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Severe Itching Months After Sexual Encounter

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...modification. 9 HIV treatment also decreases a person's infectivity if he or she achieves undetectable viral loads. People who are diagnosed earlier also have a lower risk of progression to AIDS. Unfortunately, an estimated 24?27% of people living with HIV in the United States are unaware of their status. Furthermore, according to a National Health Interview Survey conducted in 2007, only 36% of adults reported ever being tested for HIV. ...
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Caught UTI :-(

Hello Doc Thanks for this wonderful forum. I really admire your work and just love how cool you are with everything in life. I wish i was the same! My problem starts here. I had one sexual encounter with a WL when i was single almost 2 years ago ....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...general, they can usually be easily treated with antimicrobial drugs.As for HIV, you should have an HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark (from the date the condom failed). You should use latex condoms with your fiancee/wife until your... Read more »

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
...Hi,How does one "accidentally have unsafe sex?" Did you trip and inadvertently get impaled on a throbbing tallywhacker from a virally enhanced bystander?As for your unsafe Read more »

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
...has been associated with presence of other ulcerative STDs and traumatic sex. HCV is usually apparent by antibody testing by 3 months; however, testing to six months is commonly performed for the few patients who are "outliers". Whether testing... Read more »

medicine for syphillis

what is the medicine for syphillis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treated, however, the infection moves to the secondary stage.Secondary SyphilisMost people with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and soles of your feet, it may cover your whole... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Medical Appointments

...more information on choosing a health care provider. Prepare Ahead of Time What's been going on since your last appointment? Write a list to use during your appointment. Be sure to include: New health problems or symptoms , related to HIV... Read more »
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Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...with tropism testing for Selzentry, call the Monogram Biosciences PAP at 1-877-436-6243 . Got a comment on this article? Write to us at . Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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2 unprotected sexual encounters

Posted by sadface, 5 Replies
...the results are back tomorrow. I haven't had any other "symptoms" other than the bladder. Should I be worried of HIV infection? And was it too soon to get a swab STD test after 1 week exposure? Please help, I am pulling my hair out. I haven't... Read more »

Could it be?

Posted by Anonymous
...then you were protected, but is there any chance that even with a condom i could have gotten HIV. Has anyone ever heard of this? Read more »

worried i might be infected

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...few weeks after he was tested+ and our last sexual encounter--they were neg(antibody and viral tests) should i be worried!!!??? any info or advie would be great thanks Read more »

Sexual encounter has me worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...last for so long and would PCP a problem associated with thrush cause my chest pains again that early in th infection process? Please help, I will read the next days your opinions. Thanks. Read more »