|Pleaseee,,,,at least give me advice
Aug 28, 2002
ok..second time asking..im desperate for some kind of direction...ive been involved with hiv+ woman for about 2 months...i tested neg before my involvment...i too am female...we have had oral sex on numerous occasions...and about 2 weeks ago had an incidence (without going into details) where she got cut and a generous amount of her blood got in my mouth. I know shes not had treatment...her viral load is over 10,000 (last check) and her tcell is between 400 & 600 (last check). can you tell me the risks of my becoming infected and when i will be able to know?...are there any pre-signs of infection?...ive been overly tired lately, scratchy throat, snuffy nose.. I know im just overly worried as well...but PLEASE at least give me some advice!!!!
worried in NC
| Response from Mr. Kull
Having mucous membrane contact with HIV infected blood puts you at significant risk for infection. It's important to talk with a doctor (preferably one experienced with HIV) about your risk and explore options for early detection and the possibility treatment if you are infected.
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