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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Having Sex During Period

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be...
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Balanitis 8 Months after an Unsafe Sex Encounter with an HIV+?

Last November I accidentally had unsafe sex with a HIV+ man, and he ejaculated inside me once. I had my RT PCR blood test this January; it did not detect any virus. And in February I did antibody test; the result was negative. After one month,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bystander?As for your unsafe sexcapade, the CDC recommendations are to get HIV-antibody tested at both the three- and six-month period. That you've had negative HIV-antibody tests out to five months plus an undetectable RT PCR at three months is... Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in a short period of time.Taking Care of YourselfAny type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of HIV... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exams. I also tested at a year becasue there appears to be a lot of mix messages out there on testing,,,some say the window period is 3 month, some say 6 month and some even say that there have been cases where individuals have tested positive... Read more »

Your opinion Dr Bob: Condom failed- HIV chances?

Last night during sex with a girl, the condom failed. The good thing in the story is that she had an HIV test 2 days ago (I actually had a look at it just to make sure) which came out negative. The only thing is that she had sex with another guy 1...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The only theoretical risk would be that she contracted HIV from the dude she shagged a month ago and was still in her "window period" when she took the HIV test two days ago. Obviously the chances of this being the case are extremely remote at... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

...face us." Wawer added that the study shows that "the need for extreme precaution and abstinence from sex in the post-procedure period cannot be overemphasized" ( Washington Post , 3/7). Jennifer Kates, HIV policy director and a vice president at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...year. Only about half of these infections are reported to CDC. In 2006, 358,366 cases of gonorrhea were reported to CDC. In the period from 1975 to 1997, the national gonorrhea rate declined, following the implementation of the national gonorrhea... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...diagnoses, a number that represents 19% of the 952,629 AIDS diagnoses in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during this period. 3 From the beginning of the epidemic through 2005, an estimated 85,844 women with AIDS died, accounting... Read more »
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Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...stuff, because I don't start work at my new job for another 2 weeks. I just want it all to end... waiting for the 12-week window period has taken forever. Hoping for your prayers, well wishes, and hopefully a few educated/knowledgeable answers... Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear condoms when we have sex Read more »

am I infected with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I HAD SEX WITH FIVE PRO"S USING CONDOMS WITHIN A PERIOD OF 6 MONTHS ONLY ONCES ONE OF THEM HAD ORAL SEX WITHOUT CONDOM FOR 5 MINITS DO YOU THINK I HAVE HIV/AIDS Read more »

Sex while on Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if the chances of woman contracting HIV increases if she has intercourse with a HIV+ partner while on her period? I have'nt had much luck finding anything on that, so I would really appriciate it if someone could answer this... Read more »