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CHANCES OF HIV AFTER ONE EXPOSURE

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HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!! HIV SYMPTOMS, exposure, chances, aids, help

Hi, I thought of you today, for all the times that you have helped people. You present your facts in light humor that is comforting for people like us... scared... living in fear. Where would we be in a world without such doctors. What amazes me...
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Hello,"This establishment and the whole medical industry is conjuring a monstrous myth"???? And you consider this a sin for which I'll be sent to hell. Hmm. Now what makes you think that folks in the reality-based community might... Read more »

Any chance of exposure

Hello,Im a medical student currently on rotations. I recently performed a stool guiac exam on an... Read more »

Potential anal exposure; on PEP. Chance of me remaining negative?

Hello Dr. Bob,On 9/6/09 morning I was having anal sex with a fuckbuddy, me being on the receptive... Read more »
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Day One With HIV: "I Had to Give My Baby a Chance at HIV-Free Life"

Anuoluwapo My first day with the virus was the 27th of December, 2007. I was supposed to have my baby on the 13th of December, but no sign of dilation or contraction. I visited the hospital on the 27th of December and I was told I couldn't have... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Table of Contents Introduction PrEP to Prevent HIV Infection The Different Flavours of PrEP The Changing Terminology: Microbicides as a Form of PrEP What Is Being Researched? What Evidence Is Available So Far -- Does PrEP Work? Partial... Read more »
PositiveLite.com

A Gay Man Discusses His Decision to Begin PrEP -- Part One

Len Tooley is an HIV-negative gay guy on pre-exposure prophylaxis who works in Toronto as a gay men's health promoter, HIV educator, tester and counsellor. In the first of three interviews about being on PrEP, he discusses his decision to go on it. ... Read more »
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Two Major Studies Prove HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Works in Heterosexual Women and Men; Build on iPrEx Data Showing PrEP Reduces HIV Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men

The following statement was released by iPrEx Protocol Chair Robert Grant, MD, MPH of the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California at San Francisco. "Today's news from the Partners PrEP and CDC Botswana (TDF2) studies detailing the... Read more »
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chances of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everyone, i was wondering what are the chances of contracting the HIV virus having unprotected sex with someone who has it? for example, i don't understand how magic johnson have the virus and cookie (the wife) who became pregnant doesn't have... Read more »

chances of 12 weeks negative turning into positive

Posted by kitten1970, 4 Replies
Hi,
I engaged in a risky exposure and have had followng tests:
DNA/PCR negative at 4 weeks
Antiboy negative at 4 weeks
DNA/PCR negative at 8 weeks
Antibody negative at 8 weeks
Antibody negative at 12 weeks
It has been around 4 1/2 months since exposure... Read more »

1 in 200 chance

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read that unprotected vaginal intercource with a female who is positive carries about a 1 in 200 chance of exposure for man. Does this sound right to yall. Also studies of discordant couples where one was positive and one was negative tracked... Read more »

Is there a snowballs chance in hell of being +?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi All,

My exposure was low risk oral sex with a femal from eastern Europe. It only lasted a minute, was very light, and she wasnt menstrating. I had severe night sweats two weeks after, and many continuing symptoms. Currently, I have burning feet,... Read more »