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Can You Be Exposed To Hiv And Not Get It

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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 »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock.
I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived.
Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

Exposed to HIV 4 days ago & need advice

Posted by jnewt79, 1 Reply
I am trying to be pragmatic about this, but I would be lying if I said I wasn't incredibly distressed. 4 days ago, I met man online for sex. I asked him his status, and he told me he was negative. We kissed a lot (tongue in mouth) and then I gave... Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
Ok on Feb20-26,i spent those days over my ex-boyfriend's house.Feb 26 is when i went home,our last un-protected sex encounter.To make a long story short,i believe i've been exposed! Because around March 7-11,i have experinced flu-like symtoms,high... Read more »

hiv exposer from a eviromental surface.

Posted by shayshay, 2 Replies
Hi, can a person get hiv if a drop of blood get on their virgan from a tiolet seat. I had a Naat test after 3-weeks neg and a 9-week Orasure Advaned neg also. What are my chances of having hiv. Thank you. Read more »
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Exposed to HIV..

I might have been exposed to HIV a couple days ago, through oral sex, I was recieving oral sex quite a long period of time from a poz guy, there were lesions on my penis and around my scrodum, some looked liked little cuts, open wounds... this guy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Sir,This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his... Read more »

Husband Dentist Exposed to HIV on Job Yesterday

Dr. Bob,My husband is a dentist and was exposed to HIV while drilling a patient's tooth. Blood/saliva squirted into his eye (he was not wearing his protective eyewear. The patient was HIV positive (as noted in his file, which my husband did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Concerned Wife,Your husband told you "the doctor would have looked at him like he was stupid, since they both know so much about how the disease progresses"???? Hmm. One wonders why the same doctor didn't give him a similar look... Read more »

When to start treatment - just exposed to HIV

I was just exposed to HIV in the past two months and subsequently tested positive. My T-cell count is 452 and my viral load is 770,000. My doctor said that since my viral load is above 35,000 I should start treatment (Combivir and Sustiva)....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Your situation is one of the most vexing in HIV medicine and we simply dont have the answers. There is some evidence that people diagnosed with very early HIV infection may benefit from immediate treatment.The rationale is that by treating early one... 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 »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

New guidelines to assist health care workers in preventing and treating the secondary infections that can afflict U.S. children exposed to, or infected with, HIV, were published by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease... 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 »

The Dude Who Exposed Me to HIV Speaks, Part One

Read Part Two of this blog entry. Y'all, I am truly humbled and excited to be able to feature a guest blog, although anonymous, from the guy who unintentionally and unknowingly exposed me to HIV on December 18, 2011. Since I started this blog... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Children Exposed to HIV in the Womb at Increased Risk for Hearing Loss

Children exposed to HIV in the womb may be more likely to experience hearing loss by age 16 than are their unexposed peers, according to scientists in a National Institutes of Health research network. The researchers estimated that ... Read more »