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Hiv Infected Bloodstream Contagious Days After Contracting

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Could this be Syphillis or HIV and how soon after contraction can I be contagious?

Hello,I am a man who received unprotected oral sex from a female and did ejaculate in her mouth. About 4 weeks later I got a fever and I started freaking out so exactly 31 days after contact I took a full panel of STD tests including blood draws for...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:From your message, it's unclear as to whether or not the vaginal sex was protected or unprotected. Unprotected penetrative sex is certainly a bigger risk than protected sex is. Either way, your risk for HIV is fairly low. The incident... Read more »

Re: Can HPV be contracted? How contagious is it?

You said. "The majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually... Read more »

Can HPV be contracted? How contagious is it?

Can HPV be contracted by a man with momentary contact with a female's vagina? then pass it on... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Between 500 and 700 Mozambicans Contract AIDS Virus Each Day

Each day, between 500 and 700 Mozambicans contract HIV, the health ministry said in a report Thursday. About 1.3 million Mozambicans -- or about 7 percent of the population -- are infected with HIV, the report said. "There is the need to break the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia Needs to Build on Existing HIV/AIDS Programs Before Millions Contract Virus, WHO Official Says

Asia's HIV/AIDS epidemic could rival sub-Saharan Africa's if efforts are not made to step up prevention campaigns and deliver more resources and drugs to affected people, Jack Chow, World Health Organization assistant director for HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

22 Women Contract HIV After Microbicide Tests in South Africa

One day after ordering an investigation into a microbicide clinical trial in eastern KwaZulu-Natal province, South African Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang confirmed Wednesday that 22 female study participants had contracted HIV. "We have... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Infants and Children

Overview The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a lead role in research devoted to children infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+?

Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been... Read more »

I need help. Is it possible to contract pneumonia

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Lately, for past month I have had random spells where I just dont feel well. Most recently I have started coughing.(last 2 days.) 2 days before the coughing started I had a constant headache for two days. I know my body because I do not get sick... Read more »