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Hiv Exposure One Year Ago

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Possible exposure 10 years ago?

I had unprotected sex with a partner 10 years ago. I haven't ever had any of the common AIDS symptoms, but yet i'm still concerned. The only thing that concerns me is that I have one lymph node on the right side of my neck that has been...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
You are obviously concerned and a negative HIV test would put your concerns to rest; I would encourage you to get an HIV test even though I think you are not HIV infected; JLS.... Read more »

exposure 4 years ago

I am a 42 year old female...I had unprotected sex in 2008 with a man whose sexual history I do not... Read more »

HIV at home test validity 1&1/2 years after exposure

Dear Dictor,I just recently had a possible HIV exposure a little over a year and a half ago. I... Read more »

Day One With HIV: 19 Years Ago Today, "I Was Given What I Thought Was a Death Sentence"

Gina Marie Brown Gina posted these words as a Facebook status update on the 19th anniversary of her HIV diagnosis. We're honored to be able to repost them here on On this day in 1994, I was given what I thought was a death... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Announces 28 Percent Increase in HIV Testing Since Launch of "The Bronx Knows" Initiative One Year Ago

This Wednesday, the Health Department and community partners will gather at the New York Botanical Garden to celebrate the anniversary of "The Bronx Knows," a borough-wide HIV testing initiative launched one year ago. During the event, Dr. Monica... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a new agreement with Angola aimed at controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports. "The Obama administration will more than double funding for Angola to combat the disease, from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Angola Next on Africa's AIDS Hitlist?

During its nearly three decades of civil war, large areas of Angola were closed to civilian movement, which health officials believe may have slowed the spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic ravaging much of the rest of Africa. But an April 2002 peace... Read more »
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My last exposure was 7 months ago...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My last exposure was over 7 months ago, a few months ago I came
down with, thrush, swollen glands all over and great fatigue. I
have had 3 HIV ELISA tests, 3 DNA PCRS and one Viral Load PCR all
Negative.....Does anyone have any suggestions or... Read more »

One year ago today my life changed.............

Posted by DJones, 1 Reply
One year ago today my life changed forever. I remember the day well. I called my doctor to get my HIV test results because he had not returned my call from the previous day. I was told by the nurse I would have to come in and get my results. I... Read more »

One Year Ago

Posted by Blixer, 7 Replies
One year ago tonight (actually 52 weeks to the day) I made my first post in the "I Just Tested Positive" forum. I was a basket case. I had just been diagnosed hours before. I came here for help and I found it. I've grown a lot since then and I'm... Read more »

seven years ago i was diagnosed with hiv...

Posted by Anonymous
Seven years ago, I was diagnosed with hiv. My Tcell count was
under 500, and the doc immediately prescribed AZT. When I
suggested that I didn't want to take something so toxic, he said,
"I'm tired of young gay men telling me that they won't take... Read more »