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Risk Of Unprotected Sex Between Hiv Positive Persons

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What should I do if I had unprotected sex with an HIV+ person?

I had unprotected insertive anal intercourse (I topped)with my partner who is HIV+. After having sex we noticed blood on both of us. Should I take post exposure prophylaxis? What are the current reccomendations? Are there any know statisics...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more time that passes from the time of exposure, the less likely it is that PEP will be effective in preventing or aborting HIV transmission. I would suggest you visit the closest ER and get started immediately. Your partner's HIV specialist... Read more »

is there treatment for someone who just had unprotected sex with hiv person?

is there any preventive treatment for someone who just had sex with a positive person? Read more »

Unprotected sex with HIV+ person

Hi Dr Frascino, I am female in my 20s and 19 days ago I had unprotected (vaginal) sex with a guy... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

...coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. Costa Rica released the... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...a connection to another person. And it ties very much with what Walt was saying about the intimacy and the emotion aspect of unsafe sex. And so I think that the rates of depression among gay men, and the rates of substance use -- I think that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

... CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that has AIDS Vs HIV is there a high change that I would get the virus? See this whole AIDS... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »