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Hiv Infection Risk After Exposure

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the United States: Impact on Lifetime Infection Risk, Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness

"The combination of tenofovir and emtricitabine shows promise as HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)," noted the authors, who undertook the current study to forecast the clinical, epidemiological, and economic outcomes of PrEP, "taking into account... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Exposure Among Black and Minority Ethnic Youth in Northwest London: Findings From a Study Translating a Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk-Reduction Intervention to the UK Setting

Effective interventions to address the disproportionate impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young black women in the United Kingdom are lacking, noted the investigators. Thus, the Young Brent Project explored the nature and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I did something stupid and was jerking a guy and when he ejaculated, some go in my eyes. I wiped with a tissue and then immediately rinsed with water....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As you might imagine, you are not the only one who has experienced this "occupational hazard." I'll reprint just a few of the many posts from the archives that address this topic.Are you at "high risk"? No.Is there some... Read more »

Risk of HIV exposure

Okay, I got tested for HIV two weeks ago and it was negative. A few days after my results, I sat down to use the toilet and the seat was wet. As I was wiping off the urine off my legs, I passed the toilet paper near my vagina and found blood on the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo, you can not get HIV from touching an inanimate object ie. a toilet. HIV transmission from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid for a prolonged period of time.This did not happen and so it... Read more »

HIV risk for blood "possible exposure in public restroom?"

hi dr. i had an incident at the gym where i had to use the restroom urgently the stall had menstrual blood in the inner walls of the toilet which seemed inbeded because it didn't flush away anyway i was cautious. i have a case of anal fissures...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You had <b>no risk</b> for HIV. There are many reason why you have no risk. One of the strongest reasons is that HIV simply can't survive in the open air. Well before the time you entered the stall, the HIV... Read more »

NGU exposure from oral sex - risk of HIV?

Hello experts,First off, let me start by thanking you for the incredible service you provide to all those who are concerned about their status. The time you take to answer these questions is one of the kindest things you could do.I have a question...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Non-gonococcal urethritis is most commonly cause by chlamydia and is much more transmittable than HIV. The risk of HIV from receiving a blow job is practically nil. If receiving oral sex transmitted HIV, we would have a lot more than 50,000 new... Read more »
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Risk of exposure from open wound and saliva

Posted by mantle198, 2 Replies
Hi I'm posting to get a better understanding of my risk exposure and gain some peace of mind, until I wait the 3 month period before I take the HIV test. Recently I had a one night stand with a sex worker, she gave me unprotected oral sex and... Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone advise me. I made 2 stupid mistakes after fingering(non insertive, just the top of the vulva but got my fingertips damp) what I would now call a high risk African girl

First mistake, I rubbed the side of my eye with the knuckle of my... Read more »

Risks of BRIEF encounter?? (less than a minute of exposure)

Posted by skrskr2, 1 Reply
Hi. Last night I had an encounter whereby I was briefly anally penetrated unprotected by a man I did not know. The encounter lasted maximum a minute before I came to my senses and stopped it. It was in a public cruising ground, so when working out... Read more »

Painful Lymph Nodes After 3 Months ( Very High Risk Exposure )

Posted by David78, 3 Replies
I am a gay man I had several unprotected sexual activities during the first ten days of october with two different guys ( unknown hiv status ) in two cases I was top ( unprotected ) and in one case I was bottom ( unprotected internal ejaculation ).... Read more »