A 29-year-old male asked:
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i know having a std increases risk of hiv transmission from positive female but how much of a increase are we talking as a single encounter with a positive female unprotected vaginal? is it twice as likely or slightly increased in one brief exposure

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Dr. Leigh Tracey Hoffmann
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Test and treat: The exact increase in likelihood of HIV transmission cannot be estimated. Suffice it to say that there will be some increased risk. It is recommended that you test for HIV and undergo prophylactic treatment if called for. The existing STis should also be treated
Answered on Jul 15, 2019

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