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Protected Anal Sex Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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PEP Question

Dear Doc JoeWhere to start, I had unprotected oral and protected anal sex with a guy of unknown status(even though he claims to be negative, he refused to go get tested with me claiming it was unnecessary). Within 24 hours I got started on combivir...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The guidelines suggest that you get a repeat HIV test at 6 months after possible exposure...but if you got the test at 5 months and 3 weeks that would be OK. I think the anxiety and concern Read more »

Pos EIA, Neg WB (POSITIVE ELISA, NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT)

I am a 30 year male who had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a female I did not know almost 3... Read more »

less then 3 % from a single anal sex act sounds fishy....

bobby, how true is it about this less then 3 % chance one could get infected (HIV) that i've been... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...oral sex without using a condom. Is there any way to decrease the risk of transmission? I always wear a condom when I have anal sex with my positive partner. However his doctor says that's not enough protection and that he needs to wear a... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should start arriving within the next few months. In MSM, a clear relationship has not yet been determined between a high DNA HPV load and the cell changes that... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a 'virgin' because you haven't had vaginal sex, you are still at risk. The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...activities are most likely to cause HIV transmission when safer sex isn't used? Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum... Read more »
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11 weeks 2 days from my low risk intercouse.

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
...long kisses (She used brackets) and practiced receptive oral sex the but with condoms. With this travesty we had protected anal sex where I was the activate partner. In fact there was no 100% penetration, I was pushing trying penetration while... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute Read more »

TESTING INFO

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...base line test, 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 6 months, and then a year. 3. High risk sex with a know POZ person. i.e. unprotected anal sex. Should test out to 6 months, but 13 wks should be conclusive for the most part. 4. If you have taken PEP. The... Read more »

Jocko's Story (again)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...but here it is again: On Dec. 30th, I was with a transvestite sex worker. I received some oral sex, and we decided to have anal sex. I briefly penetrated him for about 20-30 seconds without protection. After that, I put on a condom and... Read more »