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Double Exposure Hiv Risks

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV still possible for health care workers who take PEP to get HIV infection. Other Exposure In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed 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...
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Risk of HIV Exposure

Four days ago I engaged in homosexual anal sex with me being the receptive end, I found out that the top is HIV infected. The sex last for about five minutes or less and the top did not ejaculate (he was high). I didn't know he was HIV positive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation to be "healthy" and have a low viral load.Your extreme worry is unfortunately warranted! Fortunately, however, not all HIV exposures lead to HIV transmission. Your exposure would be considered significant. HIV-antibody testing is warranted... Read more »

HIV Exposure Questions-Help me to understand (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino!Well, this siet provide the best informations about hiv, modern medications, hiv tests and so on. I'm male 34 and i go sometimes to professional sex workers (in Vienna). Now, Doc, i have soem questions-hope you can help me:I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stopped choking the chicken long enough to check the archives, you would have found the information you desire waiting for your double click! Dr. Bob says check it out! (By the way, it only takes one hand to work a mouse, so you can continue... Read more »


Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,WOO-HOO! Are you actually admitting I was right??? WOWZA! Well spank my butt and call me a Republican. I can hardly believe the words I'm reading! BRAVO K for believing your definitive and conclusive test results. Many folks who have stories... Read more »

Possible double glove exposure

As a medical resident, I was putting in a central line in an HIV positive patient. I wore double gloves. I think at some point in procedure, I felt my hand brush against the scalpel. I ungowned, washed my hands and went on my way. I noticed 3 dots...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,All occupational HIV exposures or potential exposures should be reported to occupational health for evaluation, documentation of the incident, and advice on Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers: HVTN 502 and HVTN 503 HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials

...the vaccine. Throughout their participation in the study, volunteers have been counseled that prevention strategies to avoid HIV exposure are essential. That message continues to be reinforced during follow-up counseling. Discussions are under... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the patients developed AIDS and died, and at least one of the other patients has developed AIDS. Five of the patients had no HIV risk factors other than multiple visits to the dentist for invasive procedures ( O'Brien, Goedert . Curr Opin... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic of TMC125 (etravirine) in treatment-experienced HIV-1-infected patients in DUET-1: 24-week results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2007;370:29-38 Nevirapine package insert. Boehringer Ingelheim... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...increased nearly three times in the last 10years, and heterosexual HIV transmission rates among women older than 50 mayhave doubled. Despite the myth that older people don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are... Read more »
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Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »


Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old... Read more »

Exposure to HIV .PLEASE HLEP ME !!!!!

Posted by teoqn2
Dear doctors,please help me ,few days a go ,i went to a HIV Testing Centre to test for HIV, the result is negative but before i was taken blood , there are two spouses were HIV ,also come to this centre to check their CD4 tests,they put their ... Read more »

Sun exposure & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...going to Mexico to the beach with family for a week) can be bad for HIV positive people. Will/can sun exposure cause HIV to replicate? (forget about melanoma, and all that) I just want to sit at the beach (with mild sun block so I don't get... Read more »