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Hiv When Does It Show Up After Exposure

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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Prophylaxis means disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV...
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hiv exposure, post exposure prophylaxis and rash

hello,i'm a resident physician and was recently exposed to an HIV infected pt. i sustained a superficial laceration from trauma shears contaminated with dried blood that was several hours old but i started expanded pep nonetheless. 2 days...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most likely a drug rash but the situation is stressful (I have seen numerous drug rashes on situations like yours). KH... Read more »

HIV exposure while getting HIV test? Forgive me if I sound stupid...

After 13 whole weeks of worrying, it was finally time to get tested after having sex with a girl in college in which no condom was used. I was a wreck walking into the free clinic. The test giver/counselor was helpful, and during our "talk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Your risk of contracting HIV during your HIV OraQuick test is completely nonexistent. If HIV were acquired that easily, it would have wiped the planet out long ago. Your fears are unwarranted. In light of your irrational fears surrounding HIV, I... Read more »

HIV Exposure Questions-Help me to understand (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino!Well, this siet provide the best informations about hiv, modern medications, hiv tests and so on. I'm male 34 and i go sometimes to professional sex workers (in Vienna). Now, Doc, i have soem questions-hope you can help me:I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Thomas,You're worried your own spunk would wind up in your backdoor and give you HIV/AIDS??? Oh my. Thomas, you cannot give yourself a disease you don't have, even if your trouser snake was long enough to for you to have unprotected... Read more »

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. Unprotected receptive vaginal sex would qualify as... Read more »
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Aids vs Hiv exposure?.. Any difference?

Posted by PrayWithMePlease, 1 Reply
Are there any risk diferences between being exposed to someone who is HIV+ and someone who has AIDS completely? Would symptoms show earlier? Do you skip the HIV stage completely? etc... Anybody have some knowledge? Read more »

HIV exposure? Very nervous

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Was I exposed? Very nervous
Hello everyone, thanks for taking time to read and respond.

Where to begin. Well, I am a bi-curious male, so I had a one night stand with another male about 12 days ago. I never have one night stands, this was a first. We... Read more »

hiv exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
on april 16 i had unprotected oral and vaginal sex with an hiv+ man. I had test done on july 2 came back negative. Should i test again 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 »