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How Common Is Hiv Eroconversion After A Year Of Exposure

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Is it possible that I am really HIV + 21 years after exposure and 16 tests?

Dear Dr. Bob: In 1989, I had a real exposure (occupational), and after two weeks or so developed a rash, cold symptoms, dry cough which hung on for 6 months and hives on the palms of my hands (off and on for 1 year). I was tested yearly (always...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Is it possible that you are really HIV+ 21 years after exposure and 16 negative/undetectable tests? Nope! Not a chance! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No Read more »

Are HIV antibodies present 6 years after exposure if the virus was dormant?

I had a possible exposure in 2003 or possibly before,and actually had 8 HIV tests back then... Read more »

Can you develop KS in a year after exposure to HIV

I was last tested for HIV a little over a year ago. My results were negative and it had been well... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...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 infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Research Rationale

...measures. How would HIV treatment drugs work to protect against HIV infection? The concept of providing a preventive drug before exposure to an infectious agent is not new. For example, travelers to an area where malaria is common are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Risk of Infecting Others The number of HIV particles in the blood is much higher during acute HIV infection than later on. Exposure to the blood of someone in the acute phase of infection is more likely to result in infection than exposure to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months before being tested. You can also test right away and then again... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

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 »

Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...I am a gay male who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and Read more »

boyfriend just tested positive for hiv

Posted by lion355, 1 Reply
...I am a woman and my boyfriend just tested positive for HIV. Ours is a long distance relationship, so the sex was irregular. We had unprotected sex during the course of one year. I Read more »

10 yrs to find out?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...it can take up to 10 yrs to find out you are +. is that true? i'm scared i had very risky unprotected sex. if i have a blood hiv test done, how long after exposure will it take for me to find out. please help? Read more »