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How Do Hiv Occur

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Potentially Infectious Levels of Intermittent HIV Shedding Can Occur in Seminal Fluid Despite Years of Suppressive HAART, Research Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of the studies they presented at CROI... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Half of HIV Transmission Occur in Early Stages of Infection, Study Says

About half of new HIV cases occur when the person transmitting the virus is in the early stages of infection and unlikely to know if he or she is HIV-positive, according to a study scheduled to be published in the April 1 edition of the Journal of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Forty-Five Percent of New HIV Infections Occur Among Young People in Mozambique

At the introduction of the annual UN Fund for Population Activities report on Wednesday in Maputo, UN representative Petra Lantz announced that 45 percent of new HIV infections occur among Mozambicans age 24 and younger. Women ages 20-24 have four... Read more »
Ask the Experts

where and how does hiv infection occurs?

does anal intercourse with an hiv+ automatically spell infection?is there hiv virus present in precum?can hiv virus enter thrugh the head of a perfectly healthy pennis?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Exposure does not equal infection. Several factors need to be present for HIV to be transmitted, some that are observable and some are not. If you have unprotected anal sex with an HIV infected person, transmission is possible. If the receptive... Read more »

how soon can acute hiv symptoms occur

i had sex on the 27th of june..is it possible im seeing acute symptoms already beginning the 2nd all i have is a swollen lymph node and white spots on my tonsils other than that i feel fine but can symptoms start that soon...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:It is unlikely that you would be experiencing symptoms so quickly. An HIV test at the 90-day mark will give you a conclusive answer.In health,Richard... Read more »

How many lymph nodes occur in HIV

Can there be only one swollen lymph node in the entire body? or HIV infection will make more than one lymph node to swell? ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In general, HIV infection occurs in almost all lymph nodes, as CD4 cells that become infected travel to all the lymph nodes in the body.... Read more »

Can Low Testosterone Occur Early in HIV

Hi, Dr. Bob,Just wondering if low testosterone occurs early in hiv disease. I have been positive for one year and for the past few months have had reduced libido, fatigue, no erections, and wonder if it is hiv-related? I am 43....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Ohhh - hard question! Or maybe not so hard?HIV-related? No, probably not. Actually, it's probably just old age. Wait! Don't click the computer off! I'm kidding. Yes, hypogonadism (low testosterone) can occur in asymptomatic (early)... Read more »
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Floaters - Why Do They Occur?

Posted by Anonymous
I was really scared when I noticed floaters. On second thought, I would agree that they are hardly indicative of HIV infection. First of all, I asked many people whether they see floaters. The majority of them do! Also, before my exposure, I... Read more »

possible tranmisson occurance...please help...

Posted by dbztink3, 1 Reply
So not to be graphic here but a sexual partner finished himslef and then Shortly after used his semen to lubricate my penis for a handjob...he is hiv positive...how high is the risk of me being infected if the semen came into contact with my urethra... Read more »

Quick Question - Can ARS clear & re-occur?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,

Just a quick one. Is anyone aware of ARS symtpoms clearing and then recurring after a week?
It's just that I had symtpoms (sore throat, tiredness, low-grade temp and ANXIETY) 4 days after possible exposure (unprotected vaginal... Read more »

can conversion occur at 8 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
read that most conversion symptoms occur 2 - 4 weeks after exposure. im now at 8 weeks after
an unprotected anal, anonymous encouter with another man.
can swollen glands, extreme sleepiness and temp occur this late? my temp is running 99.9.
is that... Read more »