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Likelihood Of Having Hiv

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Do Asian-American Women Who Were Maltreated as Children Have a Higher Likelihood for HIV Risk Behaviors and Adverse Mental Health Outcomes?

The authors reported that the current study "is the first to systematically investigate whether multiple child maltreatment is associated with HIV risk behaviors and adverse mental health outcomes among Asian-American women." Using computer-assisted... Read more »
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 »
Ask the Experts

Likelihood of HIV Infection?

So, as weird as this sounds. I had a dominatrix push a couple of used condoms up my bum during a session I was having. The semen in the condoms were approximately 5-6 hours old, and were exposed to common air environment. I'm curious to know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So Miss Whiplash the Dominatrix shoved spunk-filled condoms up your butt? Why would you think that would sound at all weird???Dude, that dame and what you did are dangerous. HIV testing is warranted. I can't give you an exact risk, as we... Read more »

likelihood of HIV infection

Dear Dr. Cordova,I had a western Blot test after exactly 12 weeks having unprotected sex with a HIV + woman. The test result was negative and test also indicated no reactivity for p24 antigen. Given all advice to retesr at 3 months and 6 months,...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:I would feel confident in the results of your 12 week test. I do not think you need to test again at the 90-day mark. You can wait until it is time for your next regularly scheduled test.In health,Richard... Read more »

Likelihood of converting from HIV- to HIV+ given my partner's HIV + status

I am HIV-, but currently living with my lover who is HIV+. We always have sex with condoms, but he is always the top. What are the possibilities that I'll contract the virus if we continue to practice safe sex? Are there any studies...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Try reading through my response to Condom Failure. That response summarizes some studies about the effectiveness of condoms among mixed-status/serodiscordant couples. The bottom line is that when condoms are used correctly, every time, and there... Read more »

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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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 »

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 »

What is the likelihood of infection?

Posted by hdd566, 1 Reply
I was recently in a situation in which a sexual partner and I engaged in unprotected sex without my knowledge. Once I realized what was happening I immediately stopped it, at which point he told me about his hiv + status, and that he was... Read more »