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Seroconverting After Rimming

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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 transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot...
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Sero Conversion sickness while on PEP

Dr Bob,Can you please help. I had one unprotected anal sex episdoe while I was drunk about 8 days ago. I was the insertive partner (I did have receptive anal sex but used a condom, also did lots of oral and rimming. I had had some dental work the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tim,Yes, it's possible to experience acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms while on PEP, if the PEP is not working to abort the HIV infection. PEP is not 100% effective. I, for instance, took my first dose within seconds of my occupational... Read more »

I think you are amazing!!!

I am definitely sending you some monetary support to help with your worthy cause. Your posts are literally helping me through this 3 month period (5 weeks down). This might seem stupid, but should I count 12 weeks or would it be more accurate to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Three months or 12 weeks does not make a difference in terms of HIV-antibody test result accuracy.2. No, your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV ARS. Yes, acute retroviral syndrome symptoms occur when someone is... Read more »

HIV risk?

Hello,I hope you will be able to advise or reassure about something which has recently happened.I am a 29 yr old gay man.4 weeks ago I met a guy and went back to his place. Things got a little heated although perhaps not what most people would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Mark,I am very disappointed that you, as a 29-year-old gay man, "FREAKED out and left immediately" as soon as your partner disclosed his positive HIV status!First of all, especially as a "29 year old gay man," you should realize by now that any... Read more »

Seeking psychiatric help...

Hi Doc,First of all, thank you for answering my previous query: www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q172568.htmlI took your advice and am seeking mental help for my problem. The psychiatrist who evaluated me during the first session told me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief.1."Minimal at best" certainly does not mean "appreciable risk!" 2.Booze and cigarettes do not lower your "immunity" to HIV infection.3.Your repeatedly negative tests, now out to 43 weeks, continue to corroborate what we've known... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many... Read more »
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HIV Testing

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HIV Transmission

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HIV Testing 101

Is It a Risk? How risky are certain activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal... Read more »
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Seroconvertion

Posted by jeffo444
What is the longest period ever seen in the world for someone to suffer seroconvertion? Read more »

anyone seroconverted late (see links)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »

Any late seroconverts?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »

All I am holding on to

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Tomorrow (Tuesday) I send in my 3 month test. Needless to say, I am scared to death. I have thought about some things though.....My exposure was low risk (I was blown by two guys and rimmed by another in a bath house - I did not see any blood). I... Read more »