Getting AIDS From Blood
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:I would not be concerned. As a health care professional, I highly doubt he would have pressed the gauze against his own bleeding wound before placing it on your arm.If you continue to have thoughts like these, it's very possible that... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You cannot acquire HIV from getting an HIV test! Needles are not reused. You are HIV negative.I believe you accurately diagnosed your problem when you wrote ". . . I am still under stress and do not know how to cope with my craziness."... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Claudia, You are wrong. Unprotected sex with someone who is HIV positive places you at risk for STDs, including HIV. I just can't be any clearer than that. Spend some time reading the basic safer sex information on this site and related... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolThe most common test used to screen for HIV infection screens for the presence of HIV antibodies in the blood. After exposure, it can take at least 6 weeks (sometimes longer), to make sufficient antibodies to be detected by the test. This is why we... Read more »
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Posted by Mssimone, 2 RepliesWell like I said before I was just diagnoised.
Im trying to get an understanding of the whole hiv/aids.
The question that im going to ask might make you mad but its a question that I just sit and think about wondering if someone else is thinking it... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi everyone.
For the last 2 1/2 months I have been living with the fear that I contracted HIV. I think about it 24 hours a day and stress over it...sometimes to the point of crying. I mull over how possible it was for the transmission to occur. I... Read more »
Posted by eddie14, 1 Replywell, it has been 4 months since my exposure. The exposure has been called "little to no risk" by the CDC, as well as two other "experts" I had an encounter with an escort that included unprotected oral sex, (she sucked me) and protected vaginal... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesIm putting this back because some person wanted to argue the window period is one year- Please read the below
Call the California Hotline or New York Hotline or the Gay Mens Health Crisis Center Hotline (who test onsite) in NY or the San Fran Gay... Read more »
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