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Pre-cum, testing, etc....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Pre-cum has a higher concentration of HIV than semen. It's been studied under the microscope. That's why they warn against any type of unprotected oral sex as well. Doesn't matter if the guy cums are not....if you have an "opening", the more... Read more »

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Posted by chichi, 1 Reply
hi,
i posted the message "rapid testing". i am female and had unprotected vaginal sex - no oral. the guy did not cum inside of me - he pulled out but i dont know about his precum. i had to go to the doctor the next week because my vagina burnt and it... Read more »

How bad is pre-cum?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was in a relationship with someone for 3 months. We talked about our histories before we had sex. He assured me that he did not have HIV cause he had just had a number of blood tests done (not HIV related) shortly before we were together. I... Read more »

Pre-cum??

Posted by madguy813, 2 Replies
I need some help guys. I went home with a gay couple on February 15, 2002. We had sex which was all very low risk, from what I understand. They both performed oral sex on me and they both entered me with a condom. But before, all of that, when... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »
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Pre-cum and testing concern

I had unprotected receptive vaginal intercourse from a male of unknown status. He never ejaculated inside of me and this happened around 3-4 times. I never had ARS and got tested at around the 14th to 15th week from last encounter. Results were...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The immune system responds very rapidly to a newly acquired infection, including HIV; antibodies are detectable in the majority of individuals within a few weeks and by 3-4 months after exposure more than 99% of individuals will have antibody; you... Read more »

does precum contain HIV,and where do test in los angeles santa clarita

HI,I am from another country,I found out that my sex partner is HIV+,we always practiced safe sex,but I am not sure if the precum touched the condom while putting on or not,I am very scared and want to test before I go back to my country because I...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Precum can contain HIV, however the concentration of HIV is quite variable. While probably not a very high risk, you are right to be concerned about precum on a condom - IF there is a significant amount of precum on the OUTSIDE tip of the condom.... Read more »

Test Result Negative... Can I Woo-Hoo now? RE: Precum-filled Penis tip touched stripper's body...Pls help...worried sick!

Thank You Dr Bob for your reply.Just for putting all my fears to rest, as per your advice, I got myself tested using a Tri-Dot Rapid test today and the result came back to be non-reactive. It is the 103rd day since my strip-bar incident. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO! Your results are conclusive. No additional testing is warranted.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Sexual transmission of drug resistant HIV through pre-cum

I recently recieved back a positive result on my hiv test. My partner of 8 months tested positive 7 months ago. I have not had sex with anyone else since meeting him and for about 3 months prior to meeting him. I tested negative when he received...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.The issue of reinfection has been reviewed in a previous posting (HIV POSITIVE COUPLE CONTINUING SEX). In addition to that posting, I would like to review with you some recently published information regarding sexual... Read more »
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Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
TheBody.com

How Accurate Are Rapid HIV Tests? Study Finds Blood Tests Slightly More Accurate Than Oral Tests

Rapid HIV tests perform slightly worse when testing oral samples in comparison to blood, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Jan. 24. Researchers from Canada, led by Nitika Pant Pai, M.D., of McGill... Read more »
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AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

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HIV/AIDS Update --Take the Test / Take Control: National HIV Testing Day

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, promoting testing as an important strategy to prevent and control transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS. The Food and Drug Administration is joining other federal... Read more »