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Hiv From Unknown Source

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Infection via eye mucosa and PEP-Follow up please

Dear dr. YoungThank you for your swift answer. I decided not take PEP, since the source patient was of unknown HIV status and the source patient was with low HIV risk factors ( married family women with a 3 year old child). (I knew I could have...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...medical exposure (ie, with fluids that are often derived from percutaneous devices).Part of the issue is what the relative risk of HIV infection is in the population of "unknowns" that are under care- in your case, perhaps lower, but sounds like... Read more »

Truvada full benefit after 15 days

Hello - I am a dental student that had a needle stick , I was placed on Truvada and took it for 15... Read more »

needle stick injury

i was stuck by a hollow bore needle aftering performing blood taking for a patient. my hand bled... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. "Cannot" Be Only Source of Funding for HIV/AIDS in Uganda

...recent years is a remarkable accomplishment, one in which the United States, through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), plays a key role," U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Jerry Lanier writes in a Daily Monitor commentary .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

...indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; however, it can be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Should Develop Domestic Funding Sources for HIV Programs, UNAIDS Chief Says

... Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, on Tuesday said the Kenyan government should develop domestic sources of funding for HIV/AIDS control programs, the Daily Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Becomes Main Source of AIDS Spread in Drugs-Plagued China Province

...Triangle" region, health authorities in the southwestern Chinese province say sex has overtaken drug use as the leading cause of HIV transmission there. During the first 10 months of 2010, 71 percent of new HIV infections were linked to sexual... Read more »
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the source of my hiv...............

Posted by david73, 4 Replies
...Hi again all! I am concerned about others getting hiv from the source I believe I got it from. here's the deal .... I had unprotected sex with a one night stand ( We'll name Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...months. Great support came from God, family, close friends, my private doctor, and the postings on this website, among other sources. I just want to reiterate that we, "the insertive," are at risk as well. Guys, don't be reckless because you... Read more »

Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...source for helping the WW's. Honestly i don't think one person that has posted lately has really reasearched anything about hiv aside from ARS. Can't you realize that the posts GMAN is leaving are getting to show his short circuit? I'd hate to... Read more »

Reliable source!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Listen People!!! People should be tested after 3 years of exposure.... Read more »