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Amount Of Time It Takes To Acquire Herpes From Exposure

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Other non-occupational HIV PEP programs may be available through emergency rooms or local clinics. Your city or state department of public health may have more information about HIV nPEP programs in your area. This list merely reflects formal programs that we are aware of at the time of publication. Commentary The decision to use nPEP is a difficult one. Even if you participated in an activity that put you at high risk for HIV infection,...
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Statistic: Acquiring HIV from anal sex and after PEP

Hi Dr,I have a quick question for you, and I have your website almost memorized to come up with this statistic. Gay male here, 19 yr old student, who received receptive anal sex from a positive top, the condom broke. The top is very healthy, he has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Combining different estimated-risk statistics across different baseline parameters is not really all that accurate. However, I do agree your risk of acquiring HIV would be extremely slight considering 1) the very brief exposure, 2) the... Read more »

Scared about acquiring HIV from prostitute

1. I am the dumbest person alive 2. I made one mistake that I am never going to do again for the rest of my life, and I am also going to regret it until the day I diehere is the story (as brief as I can make it). I am a heterosexual male in his mid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is low. Your guilty conscience and feeling that you deserve to be punished for your lapse in judgment are your biggest problems at the moment. My advice is straightforward:1. Level with your wife. It's not only the... Read more »

Re (Follow-up): Indirect exposure to small amount of blood

Hello Dr. Bob, please accept my sincere heartfelt thanks for answering my question about "Indirect exposure to small amount of blood". Your answer has worked wonders for my life. I have given up smoking. How could I disregard the advice of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,BRAVO on both quitting smoking and getting help for your OCD. You have taken two giant steps toward improved health and happiness!Briefly responding to your follow-up questions:1.Dude, the chances of this happening are nonexistent.2.Same as... Read more »

Indirect exposure to small amount of blood

Hello Dr. Bob, I am truly impressed by your wonderful work here. I have read many websites, but I have not seen a specialist like you, who combines compassion and humour while dispensing the best scientific knowledge. I have read your archives a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments.Now on to your forehead-thwacking incident:1a) A cut did not exist, so this is a moot question, right? No need to worry about "what ifs."1b) Risk = zero.2) Nope.3) Risk = zero.4) Nope. HIV is not your... Read more »
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Virus amount = Time of Seroconversion???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does the amount of the virus one receives in a risky experience have anything to do with the time at which someone will seroconvert?

In other words . . . if someone receives a large does of the virus, they may seroconvert and test positive by 4-6... Read more »

Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

amount of virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once again .... just wondering if anyone has any feedback on the amount of virus needed for a one-time exposure. I have heard there needs to be ALOT of highly concentrated virus in order for infection to occur ..... is this true? The CDC simply says... Read more »

a little worried about herpes exposure.

Posted by mmfsm, 1 Reply
i had a one night stand with condom, , i french kised her, and suddenly in noticed a single red bump near her genital area, no clear liquid or white head just red, i freaked out tried to question her got offended and that wa that,

how long till i... Read more »