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Anal sex with past girlfriend

hi All,

I have a question about an incident that happened over 5 years ago. I dated a girl for almost one year. She was in her early 20s at the time. She was very careful sexually and it took quite sometime until we got real intimate. As our sex life evolved we had one incident where we had anal intercourse without protection. At the time i trusted her 100% and thought nothing of it. She was a very healthy girl and studied to be a nurse at the time. Today she works as a nurse at a major hospital. How would you estimate my risk for hiv in this situation? And does health personnell have regular check ups for diseases as part of their work routine?

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i should mention that i live in norway and we have a very low number of infected people, around 2000 total out of a 5 million ppl population.

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It doesn't sound as though you are at high risk, as it sounds like your ex-GF isn't in any high risk category.  If you aren't 100% sure of her status, all you need to do is go and get an HIV test for your peace of mind.  I'm sure it will be negative.

As for your other question, in the US (cannot speak for other countries), health care workers only have yearly TB tests, and are recommended to have a one-time immunization series against Hepatitis B, but there is no regular testing schedule unless you have had some sort of incident or exposure.
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