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What Is Risk Of Hiv From Unprotected Sexual Exposure

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Risk of exposure from brief unprotected vaginal sex

Hello,I recently had a sexual encounter with a man that I have learned from other may have a history of sex with men. What is especially concerning is that for a brief moment (>30 seconds) we engaged in unprotected vaginal sex, before utilizing a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hithough it is easy to judge someone by their past actions, it doesn't always mean that HIV is present. But of course yes receiving HIV testing is the only way to truly put your mind at ease. The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially... Read more »

I'm HIV negative, first sexual partner (unprotected) tested negative today in HIV walk in clinic. Do i still undertake treatment?

Im HIV negative and foolishly had unprotected sex with someone who hadnt been checked in almost a year. Today he tested negative in a HIV walk in clinic. Beforehand, I was given the post exposure prophylaxis starter kit from a local std clinic due...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The issue is that HIV tests do not pick up very recent infection. So, if your partner was theoretically infected a week before having sex with you it is possible he would be highly infectious yet antibody negative.The chances of this are low but... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can... Read more »

boyfriend tested positive, lots of prior unprotected exposure

My story is a bit convoluted, but I've been seeing a guy for about six months now. After a week or two, we stopped using protection because we are monogamous and I had been a virgin before that and he had always played safe. Yesterday, we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I certainly understand your concern! I'm sure this is a very trying and confusing time for both you and your boyfriend.Starting first with your boyfriend, it's absolutely appropriate to run an ELISA (and a WB, if the ELISA is... Read more »
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question about unprotected sexual exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question: If I had unprotected sex several times with someone who could possibly have been exposed to HIV (I'm not sure if he was ever tested) and he pulled out before ejaculation, do you think I still have a great chance of getting HIV if he does... Read more »

Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
Hi All,

Technically I had several exposures due to unprotected oral sex, but the most recent one is probably consider the most risky:

1. 1st exposure on 2/28/09 I performed oral sex on a male with unknown HIV status, I did not taste any precum and he... Read more »