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Protected Sex And Hiv Testing

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Together, have you and your partner been tested together for all STD's including HIV, TB and vaccinated for hepatitus B and A?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Rick, have you and your partner been tested together for all sexually transmitted diseases including human immunodeficiency virus, tuberculosis and vaccinated for hepatitus B and A? What were both your test results? When were you both tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.My personal health status is a private matter. My HIV status, and otheraspects of my personal health, are not relevant here. My health status doesnot have any bearing on my answers Read more »

Are babies tested for HIV at birth?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Are babies tested for HIV at birth, if the mother wasn't tested during pregnancy? If so, are the... Read more »

HIV 1 & 2 Testing at 3 months...The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Dear Rick, What is the best way to be tested for HIV 1 & 2? I have been hearing different methods... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: AIDS Warnings, Instantly; Chicago Woman Living With HIV for More Than 20 Years Uses Twitter to Quickly Broadcast Safe-Sex Messages, Urge Testing

... Following her HIV diagnosis in 1986, Chicago-based Rae Lewis-Thornton made it her mission to promote AIDS education by speaking out at schools Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The MTV Drama Raising HIV Awareness in Africa

...campaign to draw youths to health and social issues. Part of MTV's "Staying Alive" campaign, the drama's drive is an emphasis on protected sex and HIV testing. Of young Kenyans polled by Johns Hopkins University, 60 percent said they had seen the... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...Transmission Masturbation Menstruation Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas... Read more »
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Anxiety!!!

Posted by AnxietyOverload, 2 Replies
...I've just been test recently for HIV but haven't recieved the results. Like many I'm having anxiety over the status. I've used protection with partners whose status Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs in later stages, is that Read more »

pep and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? Read more »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...got infected with herpes. This had to of been from him since I never had it before. I wasnt sure how I got it since we had protected sex. But I assume that because it is a skin to skin transmission I probably got it because of that. However... Read more »