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Getting Tested A Week After Suspected Infection Of Hiv

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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HIV+ and suspected HCV infection

I'm HIV+ and have been pulled off all meds because a routine LFT came back abnormal. I've had twice weekly LFT's since. These are the results since stopping my HIV meds:ALT 540, 394, 445, 422, 419 ALP 197, 157, 156, 154, 164.I'm...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes I am quite concerned that you could have a viral hepatitis. Sexual transmission of Hepatitis B or C is possible. If you are vaccinated against hepatitis B, hopefully your surface antibodies are still protective. As you know there is no vaccine... Read more »

Chronic throat infection suspecting HIV?? Living in fear

Dear doctor,I am from India.I got married recently on june 29 2012. After my marriage my body started behaving differently. 2 weeks post my marriage i had symptoms like .too much sweating in forehead,muscular pain, evening time mild fever,pain in...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I'm not a doctor and not qualified to answer medical questions. Go get tested again to know for sure.... Read more »

suspect infection

i was tested for HIV 5 months and two weeks after a possible exposure which came back negative, but suspect i may have been infected by genital warts. I have some painless white spots at the side of my pennis. There are only 2 spots. I intend to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.I do not know of a website that has pictures of genital warts. However, it'scritically important that you don't diagnose yourself based on pictures. Genital warts can appear differently in different... Read more »

(1)CDC standards for needlesticks? (2)regarding needlesticks, how can you get the needle apparatus fluid residue tested for HIV, hepatitis and any other suspected ID's?

I am a health care professional. Our hospital has a contridicting policy that states that after a needle stick from a patient, we and the patient are to be tested for HIV. If the patient is in fact HIV positive, then a viral load is to be done. Only...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.Many of the guidelines for needlestickexposures to HIV have already been address in the question, "Are there rapidPCR, P24 antigen, viral culture or other rapid tests for suspicious needlesticks?", dated... Read more »
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Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
I made a very stuip mistake and had, unprotected receiving, anal sex in early Steptember 2010. A few weeks later my body started going crazy. I kept getting diarrhea or having loose stool. I went to pcp and tested for everything (STD) and was... Read more »

Getting tested in a week

Posted by LoveAtThisVolume, 4 Replies
I was in a very, as I like to look at it, unintelligent relationship in October, and had unprotected sex with the guy about 20 times. Last month, I found out he was positive for HIV. I've been worried sick, don't have a license, and have finally... Read more »

getting tested today...infected for sure

Posted by infectedboy, 4 Replies
exposure >
protected vag intercourse with dirty sex worker while drunk...condom didn't 'break' but not sure it was used "properly" and i think i was sloppy taking it off ... unprotected blow job and remember her saying she had sore in mouth... Read more »

am i infected oral sex?9 weeks test?

Posted by dumbmistake, 1 Reply
HiI am 18 years old male heterosexual . Almost 10 weeks ago i had a gay encounter with an older person. I performed oral sex on him and he pushed his penis against my anus but failed no penetration only frottage. After 4 weeks and 4 days i had sore... Read more »