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If your partner has tested HIV positive and your comdom breaks in the process of sexual intercourse, are you likely to be effected with the virus? Thanks

Hi, if your partner has tested HIV positive and does not have an undetectable viral load you are at risk of acquiring HIV. You can find out your risk here: https://endinghiv.org.au/stay-safe/risk-calculator/ Given the circumstances, we would recommend visiting your local sexual health clinic or doctor and seeking out medical advice. Alternatively, if you live in NSW you can call the sexual health info on 1800 451 624.

I had sex with Prostitue. While having sex condom Broke. So she applied 2 new condom. That also broke while having sex at that time we stopped having sex. I was on alcohol. But i did not ejaculate (semen did not come out). After that i wash my penis with dettol & masturbate so that semen will come out. What are the chance of exposure to HIV. I have told this to a doctor he told mi start PEP and after 15 days we will have blood test

Hi, thank you for your question. What you have described would be low risk for HIV. However, as your doctor has advised, given that there is a low risk the best course of action would be to start PEP within 72 hours of potential risk exposure to HIV.

Can get HIV in day by sleeping with any effected person

Hi, thank you for your question. It isn’t really possible to provide you with a specific answer to your question as it doesn’t really provide any detail. If you are concerned about your sexual health, we would recommend seeing a doctor or sexual health nurse as they would be able to advise you.

Masturbating will cause HIV or not

Hi, thank you for your question. Masturbating will not cause HIV.

What are the signs of HIV in a six weeks baby

Thank you for your question. Ending HIV cannot appropriately advise on this topic. If you feel you or your baby are at risk of HIV, the best person to speak to is a doctor. Treatment is incredibly effective in 2019 and can be administered at any age, so the most important thing for you to do is to test if necessary.

I was having sex with escort from Colombia. I used a condom however we stopped cause she was in pain. The condom was still on. She offered to jack me off instead. She did not give me oral sex instead she would use a little of her saliva on her hand and would jack me off. I presently have herpes, I did have healing sore while she was jacking me off with her hands, again a little if her saliva on her hands for lubrication. Am I at risk if she did not do oral however used her hands and a little saliva to jack me off, again I had healing herpes sore but no oral was performed?

Hi and thanks for your question. Ending HIV is a platform that focuses on HIV and STIS in men who have sex with men and is located in Australia. These areas are where we are most knowledgeable and can be our most helpful. In the situation described above it is the female sex worker who is most at risk of contracting an STI, which in this case is herpes from you. Though we focus on gay male sex, we can however share a few basic facts about heterosexual sex and HIV transmission. Kissing, hugging, hands and fingers do not transmit HIV. Giving and receiving oral sex is considered very low risk of HIV. Penetrative anal and vaginal without the use of an HIV prevention strategy is the most common way that HIV is transmitted sexually. As we previously mentioned, our website focuses on same sex attracted men but you can learn about HIV prevention strategies here (www.endinghiv.org.au/stay-safe). It is important that all adults who are sexually active test for HIV and STIs on a regular basis, between two and four times a year. Ask your local doctor about how often you should be testing. Finally, if you find that you are becoming overwhelmed with anxiety about the idea of acquiring HIV, you should consider speaking to a counsellor, sexual health clinician or a doctor about how to best manage these feelings.

Approximately six weeks ago, I had sex with a sex worker with a condom. As far I can tell condom was intact all the time, first she gave me oral with condom on and then she was on top of me for no more than 3 minutes with condom and I ejaculated outside. Just after the incidence, I reallized what mistake I had made and started worrying and then a mile pain in throat after 24 days made my anxiety worse. I will get my test results for hiv tomorrow. What do you think of my chances of having infeccted?

Hi and thanks for your question. Ending HIV is a platform that focuses on HIV and STIS in men who have sex with men and is located in Australia. These areas are where we are most knowledgeable and can be our most helpful. We can however share a few basic facts about heterosexual sex and HIV transmission. Kissing, hugging, hands and fingers do not transmit HIV. Giving and receiving oral sex is considered very low risk of HIV. Penetrative anal and vaginal without the use of an HIV prevention strategy is the most common way that HIV is transmitted sexually. As we previously mentioned, our website focuses on same sex attracted men but you can learn about HIV prevention strategies here (www.endinghiv.org.au/stay-safe). It is important that all adults who are sexually active test for HIV and STIs on a regular basis, between two and four times a year. Ask your local doctor about how often you should be testing. Finally, if you find that you are becoming overwhelmed with anxiety about the idea of acquiring HIV, you should consider speaking to a counsellor, sexual health clinician or a doctor about how to best manage these feelings.

I’ve sleep with many ladies but I’ve not been able to experience all the symptoms concerning HIV

Hi, thank you for your question. If you have an active sex life, it is really important that you regularly get sexual health check-ups. This is to make sure you are looking after both yourself and your sexual partners. You can get a sexual health check-up at either your local GP or at a sexual health clinic. If you live in NSW you can locate your nearest sexual health clinic by following this link: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/sexualhealth/pages/sexual-health-clinics.aspx

Hi I Ned urgent advice please. I'm 24 I'm dating my girlfriend whom I love so much & we are planning to get married in weeks time. But what is frustrating me is sexual history I had 2 years ago though I'm still virgin never had any penetrative sex but this encounter freaks me out. I was messing with girl of high risk status she was so wet & lying in the bed wearing only a underwear & i rub my bare penis on her underwear btw her butt chicks & cum there was no skin to skin contacts but I feared she was aroused if her genital fluids passed its way in my penishead My questions are 1. It's possible infections to occur through underwear no matter how wet she is? 2. Six weeks after encounter I had hiv 1/2 test alear determine it was negative & I never tested again 3. Do I need another test or I should marry & have sex without worrying for her well-being Thanks

Hi, thank you for your question. What you have described would be considered very low risk in terms of acquiring HIV or a sexual transmitted infection. Given that you are still very anxious, it might be worth seeing your local GP or visiting a sexual health clinic so they can provide you with definitive answers.