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Chance Of Getting Hiv From One Encounter
Possible: Genital herpes can cause oral infection and oral herpes can cause genital infections even when no eruptions are present although transmission of the virus is much more likely during breakouts. 20% of all adults are infected with genital herpes and up to 80% of adults are infected with oral herpes and the virus can be transmitted even when there are no symptoms or lesions present. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Low but possible: The overall rate for an HIV positive women transmitting the infection to a male tis 0.04% or 4/100. If other STDs are involved the rate is increased further. If you are concerned, testing should be started. If your partner is definitely HIV positive, testing and potential medications may need to be started. Obviously, the concern in the future will be decreased if you use condoms. ...Read more
Very good!: 26% of males under 30, not married, and 29% of females, under 30, not married, are infected with chlamydia. Long term consequences can be severe. Don't "hook" up and use barrier protection, always! ...Read more
Low...: The chances of acquiring an HIV infection from anal intercourse are very low if a condom is used. Addition of a spermicidal lubricant can also help to diminish the likelihood of HIV transmission. Condoms need to be used every time and not sporadically in order to be most effective and diminishing chances of spreading sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
Definite but small!: Chances exist, but would be small!Get a more detailed answer ›
What are the possibility of getting HIV in heterosexual a vaginal act in one exposure without protection ?
What are the chances of getting HIV from unprotected insertive anal sex with a prostitute (whom i don't know the HIV status) percentage wise?
Not sure: I don't know the incidence of HIV in bulgarian prostitutes but about 43% in one study had evidence of an std. There is a chance of transmission, chances are however that you didn't contract HIV through this single encounter. You are however playing russian roulette with your life. You should not engage in such risky behavior. ...Read more
Depends: If she has it you will likely get it.She may have it & not know it as symptoms in women are often very mild or not present at all. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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