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re: can 'o worms
Dec 7, 2002

dr wohl, ok, by no measure can hiv be detected in these people (prc, elisa, p 24 antigen, etc.) but do they have risk factors? more specifically, do they fall into high risk groups (men who have sex with men\iv drug users)?

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Sure, outside of religious orders where celibacy is pledged AND practiced, risk factors for HIV infection abound. But, thankfully, only the minority of men who have sex with men, injection drug users and even babies born to HIV infected moms are infected with this virus.

Exposure does not = infection. Therefore, risk behavior without exposure carries no risk at all. Thanks - DW

DR. Wohl i thank you so much for your time!

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