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Hiv When Does It Show Up After Exposure

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Could I be HIV+ after HIV exposure but negative at 12wks?

Hi Dr. I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex with an HIV+ guy (unkowingly) - alhtough he did not ejaculate in me, I realise this was still high risk. I had a test at 6 weeks, which was negative and then a further negative test at 12 weeks (or 84...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The CDC's current guidelines recommend HIV-antibody testing at both the three- and six-month marks following a "significant exposure" to a partner confirmed to be HIV infected. Read more »

Hiv exposure

Hello Doctor,Can hiv transmitted through drinking a cup of coffee with blood or any fluid... Read more »

Risk of HIV Exposure

Four days ago I engaged in homosexual anal sex with me being the receptive end, I found out that... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

...Visibly bloody fluid 13% Concentrated HIV 2.3% Unknown 13% Other (saliva, emesis, tissue, sputum) 8.6% The median time from exposure to receipt of treatment was 9.9 hours (range 0 - 343 hrs) and consisted of a panoply of combinations too... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Examines State Criminal Statutes Related to HIV Exposure

...Prevention Studies at the University of California-San Francisco , said that while many of the laws involving intentional exposure to other sexually transmitted diseases are considered misdemeanors, statutes dealing with HIV exposure crimes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Dakota: Man Sentenced for HIV Exposure

...Aberdeen, S.D., man was sentenced to 45 days in jail and five years probation Tuesday for intentionally exposing another person to HIV/AIDS. William K. Jenigen maintained his innocence in court last month. Circuit Judge Eugene Dobberpuhl said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Va. General Assembly Considers Measure That Would Remove Intent Clause From Criminal HIV Exposure Law

...Virginia General Assembly is considering a bill ( HB 871 ) that would make it easier for people to bring charges of criminal HIV exposure or transmission against an HIV-positive person who does not inform a sexual partner of his or her HIV... Read more »
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Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
...hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...on my tongue as well. After another three days, I healed and was back on my feet. Is this a sign of having been infected by HIV? I have not been sick since, had any canker sores, etc. However, the last time I had been with him, I got sick as... Read more »

is it hiv exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...having some very little vaginal fluids on fingers while putting the condom can be hiv exposure? Read more »