Odds Of Catching Hiv
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Posted by kris, 2 RepliesI have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.
I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »
Posted by blackwinterday, 1 ReplyDear Expert,
I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!
I am scared over the incident told below!
Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiAny time you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk. Anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV transmission, more so for the receptive partner. You should be tested, the standards for testing are to be tested initially at 3 weeks then again... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Yep, chances are the two gal-pals you shagged and who then stole your wallet are not nuns in training.The good news is that "a condom was used in all instances." The not-such-good news is that you "don't remember much,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello "Just Wondering,"While you are "just wondering" why I answer the questions I do, I'm sure there are many folks reading this post who might be "just wondering" why someone would be having unprotected sex with... Read more »
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