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Is It a Risk? How risky are certain activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission Masturbation Menstruation Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman)...
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un protected oral sex, got tested after 3 wekeks and after 90days (PCR QUALITATIVE TEST AND ELISA ANTIBODY TEST. BOTH WERE NEGATIVE)

hI DOC,Thanks for your reply on un protected oral sex. I have got it checked again after 93 days through HIV1 RNA PCR QUALITATIVE TEST AND ELISA ANTIBODY TEST both were negative.Hope the results are conclusive and I need not have to worry. Please...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiGood to hear about your results and yes as long as there were no other exposures during the 93 days your test are conclusive.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Rash after protected sex with HIV+ The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

About a month ago, I engaged in penetrating anal sex with an HIV+ male. I was not penetrated. A condom was used and it remained intact. Other activities included deep kissing, masturbation and fingering of my anus. About a week later, I developed a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.Having a rash near the penis is not consistent with recent HIV infection. Also having flu-like symptoms does not necessarily indicate recent HIVinfection either. The Question, Acute Retroviral Syndrome, dated... Read more »

protected vaginal and protected oral sex.

hi mom,thanks for your reply. yesterday i asked u a question (male pakistani national) regarding condom protected sex.. u told it is low risk activity.. is it serious that i shd get tested.. ? if yes what is the chances of getting positive.. i am...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm not sure which question you asked but let me go through how you can and cannot get HIV.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through... Read more »

rapid test accuracy after protected sex

Hi Dr. Wohl, On 11/27/12 I had protected vaginal sex with a man of unknown status. He used a latex condom (from start to finish and no breakage). He also pulled out before ejeculating. I took a 3rd generation Unigold rapid test by Biotech (finger...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There was no risk here so I would not retest. Your risk of a false positive HIV test (which would unnecessarily freak you out) is higher than any risk (zero) that this event led to HIV infection.DW... Read more »
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Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

Risk of Protected Anal Sex?

Posted by coolcoop36, 2 Replies
So basically I am a male, had one experience with another male about 9 months ago. The only thing that happened was PROTECTED anal sex where I was the top, we made out and some genital to genital touching. I am concerned because I had a tiny cut on... Read more »

Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »

Help! Protected vaginal sex

Posted by HannahZ, 1 Reply
Hi! First time posting and scared to death.

I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »