Should I Be Tested After Protected Sex

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Get tested now, today and then get tested again laterThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Getting tested now, today and then again later is more effective than waiting to get tested after some window or latency period. That way it's possible to determine infection earlier than later. There's also determining when exposure happened more...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Diseases (STD's) as well. If a person is exposedto one STD, they may be exposed to others at the same time. You can haveunprotected sex with a person who has multiple STD's, and not necessarily getall of these infections at the same time. You... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: AIDS Warnings, Instantly; Chicago Woman Living With HIV for More Than 20 Years Uses Twitter to Quickly Broadcast Safe-Sex Messages, Urge Testing

Following her HIV diagnosis in 1986, Chicago-based Rae Lewis-Thornton made it her mission to promote AIDS education by speaking out at schools and colleges, writing first-person magazine articles, and producing TV segments on the topic. Appearing... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...Transmission Masturbation Menstruation Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call... Read more »