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Author Topic: Unprotected sex with an HIV+ female  (Read 1121 times)

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Offline jbrady39

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Unprotected sex with an HIV+ female
« on: January 14, 2013, 09:37:38 AM »
I was just told I need to get tested because I had unprotected sex with a girl who didn't know she was HIV+ when we had sex. I'm really worried becuase I'm uncircumcised and I was told the chance of female to male transmission is much greater if the man is uncut, is that true?

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Re: Unprotected sex with an HIV+ female
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2013, 10:04:07 AM »
Yes, it is true that the risk during unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse is greater if the man is not circumcised. However, the likelihood of HIV transmission during a single occasion is relatively low. The risk is lower for the insertive partner than it is for the receptive.

You can test initially at 6 weeks after the incident. If you get a negative result that will be a strong indication that you are likely to test negative again at 3 months for a conclusive result.

You need to learn from this experience. You need to be using a condom everytime for intercourse until such time as you my find yourself in a securely monogamous relationship in which both partners have reliably tested negative together.

Good luck with your tests.
Andy Velez

 


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