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Does condom work? Have you seen any case of HIV with an intact condom?
Hi, and thanks for your question Condoms, when used properly, are a very effective barrier against HIV transmission. They are also excellent at preventing other sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis as well as preventing pregnancy. For maximum efficacy it’s important that condoms be used correctly. A new condom should be used every time you have... Read Full Answer
I am from Bangladesh. have some stupid mistakes in my life and I am paying heavily for this Episode. #1 october 29,2014 I had protected vaginal sex with a female csw.I also french kissed her.Later found the girl HIV +.After 5 weeks I experienced severe flue type illness.Swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck,loose stool,hedeach,severe muscle and joint pain,rash on both arm. I have tested after 3 months with 3rd generation rapid test,after 5 months with 3rd generation elisa, after...
Hi there, and thanks for writing in. The window period (time between when a person comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and when the STI will show up on a test) for HIV is 3 months. If you have had a negative HIV antibody test 3 months or more after the encounter, this means that you do not have HIV. Actually I can see that you have written to us previously with... Read Full Answer
Morning i had protected sex with a lady whom i just met, protected penetration and protected oral but at the end when i removed the condom she gave me a handjob and she used her saliva on my penis the saliva was white but couldnt see if there is any red in it so im scared to catch HIV , although my friend is studying microbiology and immunology and confirmed to me that no way hiv can be transmitted that way because even if there is blood in the saliva it wont be concentrated and the saliva has...
Hi, and thanks for your question Well, the short answer is that your friend is absolutely right! HIV is not transmitted this way. It is not present in saliva, which is why we don’t see HIV passed through things like kissing. In addition, the virus does not survive outside the body for more than a second or two. So even if there was blood in her saliva, there isn’t really a risk for it to have... Read Full Answer
Hi, while having a relation an escort spit on the top of my penis and rubbed it as lubricant, an i at risk ? Thank you. Worried man.
Hi, and thanks for your question I’m going to assume that what you’re worried about is the risk of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) from the encounter you’ve described. Generally speaking, we don’t see STIs passed this way. HIV and different types of Hepatitis are passed through blood and body fluids like semen and vaginal fluid. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are passed through... Read Full Answer
Is HPV warts just treatable? Or is it cureable? Does your body rid of the virus eventually?
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common virus. In fact, it’s the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 types of HPV. About 40 of them can affect the anal and genital region and are sexually transmitted through skin-to-skin contact. There are now vaccines that protect against themore common HPV types. Without the HPV vaccine, most sexually active people will get one or... Read Full Answer