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Number Of Sexual Partners Before Testing Positive For Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...you trust, and come up with a plan. Accept the reaction. You can't control how others will deal with your news. Special Situations People You May Have Exposed to HIV It can be very difficult to disclose your status to sexual partners or people you shared needles with. However, it is very important that they know so they can decide to get tested and, if they test positive, get the health care they need. The Department of Health can...
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Anal Rimming my HIV possitive partner without and other Sexual activity

The day before my partner found out he was HIV positive I licked and rimmed his anus. We did not do anything else. No anal penetration , no Penis to mouth contact. We never and still haven't had sex. So I was doing research online and saw that I may...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobAnalingus and HIV transmission Mar 8, 2010This question may sound silly, but yesterday a guy preformed analingus on me for about 45 minutes. Read more »

HIV-2 Initial test positive. Probabilities...

Hello,I recently had an STD checkup. Apparently, it was the first time I was checked for HIV as well.I am going off memory here, but I received complete negative on a Western blot for HIV-1. I received a positive for HIV-2, but the clinic said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried Guy,If you've had essentially no potential contact with HIV-2, the chances of you being HIV-2 positive would be so remote that they become essentially nonexistent. HIV-2 remains extremely Read more »

hiv status frustrating and sad

A number (3) of my sexual partners have come back to me and claimed to have been infected with HIV after we had sex. I have recurrent fungal infections in my upper thighs, which I was always told was jock itch, and some thrush on my tongue that has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Earth to questioner, earth to questioner. Come in questioner! Thanks for sharing. Now do you have a question???Dude, you need to turn off the computer and call your shrink. If you don't have a psychiatrist, you need to find one and consult... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this, and my fear has kept me from having sex since or possibly exposing anyone else to it. I later found out that he had 80+ sexual partners (disgusting, I know). He claimed to be HIV- but also revealed that he hadn't been tested in awhile.I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioral Changes Associated With Testing HIV-Positive Among Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

...sexual activity at baseline were significantly more likely to test HIV-positive," the authors reported. "Reductions in number of sexual partners and rates of unprotected intercourse occurred for all STI clinic patients regardless of whether they... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Telephone vs. Face-to-Face Notification of HIV Results in High-Risk Youth

...shelter, or protection; a sexual partner known as HIV positive; men who have sex with men (MSM); and those reporting high-risk sexual partners. Youth were asked to rate their perceived risk for contracting HIV, quantify their number of sexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...contraception method to avoid unwanted pregnancies. This study aimed at assessing how HIV test results were shared with male sexual partners, the level of use of modern contraceptive methods, and the pregnancy incidence among women informed of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...that MTF may not get from peers, family, and the larger society. HIV risk thus stems (in part) from willingness to engage with sexual partners who provide a sense of love and acceptance but who may also request unprotected sex. Body Modification... Read more »
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Tested positive

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and very well educated, about to start my graduate degree at an ivy league university. I can count on one hand the number of sexual partners I have had. None of this, of course, makes me immune to hiv. But I couldn't help telling myself : what... Read more »

Tested positive

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...and very well educated, about to start my graduate degree at an ivy league university. I can count on one hand the number of sexual partners I have had. None of this, of course, makes me immune to hiv. But I couldn't help telling myself : what... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
...Health hotline at 800-272-2437. The original rules were adopted by the state Board of Health in 1989. More than 15,000 cases of HIV & AIDS have been reported in Washington since the epidemic began in 1982. "Today the rate of new cases of... Read more »

what are the chances...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...What are the chances of contracting HIV from A. unprotected oral sex with no ejaculation B. brief (less than 5 minutes) of unprotected intercourse with pull-out (definitely Read more »