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Being Exposed To HIV Does It Mean I Will Get HIV

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When exposed to HIV you are exposed HEP also?

Posted by Anonymous
I heard this is true because most people with HIV are coinfected with Hep. This means that the window period is at least 6 months, right? Anyway, if you have more questions go to and FEAR of HIV forum. Ask them the window period fo... Read more »

Concerned of ARS and HIV expose

Posted by Explorer3235, 4 Replies
I had protective condom safe sex penis vaginal insertive (I am the male).

On the 10th day after the possiable HIV expose I started having stiff leg muscles, then pain in my right thigh. This lasted for about (4) days then went away.

On the (14th)... Read more »

Ex has intentionally exposed himself

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a female and my exBF (we remain friends) has intentionally exposed himself 2 months ago. He did the mail in test today. I am very upset and angry and worried, but most of all he needs help, both physical and mental. Is there anything I can... Read more »

got exposed yesterday, need advise ASAP.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i got exposured from a kid who stuck a needle (on purpose) in me. its got right through my shirt and into my nipple, i saw a red bloody spot.
needles to say that i got 50% chance to get HIV because this guy WANTED to do this.
i did hep B, blood,... Read more »

the method of exposing the immune system .....

Posted by Anonymous
8-14-97 The method of exposing the immune system to parts of HIV
in advanced evolved forms can be made more effective if the
immune system is prepard in advance for this treatment. People
with HIV infection receive some of this preparation but the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does window period for HIV extend when simulatenously exposed to Hep

Dr. Douglas, I am confused when is 3 months valid or 6 months valid for the window period for HIV. I have read somewhere that co-infection with Hep might delay time to produce antibodies. Should not this mean that one who had unprotected sex with a...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I think it is always safer to consider 6 months the safest. If you are really worried, then get the PCR tests for both. Get vaccinated for hep A and B and practice safe sex so you don't have to worry! ARS symptoms happen right away within weeks... Read more »

HIV Exposed

Hi Doctor,I have been seeing a guy for 6 months now it was going really well then one night 2 months ago we got very drunk and had unprotected sex I was the bottom, it was only for about 10 minutes it was not rough sex and he never ejaculated in me,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. That your partner did not ejaculate inside you would decrease the HIV-transmission risk somewhat. However, that he only found out about his HIV status recently... Read more »

Expose to hiv thru clinic asking for legal advise

I am in seek of legal counseling mistakenly sent to hiv clinic for a hiv test in Feb. The scheduler recommended going to facility I explain that I did not have primary care doctor. She stated they can test me and setup primary care. I arrive at...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I regret I am not an attorney and am unable to counsel you from a legal point of view. Also, I am not entirely clear of your question. If it about taking an HIV test and fear of the test (not the result) being in your record, that is not an issue.... Read more »

Exposed to HIV via Oral Sex

Hi Dr. Frascino-I just got back from vacation in provincetown, MA, and I am now freaking out about an oral sex experiance that I had with a person that is HIV poz.Here's what happened. I met a person at a bar who told me that he's been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The "current findings" on the HIV risk associated with oral sex really haven't changed much. The HIV risk remains very low. The risk is always greater for the receptive partner compared to the insertive partner in any type of... Read more »
HIV i-Base

HIV-Exposed Vs. -Unexposed Babies Have Lower Gestational Age and Birth Weight in Danish Study

HIV-exposed, uninfected children were more likely to have a lower gestational age and birth weight, and were more likely to be delivered by Caesarean section compared to unexposed controls, according to a Danish nationwide study. Ellen Larsen... Read more »

The Dude Who Exposed Me to HIV Speaks, Part Two

Read Part One of this blog entry. In this finale of the two-part series "Dude Who Exposed Me to HIV Speaks," I, humbly, feature the thoughts and feelings of the guy who unknowingly exposed me to HIV on December 18, 2011. Originally, the second... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children Now Online

The Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children are now available on the AIDSinfo website. These guidelines update the last version of the guidelines published in 2009. They are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early Identification, Treatment Needed for HIV-Positive, HIV-Exposed Infants, Children, Opinion Piece Says

Despite recent improvements in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission, "there is a group of vulnerable children who may be infected with HIV because neither they nor their mothers were tested," Jill Foster, director of pediatric and adolescent... Read more »