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HIV Exposure And Cold Symptoms

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HIV PEP now a cold..

I slept with a prostitute by accident strange I know but she didnt tell me she was one, only after our condom broke, she didnt ask for money etc. I have started PEP at about 68 hours and will stick too the regim of 2 times a day even down too within...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...your post.Whether your sexual partner was a prostitute or not (or whether you paid or not), there could be the potential for HIV exposure.Cold symptoms that start two days after exposure wouldn't be usual at all for HIV infection (too soon).While... Read more »

Concerned About HIV Exposure - Please Help!

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am writing to because I am terrified and need someone to talk to. Last week, I... Read more »

late seroconversion

i had a protected sex with csw in mexico during which condom got slipped. i started pep 28 day... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to Get... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can change quickly, especially if you get sick with a cold or flu, or even if you get vaccinated. Even with all these warnings, it is very rare for someone who is taking ART... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...herpes outbreak, syphilis, or the flu. When either person has open sores that get exposed to infected fluids. These could be cold sores, genital herpes, mouth ulcers, syphilis sores, or other cuts or breaks in the skin. When there is... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous... Read more »

"It's been one crazy year for me"

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...and it's killing me that they can't find it. I am young and had no issues before this, hell I could go years with not even a cold. How could you sleep with someone who has HIV, have all the dead on symptoms and not have the virus. It pisses me... Read more »