Get the Facts
...intercourse Women who have had cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) Anyone with under 500 CD4 cells. However, other researchers think that careful physical examination can detect as many cases of anal cancer as anal Pap testing
. Genital warts can appear anywhere from a few weeks to a few months after you are exposed to HPV. The warts might look like small bumps. Sometimes they are fleshy and look like small cauliflowers. They can...
Ask the Experts
A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking that It was not possible to become infected. Unfortunately my relatives nose was dripping mucus due to the cold weather. Some of the mucus fom her...
...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 "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your... Read more »
Hi Dr Bob, firstly I'd like to just say you are truly a god send!!.. your time given to all the people like me out there that are going through this is second to none... I have been going through the questions in your forums over the past couple of...
...Hannibal Lecter bite? Either way, your overall HIV risk from your two-minute "hot" shower activity remains very low. Sure, get tested
at the three-month mark, but don't drive yourself bonkers in the interim. I strongly doubt your symptoms are... Read more »
Hello Dr Horwath, hope you don't mind a question from a worried person in Great Britain, i hope i'm in the right forum as most blood questions & anxiety questions seemed to be answered by yourself i did a few searches on blood lips mouth etc but...
HIV is not transmitted by this type of casual contact. Read more »
Dear Dr. Frascino,I am going nutz thinking about whether I have contracted hiv. To be brief, here is my situation. That night I had a very chapped lips which I pealed this one little area that was most irritating and it bled for a bit until it...
...take weeks to become manifest.3.Your negative one-month test is encouraging, but not definitive.As for being "too scared to get tested
again," don't be absurd! Your risk was negligible; your symptoms, not consistent with HIV and your one-month... Read more »
...and colleagues estimated a U.S. HIV prevalence of 27.7% among MTF, based on four studies in which HIV status was confirmed by testing
, whereas a mean prevalence of 11.8% was found among MTF across 17 studies relying on selfreported HIV status.... Read more »
... What Is HIV Testing
? How Do I Get Tested
? Who Should Get Tested
? When Should I Get Tested
? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing
Confidential HIV Testing
HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing
.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
Connect With Others
...later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips
getting minor cuts
and scratches. now i believe the girl did it on purpose to infect max no of people. im scared... Read more »
Hi there, Is there any documented case describing the fact that an adult could be infected with HIV after sucking nipples at a non-pregnant woman, as far I know there was no blood involved, but some kind of fluid. Thanks in advice. PL. Read more »
...is considered a risk or not. But after i found my self having a cut
in my lip
ls i did consider it a risk and i went and got tested
at 2 month and i was negative, but still my worries are getting over me and i dont know if i have to take another... Read more »
...and family. I know I will never put myself at any kind of risk again as I cannot handle the worry and the window period for testing
. Thanks to everyone on this board for their comments. Read more »