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Hiv Exposure One Year Ago

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Can you develop KS in a year after exposure to HIV

I was last tested for HIV a little over a year ago. My results were negative and it had been well over the window period (5 years after possible exposure). Recently i started developing small nodular marks on my legs and thighs. Some of them would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your worries are completely unwarranted. Your negative HIV test five years after your last possible exposure is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. The skin problems you Read more »

Testosterone Level

Hi, Dr.After one year of feeling fatigued and not quite right, I recently have had CBC (normal) and... Read more »

HIV exposure

Hello, i have a question on HIV exposure.. I was married to a man who was unfaithful to me..with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About HIV Testing From's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...three months after your exposure. Window Period for HIV Is there any harm in waiting the full six months after my HIV exposure and getting tested for HIV once, rather than putting myself through the anxiety of one test at eight weeks,... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...Difference Between HIV and AIDS? You don't have AIDS as soon as you are infected with HIV. You can be HIV positive for many years with no signs of disease, or only mild-to-moderate symptoms. But without treatment, HIV will eventually wear down... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...38% to 44% of all adults in the United States have been tested for HIV and that between 16 and 22 million people aged 18-64 years are tested for HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated... Read more »
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Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not really discussed in great depth and status isnt really... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

Cold/Canker Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms of HIV. I has one possible exposure over a year ago, I got Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...antibodies as HIV soldiers the HIV test is accurate provided your body has had enough time to recognize and react to your infection. Years ago the test were not as sensitive enough to see early infection so the window period of unceartainty... Read more »