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Testing Negative After Showering

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one night stand. should i worry?

Hi, I am male. I had sex (one night stand) both vaginal and anal. I used the hotel shower bag and I am sure it didn't break. However, because I never done it with a stranger I got so worried. So I called her and I took her to the hospital and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...out of Ziploc plastic sandwich baggies? Dude, hotel shower bags are not latex condoms!It is encouraging your one-night stand tested HIV negative. Yes, there is a rather remote possibility she's recently become HIV infected and still in her window... Read more »

Condom broke while fuckin' in the shower

Yesterday I did a random hook up. I tried my best to protect myself. I did oral with a condom on,... Read more »

Do Tests Always Trump the Symptoms?

I am a male in my late 30's and had protected vaginal sex with a Jamaican prostitute 1 year ago. I... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...whole blood or the "factor" used by hemophiliacs. Many people were infected this way. The blood supply is now much more strictly tested and controlled. The odds of being infected from receiving blood or blood factor in the US are very low. You... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
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msm unprotected sex

Posted by matty11, 1 Reply
...5 mins. I don't know why the hell I did it, I feel like an ass and complete retard and scared out of my mind. Should I get tested tomorrow or wait the 3 months? Is it really likely i'll get hiv having uprotected sex once? I had a shower and... Read more »

Once again, Shower guy says bye

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after a week but the joint pains stayed for 10 more weeks, it was very severe arthritis like. I also noticed floaters. After testing at 7, 11 weeks, I was finally saying goodbye after getting a 13 week neg. A day after the results, I got a fine... Read more »

Shower guy extremely worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've tested negative at 3 months. Risk is very low, possible vaginal secretions in a flesh wound. Been having tons of symptoms sice week Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I tested negative at 81 days and then tested again about a month later (because the GMHC said that nothing prior to 3 months could be Read more »