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Likelihood Of Contracting Hiv

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Likelihood of Contracting HIV

Hi, Robert,I was just wondering if it's 100 likely to contract HIV if a person has had unprotected sexual intercourse with an already infected person. I am not sure if a past partner of mine was indeed infected, and I don't believe he was, but I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,100 percent? No, not even anywhere near that amount. Although it's hard to give very specific numbers, the odds of contracting HIV from having unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse with a partner who is HIV-positive is in the range of 1 in... Read more »

When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get... Read more »

Likelihood of Contraction?

Hello Dr.,I know you've already answered questions regarding risk rates of HIV contraction, ARS,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Why Merck Vaccine Candidate Might Have Increased Likelihood of Contracting HIV

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HSV-2 Are Probably Two to Three Times More Lkely to Contract HIV

...are warning that genital herpes (HSV-2) -- which is believed to infect an estimated one in eight Australians -- can facilitate HIV infection. Dr. Darren Russell, director of Cairns Sexual Health, said people with HSV-2 are probably two to three... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Help Scarce for Refugee Rape Victims in Jordan

...vulnerable to rape due to their illegal status, yet emergency contraceptives and post-exposure prophylaxis drugs to reduce the likelihood of contracting HIV are unavailable there. That was the message delivered Monday by Sarah Chynoweth of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Miss America: "Good Choices" Key

...recently to about two dozen Pittsburgh school girls at a downtown conference staged by the non-profit Educating Teens About HIV/AIDS. Cameron asked the girls to count off and stand up as she gave statistics indicating their likelihood of... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(passed down from my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get your comments on the likelihood of contracting HIV if this girl was infact, positive? Thank you. Read more »

Anal sex...

Posted by vbguy1818, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of contracting HIV if you had anal sex unprotected for only a few minutes and there was no ejaculation inside of the anus? Read more »

Paranoid...

Posted by vbguy1919, 1 Reply
...also had anal sex four times but one time was unprotected and once again the guy never ejaculated inside of me. What is the likelihood of contracting hiv?!? Read more »

No noticed symptoms = lower likelihood of seroconv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Fortunately, there doesn't seem to have been any ejaculation. The one-in-five-hundred statistic about the likel;ihood of contracting HIV as a bottom with a top having unprotected sex has been repeated enough for me to have confidence in it.... Read more »