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Unprotected Vaginal Sex Should I Get Tested

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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 that, I washed my penis with soap. Then I rubbed her vagina with my penis for a long time and then penetrated for no more than 30 seconds following by...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...what you describe is consistent with this syndrome or not. In order to be sure that you are not infected you should have HIV testing performed out to at least 6 months after the last exposure. Until then you do need to at least consider the... Read more »

Window period

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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

...sex. Use a condom every time." Just as condoms are especially important for people who engage in anal intercourse, so is HIV testing. Yet the new report finds that women who engage in unprotected anal sex have lower testing rates than women who... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...tear the condom. Body jewelry in or around your penis or vagina might also tear a condom. Use a new condom every time you have sex, or when the penis moves from the rectum to the vagina. Check the condom during sex, especially if it feels... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV?... Read more »
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Very worried, need help please

Posted by John1, 1 Reply
...Okay, I had unprotected vaginal sex with some girl. A few days later I walked in the rain and caught a cold. Ten days after I slept with her I then panicked and Read more »

STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or gonnorhea could somehow taint HiV testing results. Read more »

can neg elisa be wrong?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i tested neg at 6 months after unprotected vaginal sex - can the test result be wrong - false neg? i am thanking g-d that it is neg but is there any possibilty that the negative could Read more »

I'm gonna get my results !!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm gonna get my results in two days (monday) at 7 1/2 months after my risk. My exposure was unprotected vaginal sex, tested at two and three months negative. I had a swollen lymph node in my neck for about two months. (No symptoms apart this Read more »