Hiv/aids Needs Assessment
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Assessing Receipt of Medical Care and Disparity Among Persons With HIV/AIDS in San Francisco, 2006-2007In San Francisco, "a high proportion" of people with HIV/AIDS establish "timely and adequate" care after learning of their HIV-positive status, according to the authors of the current study. Even so, the team noted that delayed entry into care for... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi, Terry:I would not be concerned. The virus does not live well outside of the human body. Any virus present on your fingers would not be able to infect you. Also, the virus needs direct access to the bloodstream. In this situation there would be... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps symptoms each and every time. So your symptoms are not HIV related, because you... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello thereNo, I would not consider this a risk for HIV infection. Contrary to popular belief, HIV is a relatively hard virus to get. There needs to be a significant amount of HIV+ body fluid passing from one person's body directly/immediately... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and protected anal sex carries very low transmission as well.Yes condoms can lose their integrity if kept in places that can cause damage. But since it didn't break and stayed on the entire... Read more »
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Posted by bartlebyAnswer this anonymous questionnaire to discover your level of HIV risk.
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Posted by AnonymousI have a question for anyone who is knowledgeable in HIV infection risk factors.
About 15 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a female stripper for about 40 seconds to a minute. I stopped her after that. I did not ejaculate. In the following six... Read more »
Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 ReplyHi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who I know fairly well and who claims to be HIV-. (I was both the... Read more »
Posted by achem, 1 ReplyIf anyone could please help me to assess my risk of contracting HIV from a recent sexual encounter it will be much appreciated. I am going to get tested regardless, but am hoping for some peace of mind in the meantime.
I am a guy and five days ago I... Read more »
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