What Experts Say The Chances Of Catching Hiv From A One Night Stand

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...to tell apart from symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends,...
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one night stand. should i worry?

Hi, I am male. I had sex (one night stand) both vaginal and anal. I used the hotel shower bag and I am sure it didn't break. However, because I never done it with a stranger I got so worried. So I called her and I took her to the hospital and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Did you run out of Ziploc plastic sandwich baggies? Dude, hotel shower bags are not latex condoms!It is encouraging your one-nightstand tested HIV negative. Yes, there is a rather remote possibility she's recently become HIV infected and still... Read more »

one-night-stand partner later tested positive

During a separation from my main partner, I had a one-night stand with another man. He was an old friend and single. He's a couple of years older than me. This occurred in July 2008 -last year. Just two nights ago (Friday, June 19 2009), via gmail...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your problem is "guilt, stress, and grief;" not HIV!Your HIV-acquisition risk was relatively low. That you donated blood through the Red Cross in May and did not receive notification Read more »

I was one of your one night stands from back in the days

JK Doc. Just hoping to grab your attention in the sea of emails you must receive. I'm really anxious and need help. I know you hate people clogging your email so I apologize for writing a third time. I have asked this same question to the other hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,So you think merely by claiming to be "one of my one nightstands from back in the days" that I would pay attention and answer your unrelated question? Well, apparently you were correct. Read more »


I am a 47 yo male and have been on Atripla since June 2008 with great success. Went from CD4 511/29%, vl-47,000 to CD4 723/41%, undetectable in December. The other night I started to feel a "vibration" in my left foot, 1 second on 1 second off that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...be due to nerve compression (or vascular occlusion to a nerve). Careful history and examination of both extremities by your HIV specialist is the starting point for assessment. KH Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...may be due to interactions between HIVtherapy and female hormones. It may also be the result of women's smallerphysical size. Standard doses of drugs are usually based upon research donepredominantly in men. This means women, who generally weigh... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? AIDSstands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: Acquired means you can get infected with it. Immune Deficiency... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep Stumbling when you walk Feet throbbing or cramping at night Sudden sharp shooting pains It is these slight or occasional sensations that are often overlooked byboth the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...hello my girl friend has full blown aids with a 't'cell count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including Read more »

Worried After One Night Stand

Posted by adviceformeplz, 1 Reply
...I am a female, 26 years old. On Friday night I had drunken unprotected sex with a man (stupid mistake). He is an acquaintance, not a perfect stranger ... white male who is Read more »

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