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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

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Risk of Getting HIV from HIV- Partner (SUPERINFECTION)

What is the risk of getting infected with HIV through anal intercourse (insertive) without using protection, while both partner are known to be HIV-? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your answer was waiting for you (multiple times over) in the archives.Dr. BobSerosorting vs SuperinfectionJul 23, 2006 Hi Rob, first of all i really... Read more »

low risk+low load=longer window period?

Dear Dr Robert,I hope you can help me. I believe I am one of your so called "worried well" 36 Days ago I had the good fortune to engage in sexual acts with two chaps. I had protected anal and unprotected oral, I did swallow (well they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The level of plasma HIV viral load may affect the ease of transmissibility, but it would not affect the duration of the window period. In other words, a low or undetectable viral load decreases the risk of viral transmission. However, if someone... Read more »

Safer Sex and anal/oral sex "Question about high risk and low risk"

I have been reading your Q&A for quite a while, and I found it's informative. But recently I'm a little unsure about the HIV transmission risk. Basically, to have single partner who you know his status should be safer, compared to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the questions,I can understand how some of this might be confusing, let's tease the pieces of your question apart.Firstly, your risk was <b>very low</b>. It's important to note that protected sex poses <b>no... Read more »

Risk of getting HIV

I had sex with someone I believe to be susceptible to HIV. She told me she was from Nigeria, and I know Nigeria has a rather high HIV percentage. And given the fact that this was a one night stand, I definitely am feeling very scared. I used a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is incredibly low. First you are not sure of her status, just because she is from Africa does not mean she has HIV. It is also more difficult for women to transmit the virus to men and the fact that you used a condom, we know that they... Read more »
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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 »

I'm major stressed is this low risk/no risk?

Posted by xandernumpty
Just over two weeks ago i finally gave in to my bi-curious urges and met up with a complete stranger who i got chatting to online. His profile said he had a bfd he said he was single, and also let slip that he'd been assaulted on the scene a few... 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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PLEASE HELP! what are the risk of me getting infected?

Posted by Timeless, 2 Replies
Im a guy and I dated this guy few months back. We had sex more than once, all we did was just oral sex and rubbing our bodies and penis together and french kissing, we never had anal sex, there was once he did ejaculate in my mouth and i swallowed... Read more »