What Could You Say To Someone Who Thought They Were At Risk For HIV
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Posted by Dex, 2 RepliesMade out with a girl a few times when I had canker sores. Called a testing center/hotline to check my risk. They said...
"there have been a 'few' reported cases of HIV transmission because they were specific circumstances e.g. known HIV partner and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOver the past 6 months I have had 3 encounters. One unprotected oral (I was insertive) along with protected anal. Then two more insertive unprotected orals. Six weeks after the last encounter I had an ELISA test done which came back negative.
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Posted by ggd, 1 Replyam really freaked out because i feel like lately there has been a lot of conflicting information in general on HIV and HIV risks. The obvious is around anal / vaginal sex and perhaps oral sex. But i am confused about the new focus open mouth kissing... Read more »
Posted by Anonymousoh, come one you guys! as far as i have noticed in 32 years of life, encountering a few hiv + people, and others who have sex with hiv+ people for a long time, i will assert that anyone can get it, and there is no reason for it: just some people, in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi everyone...
I'm HIV positive and I used to have unprotected sex with my boyfriend of almost two years. Last week we got his test results back and part of it came out "undetermined"... so he had to get a blood test. I'm really nervous and confused... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,First off, please note questions such as these should be posted to the Safe Sex forum, not the Fatigue and anemia Forum. I'll post the reply in both forums. Is this "natural?" I've given up trying to even define what's... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You are correct: We don't know much about xmrz (xenotropic murine leukemia virus). However, I would expect, now that we have a possible link to chronic fatigue syndrome, there will be intensive research gearing up. We should expect to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi AK:When PEP is administered it is done with more than one medication. Combivir would not typically be prescribed on its own. 72 hours is the cut-off time for PEP. Your risk alone was not terribly high. You were the insertive partner, you used a... Read more »
Injection Drug Use in India More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Could Fuel Spread of HIV, Survey SaysInjection drug use in India might be more widespread than previously thought, which some health experts and advocates say could fuel the spread of HIV in the country, according to a UNAIDS -supported survey recently released by the Society for... Read more »
Less Than a Year After CDC Announced The U.S. HIV Epidemic Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought, Public's Sense of Urgency Is Down, Even Among Some Higher Risk GroupsWashington, DC -- Less than a year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recalculated the size of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and announced that there were 40 percent more new HIV infections each year than previously believed, a new... Read more »
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Success of Antiretroviral Drugs Creates Need for Increased Education Among High-Risk Groups, Editorial SaysThe development of new treatments for HIV/AIDS "represents a triumph of medical research" but has also "produced some unexpected pitfalls," including a decline in the use of sterile needles and condoms among injection drug users, a New Orleans ... Read more »
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