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Herpes Symptoms Time Elapse From Exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...infection. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on "post-exposure prophylaxis." What Do the Numbers Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher or lower risk. They cannot tell you if you have been infected. If the risk is 1 in 100, for...
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question to on a potential exposure, quick donation

Hello doctor, please help me. I am very worried and scared. I had oral sex with a sex worker on Feb 10th in Dubai. I am not curcumsiced. She licked/sucked my penis twice and and spitted on the tip of the penis and then applied condom and gave me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The HIV-acquisition risk associated with insertive oral sex is extremely low. Your fears are unwarranted. Your testing to date is encouraging and highly excessive. All you need, if you are concerned about your extremely low risk for HIV, is a... Read more »

Dr. Bob please answer, eagerly awaiting response -Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Sorry to be a pest, but I am freaking out (eagerly) awaiting your response to my question...The question is this...I was rimmed / oral from the prostitute late may 2007 (only possible exosure) tested 6 times after (last test on dec 31st...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not your problem. No way. No how. No additional tests are warranted. Neither one of you has HIV so neither one of you can re-expose or repeatedly expose the other to HIV. Stop testing. Stop worrying. OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and herpes

I had unprotected sex in 2000 with a unsafe person,then I was tested HIV negative and HSV-2(herpes)positive. Since then I have tested negative for HIV. Is it possible to be HSV-2 positive and HIV negative from the same exposure if the partner was...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...absolutely possible. HSV-2 is much more easy to trnamit than HIV, so I would actually expect to see a number of people who weer exposed to both viruses at the same time, and only acquired the herpes. Over the course of a year of regualr... Read more »

five years since exposure, but still worried

Hi. I performed oral sex on a man one time five years ago, and I do not know his status. Although I had been previously diagnosed with herpes, I decided to get tested for hiv after an outbreak five months after the possibly exposure. The results...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A negative test 5 months after an exposure is about as reliable an indicator as you can get about your HIV status. Oral sex is a fairly low risk exposure (although not Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three times the risk of becoming infected with HIV as people without HSV. A recent study found that treating HSV can lead to a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...through breastfeeding or by prechewing food for her infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through exposure to infected blood, transfusions of infected blood, blood products, or organ transplantation, though this risk is... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore usually disappears... Read more »
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Need help and assurance - peculiar exposure

Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
...mark after warts appeared. Herpes, HIV 1/2, Hep B/C, Sypillus, Gonn and Cly - all negative at 60 day mark. 1) Could I have been exposed to HIV due to that foreskin-handjob incident? Started having symptoms....also what about the rubbing and boob... Read more »

frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
...vagina and used some saliva to lubricate it. i then made a big mistake. i took my penis and rubbed it (with my glans and urethra exposed) onto her vagina, on the outer area (somewhere close to the clitoris). i never penetrated her at all. but... Read more »

ongoing symptoms

Posted by hopfullindy, 2 Replies
...I tested neg at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have been treated for an std from this exposure and have just recently been told that I have herpes. I have on going symptoms Read more »

Symptoms start to disappear

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I was exposed by masterbation/oral on April28th. Since then I have had swollen glands/fever daily/joint pain in knees,headaches,spot on roof Read more »