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Risk Of A Acquiring Hiv Based On Sex Act

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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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What is the probability of acquiring HIV through sex with an infected woman?

Before I ask this question I just want to add that I plan on being tested for HIV in the next month but must exit the country I am living in to do so. I live in Saudi Arabia and fear being deported if I was found to be HIV positive. Here is what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated risk would be less, because after your "Phuket" you PEPed.No need for... Read more »

To reduce possibility of acquiring HIV

Hi!How are you? I am male, 48,-ve, and living in Hong Kong.I want to know is there any estimate for the chance of acquiring HIV in M/F situation, practising vaginal and oral sex only? I learnt that some guys take tenefoir for prevention, so far any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello C.C.,The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV form unprotected insertive oral... Read more »

acquiring HIV

I recently just had unprotected sex with a man who is HIV +. he said he is on medication and his viral count is really low, undetectable. we engaged on anal sex, him being the bottom (receiver0 be being the top. What is the risk or probablity of me...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Being that this was a one-time occurrence, he is undetectable, and you were the insertive partner it's likely that transmission did not occur. You can get an accurate HIV test result at the three month mark. Since he is HIV positive,... Read more »

HIV risk from small cut at base of penis "Extremely Worried - Please Help!"

I had vaginal intercourse (no oral or anal) with a girl 7 weeks ago who I met through a friend. We used a condom for the entire time, but I had a small open cut at the base of the penis that may or may not have been fully covered by the condom. Two...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,Doesn't sound like you had any risk from the sex you had. You used a condom during the entire time which prevents any vaginal fluids from getting into your body through your penis. As for the "small open cut"... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Have i acquired HIV AIDS? please help..

Posted by Veer2112, 2 Replies
Last night i met this strange lady and we got intimate and had unprotected sex. She is 34 y.o lady, disease free and i was 25 y.o virgin disease free.
i was drunk and turned on. we might have had sex more than twice that night and the next morning.
wh... Read more »

Have i acquired HIV AIDS?

Posted by Veer2112
Last night i met this strange lady and we got intimate and had unprotected sex. She is 34 y.o lady, disease free and i was 25 y.o virgin disease free.
i was drunk and turned on. we might have had sex more than twice that night and the next morning.
wh... Read more »

Symptoms on the night of the act

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey,

I had unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a girl in November. Woke up later that night with the sweats, next day had a sore throat. Went to the clinic and got shots and meds for the usual STDs (which seemed to clear up the sore throat) and... Read more »