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I recently just tried anal sex for the first time and I’m worried about aids even tho Im I’ve never had it and neither dose my partner we’ve been together for 7 months and just recently tried aunl could that create hiv ? And can you be born HIV positive?
Hi Having unprotected anal sex like unprotected vaginal sex is a good way to pass HIV if you’re having sex with someone who has HIV. To get HIV you would need to have sex with someone who has HIV. If your partner does not have HIV there is no risk to HIV. You could have unprotected anal sex and there would be no risk. HIV would not be created/made by doing a certain sex act. For someone to get... Read Full Answer
I am not feeling well since new year. Symptoms including sore throat (very mild, but never go away), unexplained weakness, and night sweat ocationly. Since I don't have other sti's symptoms, can I only choose to do the HIV poc test?
Hi, and thanks for your question. The symptoms you are describing are not specifically related to an HIV infection or any other sexually transmitted infection (STI). In fact, they are much more common with other things such as common colds and flus. If there is no sexual risk or risk through sharing needles with an HIV-infected person for intravenous drug use, then I would recommend visiting a... Read Full Answer
Hi madam, i had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal sex with a csw. I am a male 30 from india. After 2 days of the episode, i experienced a strong flu like symptoms, till now I am experiencing some of the symptoms, I have tested many times hiv 1 and 2 antibody test, everytime negative. I tested for other STD also all negative. Now my symptoms are Feel swollen nodes near neck and armpit Hairfall and dry hair Rashes in forehead Rashes in arms and biceps- not right now Dry nose...
Hi, and thanks for your question As long as your HIV test was done at least 3 months after the sexual encounter, the results will be accurate and there should be no need for further HIV testing The symptoms you are describing are not specific to an HIV infection. If you are concerned about your symptoms you may want to visit your care provider or doctor for further assessment beyond STI... Read Full Answer
I have heard that one fifth of new hiv transmission in Africa are taken from hospital. Are hospitals in Canada or US risk free?
Hi, and thanks for your question In Canada, hospitals follow strict infection control measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We really do not see HIV acquired from hospital visits in Canada. HIV is most commonly passed through sexual contact or through sharing needles to inject drugs with an infected person. Have a look at our HIV and AIDS page for more information on how... Read Full Answer
Should I get tested after tiny drop of blood fall into my eyes?
Hi, and thanks for your question It would be very unlikely that an infection would get spread this way. Generally speaking, sexually transmitted infections are transmitted through sexual contact, not through the mode you describe. Of course if you have continuing concerns you could visit your family doctor for further assessment and follow up Let us know if this does not answer your question... Read Full Answer