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Probability Of Getting HIV From Fisting

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HIV-2 Initial test positive. Probabilities...

Hello,I recently had an STD checkup. Apparently, it was the first time I was checked for HIV as well.I am going off memory here, but I received complete negative on a Western blot for HIV-1. I received a positive for HIV-2, but the clinic said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried Guy,If you've had essentially no potential contact with HIV-2, the chances of you being HIV-2 positive would be so remote that they become essentially nonexistent. HIV-2 remains extremely Read more »

Is it probable that I have HIV?

Three weeks ago i met a guy who was really hot. We eneded up hanging out for like 5 days and in a... Read more »

Physician with probable HIV infection

Dr. Frascino, I am a practing physician whose partner recently tested positive for HIV. Given the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effective AIDS Vaccine Probably at Least a Decade Away, Researcher Says

...going to have a vaccine that is going to prevent AIDS? Probably not," Dr. Anthony Fauci told the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Fauci said clinical trials are underway on a vaccine that seems to have at least partial effect and "some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Without Disclosure of Positive HIV Serostatus in a U.S. Probability Sample of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection

...It is difficult to identify a more charged issue in AIDS prevention than that of nondisclosure of positive HIV status to sexual partners. As of 1999, 31 states had statutes making sexual contact without disclosure a criminal offense. Public Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Predictors of HIV Testing Among a Probability Sample of Homeless Women in Los Angeles County

...With the advent of effective new therapies for HIV infection, the importance of HIV testing for early diagnosis and treatment has never been greater. Yet little is known about Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viagra, Methamphetamine and HIV Risk: Results From a Probability Sample of MSM, San Francisco

...study to evaluate the prevalence and factors of Viagra use in combination with crystal methamphetamine and its relationship to HIV risk behavior in a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM). They conducted a cross-sectional,... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...things even worse by possibly getting this girl pregnant). I saw my doctor, and she said it's less likely for a guy to contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal... Read more »

Am I at risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was wondering what a guys chances of getting HIV from "fisting" are? What if you chew your finger nails/fingers and don't have open cuts but do have raw fingers? Any info Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
So I was seeing quacks in some podunk town back in october, and they didn't know what they were doing. My numbers were not good ( cd4 99 VL 88K) but I didn't start meds they put me on antibiotics to prevent PCP but it only made me break out in a... Read more »

one time insertive

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of getting infected as an unprotected insertive partner in anal sex with an HIV+ partner on a single incident, assuming you only had anal sex for less than a minute. Is there a high probability of the insertive Read more »