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Chances Of Contracting Hiv After One Unprotected Exposure

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Does Repeated Exposure Affect Testing?

Hello,If, say, your partner unwittingly contracts HIV and continues to have sex with you will tests still show up positive 3 months out from first exposure even though you have been exposed again to the same person more recently?Thanks a lot. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...become infected with HIV will develop detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood within four to six weeks following exposure and primary infection. We recommend waiting until the three-month mark (from time of exposure) for a... Read more »

Exposed to an HIV+ Partner

Hello!Im in South africa and i love this site,its informative!!I need advise on certain issue. Im a... Read more »

Repeated Exposure to HIV

Hi Dr. Frascino. I would like for you to please confirm or disagree with the fact that HIV is... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...information on PrEP. Who Should Use PEP? Workplace Exposure PEP has been standard procedure since 1996 for healthcare workers exposed to HIV. Workers start taking medications within a few hours of exposure. Usually the exposure is from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...through breastfeeding or by prechewing food for her infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through exposure to infected blood, transfusions of infected blood, blood products, or organ transplantation, though this risk is... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

...infection to instead prevent infection. That means giving HIV-negative adults antiretroviral medicines before they are ever exposed to HIV, an idea known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Scientists have already begun clinical trials to test... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...can put you at risk for HIV and other blood-borne diseases. Using your own 'works' is the best protection against potential exposure to HIV if you choose to inject drugs. When people use a sterile syringe each time they inject, they are... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night and now Im living with the fear of being exposed. Two nights ago I met a man in a night club who I didnt know really well. One thing led to another and I let him... Read more »

Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

Exposure Scenario question

Posted by theasker21, 2 Replies
...Question is: with the amount of open wounds he had and his scratching and the 10 day old finger prick I had, could there be exposure risk from touching the bottle if he were HIV positive?Take into account that my finger wound was 10 days old but... Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...HIV+ early rather than much later? So why then do the experts say that testing is not needed if oral is their only possible exposure? Read more »