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Severe Itching Months After Sexual Encounter

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3 month test for HCV, HBV HIV from sexual encounter. Test further?

I had a sexual risk with a woman on her period in early December. I also used her razor to shave my beard though if I recall correctly I rinsed it out beforehand. I acquired Chlamydia from the encounter and treated with Azithromycin. I've been...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your physician is correct to say that HCV is more common spread through injection drug use, although acute HCV has been reported in multiple studies in US and Europe in MSM. Acute HCV in this instance has been associated with presence of other... Read more »

Close Encounter of the Sexual Kind

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Did I dodge a bullet? A potentiall dodgy sexual encounter in Africa

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Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

Many HIV experts have recently become embroiled in a new controversy: Does an undetectable viral load translate to significant reduction in HIV transmission during sex? If so, are condoms necessary? What message should be imparted by physicians to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using the Internet for Partner Notification of Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Los Angeles County, California, 2003

An estimated one third of Internet visits by persons aged > 18 years are to sexually oriented Web sites, chat rooms, and news groups that enable users to view sexual images or participate in online discussions of a sexual nature. 1 Although... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Treatment-Seeking Behavior for Sexually Transmitted Infection in Long-Distance Transport Workers of East Africa

The sexual and STD treatment-seeking behaviors of long-distance transport workers in East Africa were examined in the current study. A health-seeking behavior survey was conducted at four sites on the Mombassa-Kampala trans-Africa highway (n=381).... Read more »

Penal Codes, Sexual Practices and Sexual Health in Lebanon

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »
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diarrhea, itching, pricking after sexual encounter without penile penetration

Posted by goodfriend, 1 Reply
50yo male, straight, theretofore healthy, more than ten years ago tested negative, one faithful female partner before and after that test . 3 weeks ago encounter with 40 yr old female of unknown HIV status, no sexual penetration, in fact did not... Read more »

Am I infected after sexual encounter 7 years ago?

Posted by peaches900, 2 Replies
Hi I'm 21 years old turning 22 in a few weeks. When I was 14 years old I met a guy who was about 22 years old at that time and we had unprotected non-penetrative sex. I was naked and he was naked and he kept humping me right between my vagina and... Read more »

Two sexual encounters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had two sexual encounters with women of unknown hiv status. The first was 2 months ago and included vaginal and oral sex with a condom, oral sex on her with a female condom, fingering, etc. After the sex was over, I noticed some blood on... Read more »

Sexual encounter has me worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am not certain if I am HIV+, but after a sexual encounter with
a female prostitute using a condom (everything seemed OK, the
condom didnt break and it was on properly), 4 days later I began
feeling awkward like a chilled and fatgigued feeling.... Read more »