Duration Of Exposure To Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,A condom slipping off on withdrawal should not place you at significant risk for HIV. An isolated sore throat and possible swollen glands in your neck and one armpit is not suggestive of HIV ARS. So minimal (if any) exposure plus symptoms, which... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou did not say anything about HIV antibody test results. If your HIV test is negative now after 9 months, you do not have HIV infection. After acute HIV infection, swollen glands are seen in almost all people. They usually go away in a few weeks.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.PEP is most effective when given as soon as possible after the exposure. Since Atripla is suppressing your virus, it's reasonable that either tenofovir/FTC (Truvada) or Atripla would be a good PEP should your... Read more »
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Posted by anonymouslad, 4 RepliesWhat is the rough duration that symptoms will last after someone is infected with HIV? I think I read somewhere else that they only last around a week. So if someone is getting symptoms which are lasting 2, 3+ weeks is it safe to assume that... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi,
My understanding is that if ARS presents itself, it is usually a constellation of symptoms, begins 2-4 weeks after infection and lasts 1-2 weeks.
Given that I began experiencing myalgia (alone - no other symptoms) at the beginning of week 7 after... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHey everyone. I am sorta freaking out about a recent sexual experience I had. I had intercourse with a woman that might have been infected. It only lasted for 5 seconds, then I pulled out as I was not very secure in the situation. I looked down... Read more »
Posted by JohnKan, 1 ReplyHi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »
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