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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among Youth

Fast Facts Youth aged 13 to 24 accounted for an estimated 26% of all new HIV infections in the United States in 2010. Most new HIV infections among youth occur among gay and bisexual males; there was a 22% increase in estimated new infections in this group from 2008 to 2010. Almost 60% of youth with HIV in the United States do not know they are infected. Youth in the United States account for a substantial number of HIV...
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GBS no Swollen Lymph nodes-freaked out

hi, I really appreciate the work you are doing. its interesting to see that you are helping many people. Av checked in your this site and seemingly my question has not been addressed. I had a protective sexual encounter with a lady whose status is...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no risk of HIV transmission given the details you provide. A cut finger or bruised elbow does not permit HIV transmission. A condom protects you from infection provided it did not break.Get tested now so you know your own status. If you can... Read more »

Dr. Wohl please answer :-(

I fingered a girl I believe to know pretty well afterwards she put her fingers into my mouth. This was late Sept. Early Jan I had a cold. Then I swear I had a rash but it wasn't red or anything just little bumps. My finger nails seem to break...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No one has ever been infected with HIV in this way. There is no risk here at all. Zilch. Zip.DW... Read more »

Insertive Oral Sex

Dear Doctor,I am a man had oral sex with sex worker girl, She performed the following test on 3 days after my oral relation : Elisa HIV 1&2 Ab/Ab and the result was negative. Do I need to test my self which I heard that test acurate up to 3...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Testing with a combined antibody and antigen test does allow for early detection of HIV. The antigen component can detect virus in about 10 days after infection. Had you had a concerning exposure I would recommend testing with the combined test at 3... Read more »

Antibodies not present

Hi, Dr. Wohl,I'm a 26 year old male in what I believe to be good health. In December of last year I made the mistake of having unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 3 weeks after I came down with a cough that distressed me. I visited...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
My long distance stab at a diagnosing your illness is that you are anxious, There is pretty much no way a few weeks after exposure and infection you would have symptoms associated with severe immunodeficiency. Oh, I know you can find case reports of... Read more »
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in desperate need of help 28 year female HELP please

Posted by BeautifulMe28, 1 Reply
Im a 28 year old female HIV pos only my mom and my sister know I started dating this guy about 5 months ago I really like him a lot I know i he likes me too I just dont know how to come out and tell him my status Im so afraid of his reaction and... Read more »

The worries I have

Posted by LnrGirlAZ, 2 Replies
I got drunk with a man, Did some naked rubbing, deep kissed, he went down and I did too. I do not even think he had pre cum. His penis touched my area once but just barely. No actual sex. I also had one more person I took a bath with body rubbed,... Read more »

Oraquick reliability

Posted by Jaithelion, 1 Reply
Ill make this quick, im 19, had brief unpr. sex with high risk girl, no more than a minute, ive tested 3 times using oraquick all negative at 10 weeks 11 weeks and 12 weeks, now 4 months after exposure I have terrible symptoms, infected tooth,... Read more »

Used tissue.

Posted by worriedwoman, 1 Reply
I went to the bathroom (number one and two) yesterday in a public toilet.There was no toilet roll or paper towels anywhere and I needed to wipe.Was desperate so I used a bit of toilet roll that was in the top of the bin next to me to clean both... Read more »