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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hotline Opens for Advice on Occupational HIV Exposure Prophylaxis

San Francisco General Hospital is now offering a free,24-hour hotline -- The National Clinician's Post Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPLine) -- to clinicians in need of advice on how to best treat healthcare workers accidentally exposed to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Beijing Officials to Punish Hospitals, Clinics That Turn Away HIV/AIDS Patients, Set Up Hotlines

Beijing's Municipal Health Bureau said it plans to punish hospitals and health clinics that deny treatment to people living with HIV/AIDS and has set up telephone hotlines for HIV-positive people to report such facilities, Xinhuanet reports... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

Want to talk to someone about HIV/AIDS prevention or treatment? A hotline is a great way to go. Some hotlines provide information about HIV transmission, symptoms, testing, etc. Others provide treatment information or list the latest clinical... Read more »
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Does Saliva Really Kill HIV? CDC hotline is confusing me! PLEASE PLEASE DR. BOB

Dr. Bob:ive read many of your postings which have been extremely helpful and educational.i was struck by two postings that discussed exposure to pre-cum when performing oral sex, and that there are chemicals in saliva that can kill hiv. now i know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,My claims about extremely low HIV transmission risk are based on the results of recently reported scientific epidemiological studies. Yes, we know there are components in saliva that tend to inhibit HIV, but we do not yet clearly understand the... Read more »

Different Stories from Doctor and HIV Hotline

Dear Mr. Kull,Last April I performed oral sex on a female prostitute. The risk I thought was low but after 12 weeks I tested and was negative. In September I developed a swollen gland in my neck and groin. The only possible exposure since my test...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no exact answer to your question about the window period. Making the decision to get tested at three or six months following exposure is ultimately going to have to be your own. People in the HIV/AIDS field will have differing opinions on... Read more »

What services can a hotline provide?

I am doing a report and I need to find hotline numbers about AIDS and what services they provide. What can they do to help you? Is it all confidential? Do they really help? What services do they provide? PLEASE WRITE BACK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! This...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.There are different types of AIDS hotlines that provide various types ofservices. Some provide information about transmission, symptoms, testingetc. Others are more specialized and provide information... Read more »

Broken condom, central Africa, symptoms, early testing. Hotline?

Dear Dr. Kull,you site is very helpful, but is there a hotline that you can recommend where I can get answers to my questions? Thank you so much.I really need your help, please. I am going absolutely crazy, cannot function or sleep. I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a helpful hotline to answer HIV-related questions:CDC National AIDS Hotline: 1.800.232.4636 (English, Spanish and TTY)Have you seen a doctor about your symptoms? That would be an important first... Read more »
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Worried I could be Infected - HIV hotline wrong?

Posted by ilmo, 1 Reply
Hey all,

So here's my story:

On June 12, I was with a guy. We did not have sex. What we did do was he fingered me with his saliva, our penis heads might have touched, he licked my shaft or something odd like that, and my main concern was my penis... Read more »

HIV hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone tell me why hotline counselors are the scariest people on the planet. I called the nyc hotline and told the lady that I recieved oral sex with a condom from a prostitute and she said I participated in a high risk activity. Stupid risk... Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous
If someone want to hear about the three month window period can call NYS HIV/AIDS HOTLINES and they can explain the window and why you can trust your test at 3 month and maybe give you all a number how many that are positive at 3 month(The CDC study) Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you for visiting our website.

1. At 3 months, 99.9%(CDC Sponsored research) of the population will have developed antibodies to
HIV if they were truly infected.

2. I have not read of a time period that will be 100%. At

3 months it is
highly... Read more »