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What Is The Chance That You Have Herpes

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Chances of getting genital herpes from cunningiligus, analingus and fingering

Hello Doctor Frascino, I would first like to truly applaud you for everything you have done for so many people and their lives with your knowledge and kind heart. What you do is priceless.I am an 18 year old male who recently went to spain for a...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Having unprotected sex with anyone puts you at risk, no matter if it is with a prostitute or someone you know. From what you have described my best recommendation to you is that you get in to see your doctor for a full STI (Sexually... Read more »

my chances of contacting an std

I got a handjob from a masseuse at a massage parlor recently. She spit on my penis without me... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Herpes Suppression: It All Seemed So Simple

The connection between chronic genital herpes (HSV-2) and HIV risk has grown ever stronger. A 2006 meta-analysis of previous studies noted that preexisting HSV-2 infection tripled the risk of acquiring HIV in men and women generally (Freeman et al.... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

High Rates of HSV-2 Infection in HIV-Positive Teens in United States

Rates of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection were much higher in teens with HIV or with a high risk of HIV than in the general population, according to results of a large study at 15 centers across the United States. 1 HSV-2 prevalence,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Department: One-Fourth of New York City Residents Have Herpes Virus

According to a study released Monday by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, about 26 percent of adults in the city have genital herpes. Nationwide, the virus infects 19 percent of adults. Among New Yorkers, the most affected... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

"Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine , the New York Times reports. Though... Read more »
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chances of getin hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
a question for the experts....
would it be same to say that most people are at risk of catchin the numerous other STD's out there before they get HIV? Read more »

what are the chances

Posted by fearfulbear, 5 Replies
I have had med risk about 6 months ago. Had a Oraquick saliva test done at 90 days neg, than had an Oraquick fingerstick at 6 months , again neg, what are the chances that these can be false neg, as i have been sick with symptoms for 3 months. Thank... Read more »

Chances of HIV infection

Posted by BrianJW, 1 Reply
I was obviously not very responsible in a recent sexual encounter and need advise on my chances of HIV infection. It was a routine encounter in a bar that ended in unprotected oral and vaginal sex (no anal). She seemed to be in a low risk group... Read more »

Chances with condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I made a hugh mistake - while on business in eastern europe, ended up with a sex worker in a hotel. It was protected and condom did not break (went on for about 10 mins, though). I am married with 2 kids and need to know the chances. Very worried... Read more »