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Touching Rectum How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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"Top had Unprotected sex now has Itchy Rectum and Anus"

I had unprotected anal sex and was the top. Now after 16 or 17 days I woke up and had a hard bowel movement and than I had diarrea on 4-16-2012 at around 6:00AM and than soft stool bowel movement after I ate dinner at 6:30PM. I suffer from anxiety,...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Unprotected sex as the top, especially when we know the bottom <i>is</i> HIV+, is risky for contracting HIV and other STDs like Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, or Syphilis. Getting tested after 3 months for HIV/STDs is the... Read more »

Can u get any diseases from sticking a foreign object up your rectum?

For example sticking a mouthpiece that is used to blow up work out balls that hasnt been used in awhile up your rectum?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You shoved a mouthpiece used to blow up workout balls up your butt??? Oh my. Please tell me you didn't think this was the way to get a "blow job!" Abstinence-only sex education strikes again!In general, it's not a good idea to... Read more »

HIV and rectum bleeding.

Hi, im new here but ive read some questions people have posted and some asnwers have been very helpful to me, so i decided to ask a question of my own. I am 19years old and im HIV+. I found out i was HIV+ in Aug 2008. My CD4 count was 565 and my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Current guidelines suggest that in patients who are asymptomatic (without symptoms) from their HIV infection with CD4 counts above 500 can defer treatment as long as they are monitored over time as seems to be the case with you. I think the... Read more »

3rd ATTEMPT: HIV-murderer? he spit (blood?) into my rectum!

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for all of your great work, you are a true inspiration!I have written to you twice already with various stories, but I have decided to "write off" a few stories because I realize that the previous ones are extremely...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Bonjour,Un meurtrier HIV ? Je crois que tu lis trop de policiers. Il n'y a jamais eu un cas document ou on a attrap le VIH attribuable rimming (fourrer sa langue dans le cul d'autre). A ta demande, bref sans faire de blagues. Bonne... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you actually DO have ARS symptoms, how long after those symptoms would one test positive on an antibody test?

And before any of the regulars jump in with the "you cannot judge by symptoms, if you feel you are at risk, get tested"........I think... Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive.
I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor in the morning. But this first... Read more »

recpetive anal sex, condom half in half out rectum

Posted by alphabetsoup, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

I met up with a guy in a bath house, I do not know his hiv status. We had sex, I was the receptive partner and I got on top while he lay down. We used a condom and some silicon lube. After a few minutes he came inside the condom, he then... Read more »