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Chance Of Getting Hiv From One High Risk Exposure

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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Chances of getting HIV from a person under PEP

Hello Dr.I so appreciate the work your doing here. Thebody has become a home of many worried minds across the world, me included. Thank you again.My girlfriend was volunteering for a health course in one of the local hospitals. She is a trained lab...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It is highly unlikely your girlfriend has any HIV to give you. The risk of acquiring HIV from a needle stick is actually quite low and last I read in the US there had not been a case of HIV transmission to a health care worker in several years. PEP... Read more »

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I did something stupid and was jerking a guy and when he ejaculated, some go in my eyes. I wiped with a tissue and then immediately rinsed with water....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As you might imagine, you are not the only one who has experienced this "occupational hazard." I'll reprint just a few of the many posts from the archives that address this topic.Are you at "high risk"? No.Is there some... Read more »

High Risk Exposure followed by Molluscum The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

You have answered a previous questions by me regarding a high-risk sexual situation in which I was unprotected while giving anal sex. Two weeks later I was diagnosed with molluscum. It's still too early for me to be tested, but does this mean...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.HIV and Molluscum are two totally different diseases, and having one does notnecessarily mean you're infected with the other. Molluscum is much easier toget than HIV, since direct contact to the Molluscum... Read more »

High risk exposure, and freaking out.

I have been in the Middle East for a few months. I have had three sexual experiences since I have been here. The first two are low risk from my research on this site (protected with an unknown and cunnilingus with no blood). The third is the one...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIf all went as you described the likelihood of HIV transmission is very small. She did the right thing stopping and having you put another condom on before continuing.The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again... Read more »
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Medium-high risk exposure... PEP/Seroconversion?!

Posted by quavers, 1 Reply
Hi guys. I'll start with explaining everything that has happened so far.

Although a straight male, I've always had one nagging "fantasy" that just wouldn't go away which was to experience what it would be like with a uhh, convincing transgendered... Read more »

Is this a high-risk exposure???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am worried about a encounter I had recently. I had a one night stand with a girl I didnt really know too well. We were friends and all, but I didnt know her history or anything. Two weeks ago she up an moved away and I have no way to get ahold... Read more »

High Risk Exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
First: yes I will get tested in 12 weeks.

Female, 37 had unprotected vaginal and anal sex with 53 year old Italian. Both married, but please save the judgement, it wasn't exactly consensual.

The 53 year old claims to have had hernia surgery last... Read more »

Should I be worried about HIV-2 (high risk exposure, symptoms)

Posted by HIV2Scared, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!

I am a 20-year-old female who just returned from studying abroad in Cuba. I had unprotected vaginal sex one time with a bisexual man and gave him oral sex. He came in my mouth but did not come inside me during vaginal sex.

6 days... Read more »