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Can I Be Hiv After One Time Sexual Exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed if they drink breast milk from an infected woman. In a study of PEP in 400 cases of possible sexual exposure to HIV, not one person became infected with HIV. Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? HIV exposure at work is usually a one-time accident. Other HIV exposures may be due to unsafe...
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thinking of suicide

Dear Doctor , I had a sexual exposure ( oral veginal sucking )on 13th February - I am very tensed and thinking of suicide , If I do the PCR is it reliable in this one or two weeks time . Kindly adivise highly appriciated
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I prefer not to answer questions from folks with minimal HIV risk ("veginal sucking") who claim to be on the verge of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge because they are "very tensed." I Read more »

Hairy Tongue = HIV?

I have been tested using ELISA for HIV-1 five times and HIV-2 once over a course of several years since my last sexual exposure. All tests were reported negative. Throughout this same time period I continue to have hairy tongue despite a healthy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a hairy tongue equal HIV? No, of course not. You had only three low-risk exposures and subsequently have had five HIV-1 ELISAs and one HIV-2 ELISA over Read more »

ONE MORE FROM WORRIED CANADIAN; DONATION COMING

hi doc,2 days ago you responded to my question regarding potential non-sexual exposures to HIV. (Question name:PLEASE HELP A CANADIAN, WILL DONATE FOR ANSWER). I described 3 different scenarios (one in which I was bled on by a customer during my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of contracting HIV.Dr. BobPLEASE HELP A CANADIAN, WILL DONATE FOR ANSWER Jul 6, 2010Dear Doctor,I have not had a potential sexual exposure to HIV for years, (and after the one time that I did have one, I was tested and came back negative), but... Read more »

only one time

can i be infected with hiv after just one intercouse?story is,we got drunk and were really attracted to each other.so it got steamy and we had sex,unprotected.but i dont know her sexual history at all.so could i have been infected.thanks doc
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Certainly not every unprotected sexual coupling leads to HIV infection! In fact statistically, the vast majority of unprotected sexual exposures to an HIV-positive partner do not result in HIV transmission/acquisition. This is indeed fortunate!... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...47 #RR-7. (This is a PDF.) Unlike PEP for occupational exposures, there is very little data on the effectiveness of PEP for sexual exposures, nor are there any formal guidelines from the CDC on this issue. The following reviews some preliminary... Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...taken. Second, the Truvada drugs show high concentrations within cells and in genital fluids, which is important when used in sexual exposures to HIV. Since HIV is most vulnerable to the anti-HIV effects of treatment during early infection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?

... "Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. Read more »
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question about unprotected sexual exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Question: If I had unprotected sex several times with someone who could possibly have been exposed to HIV (I'm not sure if he was ever tested) and he pulled out before ejaculation, do you think I still have a great chance of getting Read more »

miami florida

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...spoke with hiv counselor in miami florida that rank number 2 in the united states concerning coinfection. he said it can take six to nine month Read more »

Husband just tested +

Posted by wew, 2 Replies
...but not sure if im correct . I know that 0.1 - 0.3 per incounter is the risk factor but do you then multiply that times your sexual exposures. im feeling a lot of pressure im very worried. looking for advice. thanx wew Read more »

i cant believe what i did

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had unprotected sexual exposure after that i realized the big mistake that i did especially that it was a prostitute . I then thought that a big chance i have Read more »