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Who As A High Risk For Getting Hiv

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Condom Breaking

I am Hiv + and my bf is HIV-. He is usually the top and I am usually the bottom. But sometimes we switch. We were having sex and I was using a condom, and after I ejaculated I pulled out and pulled off the condom but noticed it had broke. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...combination antiretroviral therapy that drives the HIV plasma viral load down to undetectable levels significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission, but does not eliminate it. PEP would be recommended if it could be started soon (and no... Read more »

high risk for hiv?

I am a 34 year old female who has had 4 sexual partners (since age 21). This includes my fiancee... Read more »

worried about high risk for HIV

yes i am a current worry well. I've written in several times (and even donated - hoping that it... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

...not contingent risk factors." "Alcohol use before sex is associated with an increased likelihood of condom failures and with high-risk sexual encounters, ones that have consistent situational characteristics regardless of whether condoms are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...women in the population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, and High-Risk Sexual and Injection Networks Among Young Women Injectors Who Have Sex With Women

...with women (WSW IDUs) comprise 20 percent to 30 percent of American women IDUs. Compared to other women IDUs, WSW IDUs have higher HIV prevalence and incidence rates and a greater likelihood of engaging in high-risk injection and sexual practices... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low CD4 Cell Count Elevates Cancer Risk in Patients With HIV

...Dr. Dominique Costagliola of INSERM and Universite Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris examined the effect of these factors on the risk of specific cancers in HIV-1 patients. Using data from the French Hospital Database on HIV cohort from 1998 to... Read more »
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very high risk, boyfriend hiv+, am in a panic

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...terms with the fact he did not tell me, or insit on protecting me, i do understand he tried, and he thinks he didn't put me at risk because of the nil viral load and the no ejacultaion, but i feel like he threatened to kill me and can't trust... Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have deep kissing recently (1 month ago) with a guy (stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm in high risk.... Read more »

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »

Is barebacking safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have heard that barbacking is not as high risk as it use to be and that getting hiv is no big deal as they now hav meds that keep it under control. I'm 17 years old and Read more »