When Should You Take An Hiv Test After Having Unprotected Sex
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HIV-Related Conspiracy Beliefs and Its Relationships With HIV Testing and Unprotected Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Tshwane (Pretoria), South AfricaThe authors set out to determine the extent to which Pretoria MSM endorse HIV conspiracy beliefs. The team also sought to learn whether endorsing conspiracy beliefs about HIV is associated with never testing for the virus and with using condoms... Read more »
Unprotected Sex, Underestimated Risk, Undiagnosed HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Accessing Testing Services in a New England BathhouseIn the United States, MSM continue to experience increased rates of HIV and STDs. The current study reports results from an outreach conducted between 2004 and 2010 at a bathhouse in Providence, R.I., in which 1,155 MSM underwent testing for HIV... Read more »
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Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,We would recommend getting tested for HIV at 3 months. There's an extremely small chance of taking longer than that. Six months is the longest it could take (again, only on that extremely small unlikely off-chance). So... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,Your husband's three month test (and then a five month test) tells us that he is negative. Trust it! Tests are very good at what they do.It sounds like you've read about some things that can affect test results.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineThe probability of being infected is not really the most important isue. You have been exposed to the possibility of HIV infection. You need to review your committment to protecting yourself during sex. This is a decision that's in your hands,... Read more »
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Posted by Reez79, 1 ReplyI had unprotected sex with a girl 4 or 5 times on July 31st. She confessed 4 days later she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital after she told me and they gave me pep.
I stopped taking the pep on September 9th and went to get a hiv rapid... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI had an unprotedt sex for 10 seconds( yes under a minute) and last month I had a test and it showed I had Clamidya. HIV is negative. From the day i had intercourse to the day I got tested was 2 and half month (10 weeks). I still got night sweat,... Read more »
Posted by haohaode, 1 Replyon 4 February, i had unprotected vaginal sex with a thai sex worker for less than two minutes.
within 24 hours i took Kaletra, lamivudine and zidovudine for 28 days.
on 30 March(8 weeks later), this woman had ECLIA/ Roche Diagnostics test with... Read more »
Posted by gab, 1 Replyim sorry for my english.
i had a 5mins - 10mins unprotected vag sex with CSW, after 2 days i got fever with sore thoat and cough and phlegm for four days but i can still able to go for work.
then after 1week i felt something itchy in my urethra that... Read more »
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