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what are the odds of getting hiv twice

what are the odds of getting a second hiv infection while on medications truveda,norvir and prezesta ...viral load undetectable and cd4 count 1100...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Risk for 2nd HIV infection while on effective darunavir based regimen very low-unlikely to happen unless a resistant virus in the partner and that is very uncommon to darunavir at this point in time. Can still acquire hepatitis B/C, syphilis, HPV,... Read more »

Woman to Man Transmission: why are the odds different in Africa?

In the US, there is a consensus that the risk of heterosexual transmission from woman to man is much lower than from man to woman. Why is this different in Africa?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In general, the receptive partner in vaginal or anal sex is considered to be at greater risk for infection with HIV than the insertive partner. This does not mean that women are biologically more prone to infection than men; similar rules apply to... Read more »

feeling odd, not getting any better:(

hello , ive been feeling weak, fatigue, dizzy, headaches, leg pain joints etc.for almost four weeks and its not getting any better. ive been to the doctor almost three times and ive been told blood work looks good ive been on meds since 2010 and my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sounds like you need a thorough clinical and mental health assessment. You dont mention which HIV meds (or other meds) you are taking and what other health problems you have (ie blood pressure, diabetes, smoking)--those are relevant to put your... Read more »

playing the odds

Hi Mr. KullIt is worrisome to me and many others that you say if the test is negative at 3 months, HIV is not the person's problem. Isn't it just a little irresponsible to allow people to assume they are totally free of HIV when there...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Thank you for your post. No one should take my words as the final answer. People should ultimately make decisions based on what is right for them. If you think that you are at risk for infection, you should get tested and use condoms with your... Read more »
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what are the odds ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had risky sex with 2 men in the gay community. I was both a top and a bottom for both guys and all sex was unprotected. what are the odds in such a high risk ? last time I tested was over a year ago and I was negative. I am in good shape non... Read more »

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 r the odds?

Posted by Jockeyguy, 1 Reply
I was engaged in intercourse with a young lady in Capetown, South Africa! During the episode I kept checking to see if the condom was on, after checking at one stage I noticed about 5-10 thrusts after that it was off! What are my odds/chances of... Read more »

Playing the odds while barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am planning a bareback Halloween spectacular and I am a gay male bottom. I read that the odds of contracting HIV from a known positive could be 1 in 25 and as good as 1 in 100 so if I am receiving ejaculate from 5 men then my odds would be 1 in 5... Read more »