HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is transmitted when blood or semen from and infected person enters the bloodstream of another person through unprotected fucking of the sharing of needles. Shortly after contact with HIV, a person may (but not always) undergo a sero-conversion illness, a severe flu-like illness that will pass in a matter of weeks. After this time a person becomes HIV-positive as the immune … Continue reading HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)

HEPATITIS C

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause inflammation of the liver transmitted through contact with blood. Although the likelihood of sexual transmission is low this risk is increased if you have other STIs or are engaging in rough sex and/or fisting. Being infected with HIV can increase the likelihood of transmission and acquisition of hep C during sex. Diagnosis is by a blood test. … Continue reading HEPATITIS C

STIs?

What are STIs? STIs generally fall into four categories: Viruses e.g. HIV, herpes, genital and anal warts; Bacteria e.g. chlamydia, gonorrhea; Fungi e.g. thrush or Parasites e.g. crabs and scabies. HIV positive men and STIs If you have HIV here and some things you might consider: An STI may be more severe and more difficult to treat. If is also more likely that viral infections … Continue reading STIs?