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Too Scared To Get Tested After Having Sex During Period

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scared scared scared....pcr @ 14 days ?

please help me i was exposed to hiv on 21/10/2007 ( unprotected anal sex on a female sex worker just for 1.5 minutes ).............. my wedding party is on 11/11/2007.. i do not know what to do? i know that the window period for hiv antibodies is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your wedding is 11/11/2007 and you decided to have unprotected anal sex with the Naughty Lady of Shady lane on 10/21/2007??? Hmmm . . . bad decision and even worse timing! Dude, what were you thinking??? (Yeah, that's right. You... Read more »

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns.... Read more »

test period

Hi:Scenario: John has sex with Jane. John does not look decent. Jane is afraid of contracting aids... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics Associated With Sex After Periods of Abstinence Among Sexually Experienced Young Women

The intermittent nature of adolescent sex presents a challenge to pregnancy prevention efforts, according to the authors, who added that "understanding why sexually experienced adolescents have sex after a period of abstinence will help clinicians... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rise in Iranian Prostitution Blamed on Strict Sex Rules, Economy

A recent serial killer in Iran was understood by some to be battling corruption and a social scourge -- prostitution. Saeed Hanaei went to the gallows for murdering prostitutes. "If I removed corruption, it was for the good of the people," his... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Patients to Be Tested After Hospital HIV Scare

Officials at Bundaberg Hospital in southern Queensland are recommending blood tests for 274 people treated between Nov. 6 and 13 at the facility's dental clinic. Authorities discovered that one batch of dental instruments cleaned on Nov. 6 was not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: No Longer a Death Sentence, AIDS Has Lost Power to Scare

In an era of robust AIDS therapy, just 20 of 900 HIV/AIDS patients seen by Wichita physician Donna Sweet died last year. Unfortunately, that good news means some people believe they can engage in risky sexual behavior and IV drug use without... Read more »
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Oral Sex Scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Last Monday I had an HIV test done anonymously. Well tomorrow I return for the results of my HIV test and I'd be lying if I didn't say I'm scared to death. My exposure window was about 1 year 8 months ago up to about 7 months ago. During my... Read more »

tested, waiting and scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have made myself sick, I have not slept in 2 days and have not eaten a thing. My fiance and I decided to get tested before marriage/pregnancy. I was tested on Wednesday, I was told my results would probably be back on Friday so I called after... Read more »

Scared to get tested!!! Need Advise Please

Posted by elen, 4 Replies
Seven months ago I met this guy and after dating for a couple of times, we decided to have sex. But at our very first time (vaginal intercourse), his condom broke and he ejaculated inside me. I freaked out and asked him if he had any disease,... Read more »

testing time period question

Posted by Onetime9, 1 Reply
Question for the experts. It has been just over 5 weeks since my possible exposure. Should I wait for after six weeks to get the antibody test done? How accurate is that test? I have been freaking out and it's been on my mind non-stop since that... Read more »