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Odds Of Infection Sharing Vibrators

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response to im positive he isnt... what are the odds

Dr. Bob,thanks for your reply and your response is my everyday wish, tho unfortunatly its much past that point now.im 100% deffinatly hiv positive. if theres a way i can share my personal "health tracker profile" with you i will. im 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It is indeed possible that your partner has remained HIV negative despite multiple exposures over the past two years. Not every HIV exposure leads to viral transmission, thankfully! For example, the CDC estimates the per-act risk for acquiring... Read more »

The Odds Are Against Me, Is Woo-Hoo Still Possible?

Dr. Bob,I wish I could claim to be one of the worried-well and had one of those "A hooker with... Read more »

I know the odds but ...

Dear Dr. Bob,First thank you for the wonderful service you provide. Not only do you provide... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Outbreak of Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Methamphetamine Injectors: The Role of Sharing Injection Drug Equipment

"Methamphetamine use has become increasingly prevalent in the United States," wrote the authors, who set out to identify risk factors for acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among Natrona County, Wyo., residents who inject the drug. All... Read more »
TheBody.com

A "Negative" Outlook: Dr. Steve Natterstad Shares Secrets to a Successful Magnetic Relationship

Steven M. Natterstad, M.D. When "Dr. Steve" isn't responding to questions from our Spanish-speaking readers on TheBody.com's Tratamientos forum , he runs the Frascino Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care for people living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups at Odds Over Disbursement of Global Fund Aid in Kenya

PlusNews /IRIN examines an ongoing disagreement between the Kenya Consortium to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria -- a group of nongovernmental organizations -- and CARE International about the speed at which CARE is disbursing its funds from... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Raltegravir in Hepatitis Co-Infection

Due to shared routes of infection -- including re-use of equipment for substance use and tattooing, as well as unprotected sex -- co-infection with hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus is relatively common among some HIV-positive people.... Read more »
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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptve anal sex 1-120
Insertive anal sex 1-1666
Receptive Oral sex 1-2500
Insertive oral sex 1-5000
Insertive Vaginal sex 1-1000
Receptive Vaginal sex 1-500
Needle stick 1-350

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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »

what are my odds of being infected???

Posted by eric100, 1 Reply
i had anal sex with another male with a condom when he withdrew the condom stayed inside of me he did not ejaculate what is my risk of hiv. infection? i asked of his status and he assured me he was clean but one never knows and now i can't sleep or... Read more »

Good Vibrations please

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have recently read some messages with a bit of acid in their words, Im not going to enter in particular discussions about it. I only hope all of them that are worried to be HIV negative and meanwhile, as they choose to be here at this forum, they... Read more »