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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 »

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 »

unprotected sex - level of risk for HIV transmission

I recently had unprotected anal sex with my partner, however it only lasted 30 seconds and ejaculation didn't take place. I didn't appear to be bleeding and my partners viral load is currently at a low level. Since this happened I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Unprotected anal sex as the receptive (bottom) partner with an HIV infected person is the most efficient way to transmit HIV sexually. Ejaculation in the body carries the most significant risk, but HIV can still be transmitted through contact with... 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 »

Painful Lymph Nodes After 3 Months ( Very High Risk Exposure )

Posted by David78, 3 Replies
I am a gay man I had several unprotected sexual activities during the first ten days of october with two different guys ( unknown hiv status ) in two cases I was top ( unprotected ) and in one case I was bottom ( unprotected internal ejaculation ).... Read more »