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Should I Get An Hiv Test After Having Sex With One Girl

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HELP - very scared (concerning oral sex risk) (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Hi Doctor, Thankyou for your help.If I were exposed, it would have been about 2 1/2 years ago, November/December of 2007. I am a heterosexual female and lost my virginity to someone with a very iffy past. We only had sex once, it was protected -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to know" you are HIV positive???? No, absolutely not. In fact what you don't know in that situation could kill you. Delayed HIV diagnosis is still the number one cause of HIV morbidity and premature HIV-related mortality. Knowledge is power! If... Read more »

PCR/DNA testing for HIV & Oral Sex Question

Dear Dr. Frascino - What is your opinion of the PCR/DNA testing for HIV? I read where a person can... Read more »

vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Preferences Among Young Men of Color Who Have Sex With Men

... Awareness of and preferences for rapid HIV testing among young men of color who have sex with men and are engaged in high-risk HIV behaviors were assessed in the current report. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York to Force Quicker HIV Tests of Sex-Crime Suspects

... Beginning Nov. 1, suspects indicted for sex crimes such as rape in New York could be forced to undergo court-ordered HIV testing. Test results would be shared only with the alleged defendant and assault survivor, said Kevin Wright, Putnam County... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Police Force HIV Tests for Sex Workers

...routine sweep for criminals in Mwanza earlier this month arrested 14 women deemed sex workers and allegedly forced them to undergo HIV tests, rights workers say. The women were subsequently charged for "deliberately trading in sex while having a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Law Requiring HIV Tests for Convicted Sex Workers, Solicitors Fails to Slow Spread of HIV Because It Is Not Enforced, Editorial Says

...almost 40% of solicitation and commercial sex work convictions processed in state courts in 2006 and 2007, there is no record of HIV tests being ordered, read by a judge or filed. In addition, even if test results are successfully transferred to... Read more »
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ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and I Read more »

Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
My name is Vanessa I have been with my boyfriend for about a year and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last... Read more »

should i get a hiv test?

Posted by neri, 1 Reply
...here's how it goes... I met my boyfriend last February, he is working abroad, we had sex only once. he is insisting that i should get a test for hiv. i don't know why he keeps on insisting on it. is there a possibility Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...8th week. I have no rash, boils or anything else apart from the itch. Could this be ARS or just a result of stress? Should I test for HIV? Sorry for the long post but please help me before I completely lose my mind. Read more »