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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...
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 »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Trials of Merck 's experimental HIV vaccine were halted in September 2007 because the drug might have increased the likelihood of contracting the virus rather than preventing it, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Experimental... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Living in Disadvantaged Urban Neighborhoods Increases Likelihood of Injection Drug Use, HIV Infection, Study Says

"Neighborhood Social Disorder as a Determinant of Drug Injection Behaviors: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach ," Health Psychology , January 2005: Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that living in a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Willingness to Use HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and the Likelihood of Decreased Condom Use Are Both Associated With Unprotected Anal Intercourse and the Perceived Likelihood of Becoming HIV Positive Among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men

The research team conducted the current study to determine Australian gay and bisexual men's willingness to use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as well as the likelihood of decreased use of condoms. In April-May 2011, a national online... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HIV Treatment Reduces Death, Likelihood of TB, Study Finds

"Early treatment for HIV cuts patients' risk of death by about 75 percent," according to a study conducted in Haiti and published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The study also demonstrated that... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
7 weeks ago I made the stupid mistake of having unprotected sex with this girl, a one-night stand. I was having [vaginal] intercourse with the girl for maybe 10 minutes at most, when I felt like I was about to ejaculate, so I pulled out (I wasn't... Read more »

No noticed symptoms = lower likelihood of seroconv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had a nasty experience--a gentleman who was penetrating me (a male) took off the condom and engaged in unprotected sex with me for a couple of minutes. Fortunately, there doesn't seem to have been any ejaculation.

The one-in-five-hundred... Read more »

What is the likelihood?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im waiting in results from a life insurance blood test and am sick with worry. What is the likelihood that I could be HIV+ and my wife not be? I know she is negative as she gives blood every month or so for the past few years. Is it possible to be... Read more »

Infected via cut likelihood

Posted by Anonymous
I accidentally stuck myself with a pair of scissors that were in the blood bank at work 9 weeks ago. The scissors had been sitting at room temperature for at least 12 hours without use and there was no visible blood on them. I didn't think anything... Read more »