Protected Sex With Unknown Status

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Healing cut a risk?

Hi there. I am rather worried about something that happened to me. I had protected sex with a guy of unknown status. However before we had intercourse he stimulated my clitoris with his finger for a couple of minutes. Afterwards I noticed he had a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not be concerned about this as a risk. Please forward any future HIV related questions to the HIV forum. Read more »

HIV/HCV coinfection from sex

Hello doctor. Over 7 months ago I had condom protected sex with a sex worker of unknown HCV / HIV... Read more »

QTND (I guess)

Hey Dr. B,Thank you for your help and support to all of us out there. You are the man...Question:... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers to whether someone has HIV infection or not. HIV isn't the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines 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 »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases... Read more »
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Oral protected sex with uknown condom status

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
...expiration when i was performing. The intercourse only was oral sex without ejeculation for 2 minutes more less and with a unknown condom brand and quiality. I never feel the condom was broken or taste any precum during the oral sex. I went... Read more »

Signs of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia - PLEASE HELP

Posted by anxious_TT, 1 Reply
...Hi all, I am a worried male from UK & would greatly appreciate your help. I had protected sex with an individual of unknown sexual status in 2007 October. I decided to get a test 1 year after this incident due to the fear Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is this considered low risk, very low risk, or no risk? Condom Protected Insertive Oral Sex, with woman of unknownstatus? Read more »

In a bad place mentally

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV. The basis of this is as follows. During a break from my long term girlfriend of 4 years( 12 months ago) I had vaginal protected sex with someone of unknownstatus but the condom broke. As a result(I think) I got thrush which cleared up... Read more »
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