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Posted by: Leticia | 2006/11/09

HIV QUESTION - HELP??

Will sleeping with someone who is HIV negative infect me?
I need to now coz I've been around but now I need to settle down. I 'm scared to sleep with one more person without a condom bcoz I will be putting my life in danger??

please help.

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If you sleep with someone who is HIV negative you cannot get HIV unless they are in the window period and have not become positive yet.

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Our users say:
Posted by: Maya | 2006/11/10

The window period for HIV is 3 months, always use a condom the risks in general are not worth it:)

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Posted by: Lou | 2006/11/09

You can only get infected with HIV if you sleep with a person who is HIV positive. However, you risk contracting other STD's if you are not responsible and use a condom. Also remember, that the person may think they are HIV neg, but are in fact in the window period where it has not showed up on a test yet.

It is far wiser to have safe sex and use a condom and not sleep around.

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