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Why Do People With Hiv Have Unprotected Sex

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Ask the Experts

What should I do if I had unprotected sex with an HIV+ person?

I had unprotected insertive anal intercourse (I topped)with my partner who is HIV+. After having sex we noticed blood on both of us. Should I take post exposure prophylaxis? What are the current reccomendations? Are there any know statisics...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more time that passes from the time of exposure, the less likely it is that PEP will be effective in preventing or aborting HIV transmission. I would suggest you visit the closest ER and get started immediately. Your partner's HIV specialist... Read more »

is there treatment for someone who just had unprotected sex with hiv person?

is there any preventive treatment for someone who just had sex with a positive person? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

...Department of Public Health , who helped create that city's policy on prophylactic HIV treatment, said, adding, "If you had unsafe sex while you were drunk or had a condom break, you should take these medicines -- that is what is recommended by... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

...coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. Costa Rica released the... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...a connection to another person. And it ties very much with what Walt was saying about the intimacy and the emotion aspect of unsafe sex. And so I think that the rates of depression among gay men, and the rates of substance use -- I think that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Court Hears First HIV Discrimination Suit

...that. UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe has estimated that some 50 million people in the country are at risk of HIV, mainly through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Back to other news for October 2010 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Connect With Others

KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS Read more »

Why won't anyone answer this question?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why is AIDS still the leading cause of death for men in San Fransico? Read more »

Only 3 ways to get HIV?

Posted by worriedOZ, 1 Reply
...However, I've read various stories on the net from HIV positive people who claim to have axquired HIV through acts other than unprotected sex. This worried me a litte. All my research and all the medical advice I have gathered to date suggests... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these times that we have unprotected sex. He doesn't ejaculate inside me, but there's still the risk. I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's... Read more »