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Assessment of HIV Testing of Urban Injection Drug Users: Implications for Expansion of HIV Testing and Prevention EffortsIn the current study, the researchers set out to "determine the extent of HIV testing among urban injection drug users (IDUs) to assess whether an expansion of targeted testing programs would be consistent with national goals to identify previously... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,HIV is not your problem. So I'll be brief.1. Even with the recently removed sliver your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. (This assumes the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail.)2. Water from the washcloth dripping onto... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Below are my answers to your questions....1. At what risk level would assess my event? Fairly low. Oral sex is a low-risk activity, and since there was no actual penetration transmission was unlikely. 2. Is my negative oraquick result... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. The Quantitative PCR test, also known as aviral load test, can find HIV at levels as low as 400 copies/ml of blood. Iflevels of HIV are lower than this (which is certainly possible), the test maynot be able to... 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 »
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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 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.
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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 »
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