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What Are The Chances Of Contracting Hiv From Heterosexual Encounter

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Chance of Hiv after first encounter.

Hi, back in January I met a girl at a bar and she took me back to her place. One thing lead to another and we ended up having sex. I wore a latex condom during vaginal (there was no anal) but the oral was not protected. The condom did not break an...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,An intact condom will prevent HIV during vaginal sex. Unprotected oral sex is typically pretty low risk for HIV. To make sure of your status it's great that you've gotten tested. It's going to be good to wait... Read more »

Chances of contracting HIV

I recently exposed to a risk of contracting HIV. On the 22nd of Dec 2012 involved a protected sex... Read more »

Chances of contracting HIV

I had insertive unprotected anal and oral sex with a male partner 8 days ago, who I found out... Read more »
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Can I get HIV from fingering? Casual encounter and terrified about it

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 2 Replies
My boyfriend broke up with me and I was really sad and feeling really unattractive. So a friend told me to hock up with someone and I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I... Read more »

Chances of contracting

Posted by giambi25, 1 Reply
If you sleep with somebody(unprotected vaginal) who is hiv+ what are the chance of becoming pos? Also what does oral thrush look like?

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For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies



Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission
In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission rates remain extremely low. Those rates, they said, could be even lower by... Read more »

encounter

Posted by anonymous890, 2 Replies
i had a high risk encounter with someone and i am so scared i have been driving myself crazy and can barely function. I was with a woman had protected sex, but was drunk and did not realize the condom had broke. I have no idea when it broke but i... Read more »