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Low Risk HIV is the same as HIV Negative?

Hello Dr. Cordova:I just want to know if the 'Low Risk' of HIV is the same as HIV Nonreactive (Negative). If I had an unprotected oral sex with 2 homosexual men (non-group sex), will there be a possibility that I become an HIV Positive...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:When we talk about risk, we talk about the possibility of something happening. When we talk about being positive or negative, that is about whether or not it actually happened. In the scenario you described, we know that oral sex is... Read more »

low risk for hiv

hello i dont want to sound stupid but i sure do fill that way a little over a week ago i found out... Read more »

Low risk of HIV and the effect of PEP

Hello Dr Young.I am currenty in PEP treatment for 5 days for having safe oral and vaginal sex with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many People Who Know, Trust Sex Partners Assume Low Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

Many people who know their sexual partners well consider themselves to be at a low risk of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a study published in the June issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases , Reuters reports. For... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behavior and HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors in the General Population of Slovenia, a Low HIV Prevalence Country in Central Europe

In the current study, the researchers set out to describe sexual and HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk behaviors in Slovenia. In 1999-2001, a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of the general population, ages 18-49, was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Maternal Vitamin D Increases the Risk of HIV Transmission to Offspring

A new study of HIV-positive pregnant women finds that low maternal vitamin D levels are linked with a higher risk of viral transmission and an increase in infant mortality. In Tanzania, 884 HIV-positive pregnant women participating in a trial of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

The researchers conducted a sexual-behavior HIV prevalence survey on male clients of female prostitutes working in brothels in Dakar, Senegal, to investigate the degree to which these men act as a bridge for HIV transmission to the general... Read more »
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just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have asked... Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex
New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent

by Eric Erickson

ATLANTA - In contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study
shows... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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High risk or low risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

A few weeks back I had unprotected vaginal sex whith
someone who I didn't know very well. It happened a couple of times and I think he has been inside of me for about 10 minutes all together. He didn't ejaculate.
I am just wondering if this is... Read more »