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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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50 + Oral Sex Acts, Real Word Vs Statistical Risk

40 y/o hetero male, I have somewhere around 50 episodes of Unprotected Oral <The one being sucked> Stupid and Foolish, to be sure. I have reas your stats on oral and I know you are right, but in the real world, should I be worried? Thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're a 40-something hetero dude with 50 something blowjobs. OK check! Stupid and foolish! Well, that's open for discussion. Some would say "lucky." Others would say they could top that at a single circuit party. Next, you... Read more »

HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What is the true risk from oral sex? This is a somewhat difficult question to respond to, as there can be confounding variables. See below for some recent information from the archives. (By the way, we have an entire chapter in the archives... Read more »

one time heroin injection with clean needle/syringe. symptoms/risk level?

Thanks for reading my questions. I'm having severe anxiety about contracting HIV and was wondering what was the likelihood of being HIV+ and the correspondence of my symptoms.I am a 21 year old, white female in college. Two weeks ago, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, I absolutely agree with you: Injecting heroin is a stupid, stupid, stupid thing to do. Girl, what the hell were you thinking??? The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from sharing works for injection-drug use with a partner... Read more »

Does HAART act as a PEP for those at risk of co-infection or re-infection?

I apologize that this question is not about the topic of fatigue and anemia.I have been reading up on co-infection and re-infection. I am aware of your ultimate position being that the risks are not worth it.That being said, it all my readings I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
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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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HIV from one-time sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I want to know how many women contract HIV from having sex with a + person only a few times. I know it is possible, but I've heard it usually takes repeated exposure to the virus to contract the disease (unless the couple engages in higher-risk... Read more »

He's acting Weird after unprotected sex

Posted by frustrated, 1 Reply
I met this most handsome guy, with extra ordinary manners. I was convinced that this is the guy i was looking for. We ended up intimate, We did not use protection. afterwards I felt like shit, and I started asking him about his HIV status, he told... Read more »

Sex with HIV+ man. Worried. Risk?!

Posted by worriedguy2012, 1 Reply
I am extremely worried about a possible HIV exposure.Thanks in advance for your help!! On Saturday, December 3rd I had "safer" sex with a guy. We went out tonight - Tuesday, December 6 - and he told me that he is HIV+! I am angry that he told me... Read more »