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Had protected sex. No symptoms, Residul test is due. Risk of HIV?

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i've had a protected sexual encounter with a girl at a massage parlour last month. My residency test is due in a few months. without any symptoms or any clues i become paranoid on what itf...what if...what if....
Posted Sat, 5 Oct 2013 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Answered by Dr. Prasad 19 minutes later
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Be rest assured...

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If the sexual intercourse was very well protected and there was no untoward events during the intercourse such as condom burst / slip, the chances of infections especially HIV is very, very unlikely.

Further the current statistical data proves that single unprotected intercourse is not very significant to cause HIV infections; moreover you had a very protected one. Therefore the chance of infection is least possible.

At this point of time, if you are apprehensive, talk to you a doctor nearby. He/she can start a low dose anti-anxiety pill until you are ready for testings.

Hope this helps. Write back for clarifications.

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