... That said, it usually takes multiple repeated exposures to an infected woman for a man to contract HIV. It is jsut a very inefficient way for the virus to infect others. ... (3 replies)
... iting another 36 hours because I leave the country on the 12th and won't have access to that kind of test for a few months. I will also get tested for all other STDs at that point. ... (3 replies)
... I've read many posts stating that oral sex isn't a risk for HIV but other stds are a concern. ... (2 replies)
... Hello Ashley :)
Ashly I will give you an honest answer as best I can .
Whe you have any unprotected sex with a person of unknown status it leaves you open for just about everything and anything in regards to getting an STD .
You're best defense to protect youreself is to use condoms all the time and if you're partner refuses to use them then they have no respect or rite... (2 replies)
... Okay, I don't think I can answer all of your questions, but I'll try and do what I can until somebody with more knowledge replies to you!
I'm not too sure about getting retested for the gonnoreah, as I've never had it. I have however, had chlamydia before, which is treated in basically the same way with a weeks course of antibiotics. After the treatment is done, that's it,... (2 replies)
... I recently had un protected sex with someone i dont know that well and so im terrified i have an STD..I went to the doctor immediately afterward and they said I have gonnoreah and a UTI..im not that worried about the gonnoreah cuz its suppose to be very treatable. My hiv, herpes 1+2, siphillus adn chlamydia results all came back negative but I have to go back to get retested.... (2 replies)
... AIDS. There was no visible blood, nor did I have any visible tears. I since understand contracting HIV this way is very low risk, and I have had multiple doctors tell me this. ... (4 replies)
... ake it to the bank that you had no risk at all for HIV. HIV is extremely hard to catch from someone unless you go around having unprotected penetrative sex with multiple partners or you share IV drug needles on a regular basis. ... (3 replies)
... elf that i have HIV and have been thinking about it for every sec for last 6 months.I got headache and got dizzy everyday for last 6 months. I got tested for all STDs after 12 weeks and it came back negative. ... (1 replies)
... I'm a bit terrified to say the least. Obviously they've been having sex with multiple people and partners and my odds are definitely MUCH more against me. Even worse because the condom broke AND I ejaculated. ... (3 replies)
... I therefore had multiple interactions with an individual with unknown HIV status, protected interactions. My concern is twofold. ... (5 replies)
... nutes later I put my penis in her mouth for about 5 to 10 seconds completely limp. the next day my penis was sore and it hurt while urinating so i was tested for stds that came back neg. 10 weeks after I had numbness and tingling in hands and feet at this time I did not know this was a symptom of ARS. ... (3 replies)
... I agree with everyone above. Even though it was a risk since you did not know his HIV stauts, he most likely does not even have HIV. Plus the multiple tests since, Id be moving on with my fear. ... (22 replies)
... s and is my first love, first everything. When we broke up I was in my second yr of college, I then turned to alcohol and of course lead to risky behavior. I had multiple partners within a 8 month period. ... (6 replies)
... and two urine HIV tests. In my OCD state I thought I would eliminate the possibility of false reading with multiple tests. Any how hey arrived. ... (4 replies)
... Even if she had it, the efficiency of transmission of HIV is rather poor in comparison to common STDs like gonorrhea. ... (29 replies)
... For every person in the world who catches HIV in that situation there are probably 100 who get hit by a bus as they're leaving the brothel (but you probably weren't too anxious about that, were you?). While it only takes one time, most people who contract HIV have multiple (tens, hundreds, thousands) high risk exposures- spouses of infected partners often remain uninfected. It... (45 replies)
... VOk, I have questions about options for hiv testing. There is a website called stdtestexpress. They have multiple lab locations around the country and test for hiv and other stds. Has anyone ever heard of them? ... (12 replies)
... and that there are multiple parts to it, etc. ... (45 replies)
... You took ELISA and WesternBlot multiple times over 11 months. WesternBlot is the "gold standard" in confirming HIV and you keep turning negative. At 6 months EVERYONE turns positive if they have HIV. ... (27 replies)