First Time Sexual Exposure To Hiv

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Treatment After Exposure 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 breast milk from an infected woman. In a study of PEP in 400 cases of possible sexual exposure to HIV, not one person became infected with HIV. Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? HIV exposure at work is usually a one-time accident. Other HIV exposures may be due to unsafe...
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Hairy Tongue = HIV?

I have been tested using ELISA for HIV-1 five times and HIV-2 once over a course of several years since my last sexual exposure. All tests were reported negative. Throughout this same time period I continue to have hairy tongue despite a healthy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a hairy tongue equal HIV? No, of course not. You had only three low-risk exposures and subsequently have had five HIV-1 ELISAs and one HIV-2 ELISA over Read more »

Non-sexual exposure experiments

There are too many questions about enironmental exposure and the absence of corresponding researches in laboratory operating natural concentrations of HIV. Does your group plan to design such experiments?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"Enironmental" exposure? What??? The "absence of corresponding researchers in laboratory operating natural concentrations of HIV."??? What???? What does that even mean?To answer your specific question: "Does your group plan to design such... Read more »


Dear Sir, i am from Pakistan? Unfortunately after a long control on my self i have done sex twice at age of 28? its with a professional sex worker both the time?after doing sex with a sex worker for first time i checked my self for all these...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would get a hepatitis B vaccine to protect you from any further exposures that you may have. Continue using condoms during sexual exposures. It would be best if you could have one more series of hepatitis B and HIV testing since you had those... Read more »

How effective is post-exposure prophylaxis?

What if there is a risk of expoure, the likelihood to be cured by the cocktail if taken within the first 24 hours, before it is penetrating the lymph glands? Is it close to 100%. What are the rates of sucess reported in the studies? I did read the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...persons hand (since the chances of infection this way are unlikely). The use of PEP may be considered for certain high risk sexual exposures. An example of a high risk sexual exposure would be unprotected anal intercourse with ejaculation from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...47 #RR-7. (This is a PDF.) Unlike PEP for occupational exposures, there is very little data on the effectiveness of PEP for sexual exposures, nor are there any formal guidelines from the CDC on this issue. The following reviews some preliminary... Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...taken. Second, the Truvada drugs show high concentrations within cells and in genital fluids, which is important when used in sexual exposures to HIV. Since HIV is most vulnerable to the anti-HIV effects of treatment during early infection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?

... "Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. Read more »
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question about unprotected sexual exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Question: If I had unprotected sex several times with someone who could possibly have been exposed to HIV (I'm not sure if he was ever tested) and he pulled out before ejaculation, do you think I still have a great chance of getting Read more »

red band around teeth -- linear gingivial erythema

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone, I had a possible low risk sexual exposure 2 years ago with an unknown man. We used a condom but there was possible precum exposure when condom not on yet. I did have swollen Read more »

i cant believe what i did

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had unprotected sexual exposure after that i realized the big mistake that i did especially that it was a prostitute . I then thought that a big chance i have Read more »

Symptoms after PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they would have been detected by the Elisa test? 3) Can ARS last for 5 weeks? 4) Ever heard of somebody seroconverting after sexual exposure using PEP? Thanks for all your input, I am scared and going out of my mind Read more »
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