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Hiv Risk Expired Condom
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
No risk: HIV is virtually 100% prevented by correct and consistent condom use for vaginal or anal sex. Contrary to popular beliefs, hepatitis C isn't sexually transmitted at all, except in gay men through traumatic (potentially bloody) rectal sexual practices. Heterosexual partners of persons with HCV are at no increased risk at all. Thus, little or no risk even without condoms, zero risk with them. ...Read more
Protected sex with csw, unprotected recptive oral. What is the risk of hiv? I tested neg for syph, chla, & ghon. 28 day hiv-1 RNA test neg.
I received unprotected oral sex with abrasion on penis. I had negative HIV RNA after 17 days & HIV ANTIBODY & std testings. Are these tests reliable?
Unlikely to be HIV: You need to discuss with your physician. Do you know the health status of your contact? The negative tests are a good guide. You can have repeat test again in a month ...Read more
I worry about getting hiv,because i had intercourse with street prostitute in cambodia.can hiv pass thru latex condom?does latex condom have a hole?
Infection unlikely: Condoms offer very good protection in this situation. They will work as long as they don't slip off. Nothing is risk-free, and the situation itself is quite dangerous -- you may meet some people you might be better off not knowing. Everyone explores, but my hope for you is that you find a real, loving relationship in which the physical side enhances a meaningful emotional tie. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 years after protected sex with csw tested negative for p24 anigen/antibody HIV PCR viral load less than LDL when i can sure 100% don't have HIV pls?
Any possibility HIV undetectable by antibody test even after 6 mth window period due to negligible risk ie, kiss wit both bleed cut lips intact?
No: A negative test 6 months after exposure is conclusive. ...Read more
Sex with expired condom on after took it off fngered her touched penis condom did not break sex was for 5min tops major risk of STDs ?
Partner had successful vasectomy. Sperm count at zero. I'm on birth control. We use condoms and withdrawal method. Chances of pregnancy?
No sperm: No sperm, no pregnancy possible. The main reason to continue using condoms is to protect against STDs. Birth control pills are 99% protective against pregnancy. Withdrawal method unnecessary given partner has had a vasectomy, you are on birth control pills and you are using condoms. ...Read more
Had 7 HIV tests all have been negative. Risk anal penetration with condom. 2weeks RNA, 6,7,15,22 weeks 4th gen, 12,13 week ORAquick, Conclusive?
Essentially: For all practical purposes you are free of HIV. Just to be doubly sure get a HIV nucleic acid test about 6 months after your last exposure. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Is it possible to hav all 3 - P24 antigen, HIV antibodies & HIV DNA undetectable at 4 MONTHS of risky exposure? Did 4th gen(Ab/Ag) & PCR DNA together
Get over it, Bill: You are not infected. I'm glad. You need to find a way of getting these obsessive thoughts out of your head, for your sake and the sake of those who love you. Get on with your life, a better and more mature man for what you went through. ...Read more
Help me.How long window period for HIV test of fourth generation ECLIA cobas 6000(combo) for HIV p24antigen & HIV antibody1 & 2 after exposure?
HIV testing: These antibody tests can take twelve weeks or more to be valid. If you are worried about an exposure the HIV rnaa test can b valid at 21days dater exposure. Please know that HIV infection can be prevented with post exposure prophylaxis...You just sve to act within 72 hours post exposure for it to work. ...Read more
No: Recheck it 3-6 months after the contact occurred. ...Read more
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...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