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Rape And Hiv

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Rape and HIV fear

3 weeks ago, I was date raped by this guy. Of course, he didn't use a condom. 12 days after the incident, I got flu-like symptoms which come and go - sore throat and sometimes my legs/arms are hot as if I have a fever. But when I check my body...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...First, you should report the rape. There is no reason to let him get away with this.The symptoms you are having are very non-specific. They could be due to anxiety Read more »

Rape ? HIv ?

Hi Brian , I took and ask you ? about May 4 . This has been very scare for me . On May 10 hiv test... Read more »

Rape/Hiv

Im a 19 year old female, I was raped in November of 2004. I tested neg in March for HIV but I am... Read more »
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Body Positive

Dangerous Liaisons: Rape and HIV

...Through It When a person's vagina, anus, or mouth is forcibly penetrated by a penis or an object, it is rape. A person who is raped may be exposed to HIV. The basic services available to people (women and men; see I Am a Man. Yes I Am. ) who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study: Mass Rape Increases HIV Transmission

... "The widespread rape of women and girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other conflict-torn African nations could be spurring a significant Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Assessing the Impact of Mass Rape on the Incidence of HIV in Conflict-Affected Countries

... The study investigators sought to quantify the potential impact of mass rape on HIV incidence in seven conflict-afflicted countries in sub-Saharan Africa with severe AIDS epidemics using an uncertainty Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Morning Edition" Examines Neighborhood Support Provided to Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through Rape

...segment profiles an HIV-positive woman who lives in a suburb of Kigali, the country's capital, and is overcoming the stigma of rape and HIV/AIDS with the help of the Association of Widows and Orphans and Those Affected Or Infected by HIV/AIDS. ... Read more »
Connect With Others

raped and living with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hi, my name is lacy. i live in denver. i am 17 years old. my stepfather who is poz raped me and now i am infected. found out about 1 month ago. i have been contemplating suicide. i really don't know what to do. Read more »

Date Rape Drugs HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...know he wore a condom, took it off and put another one half-way through. I really don't know what to do...I was obsessed with HIV before, but now I don't think I can take it. I have to wait another 2 1/2 months to get a positive test, I'm so... Read more »

i was raped..will i get aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was raped 2 times about 10 years ago, now with three childern i live in fear every day that i will show up with aids. What would my chances Read more »

i was raped...will i get aids

Posted by Anonymous
...back negative. Thank-god! So am i freaking out about this for nothing? I think that maybe i feel as if it was my fault that got raped not only once but twice! So if all my tests come back negative all the time then, how can i make this fear go... Read more »