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Hiv How Does One Get Infected

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Can one get hiv infection when pt. urine exposure

I was exposed to the urine of a pt with hiv who has only been on med's 2 weeks, had a tear in my glove and his urine entered my cut in finger which was bleeding.Should I take hiv meds for a month I am negative....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. This incident posed NO RISK. There are only four fluids that are capable of transmitting the virus. They are:1. Semen2. Vaginal secretions3. Blood4. Breast MilkIn health,Richard... Read more »

one drop of HIV infected blood

Hi Dr. if one drop of HIV infected blood is enterd in my mouth or in any body part having muccus... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria: 388,864 Nigerians Infected With HIV in One Year

According to Nigeria's Lagos State Government, at least 388,864 Nigerians were infected with HIV in 2011. On November 15, Dr. Dolapo Badru, Special Advisor to the Governor on Youth and Social Development, spoke at a HIV Prevention and HTC Workshop... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Dakota: No One Else Yet Infected With HIV

South Dakota Health Department officials say test results are negative for all 31 Aberdeen-area residents checked for HIV. The tests were conducted after two HIV-positive Aberdeen men were charged with intentionally exposing others to the virus.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One Man's Fight Against HIV Infections Among Latinos

Getting Latino men tested for HIV and those infected into care earlier is a day and night task for Mario Villeda Maldonado, an outreach worker for West Side Community Health Services. The Hispanic HIV rate in Minnesota is triple the state's overall... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Is "Disease of Young People"; One Youth Infected Every 14 Seconds Worldwide, UNFPA Report Says

HIV/AIDS has become a "disease of young people," as half of the estimated five million new HIV infections worldwide each year occur among people ages 15 to 24, according to a United Nations Population Fund report released on Wednesday, London's ... Read more »
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HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

One partner Positive, One negative

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I would appreciate communicating with someone who is in hetrosexual relationship where one member is hiv+ and one hiv-. New to this don't know where to start for information. Would also appreciate e-mails.




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One more question about hiv please answer.

Posted by Maurice, 2 Replies
I can feel some lymph nodes running alone the inside of the thigh leading up to the growing. they are about a hand length in distance on both sides (if you can place your hand between your thighs you can feel them there on both sides. I was... Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »