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How Hiv Is Acquired

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Increase in Overseas Acquired HIV Infections Among Heterosexual People in Western Australia

A recent increase in the number of heterosexually acquired HIV infections among non-Aboriginal persons has been noted in Western Australia (WA) but not in other jurisdictions of the country, the authors wrote. In this study, they set out to describe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons With Heterosexually Acquired HIV Infection, United States 1999-2004

Women and persons of color comprise a growing proportion of heterosexually acquired U.S. HIV cases. In the current study, the authors analyzed the association between race/ethnicity, whether diagnoses of HIV and AIDS were made concurrently, and the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

We Never Thought This Would Happen: Transitioning Care of Adolescents With Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection From Pediatrics to Internal Medicine

Thanks to life-extending therapies, "transitioning the medical care of children with perinatally acquired HIV from pediatric care to internal medicine practices has become increasingly important," the authors noted. Their work in the current study... Read more »
Ask the Experts

acquiring HIV

I recently just had unprotected sex with a man who is HIV +. he said he is on medication and his viral count is really low, undetectable. we engaged on anal sex, him being the bottom (receiver0 be being the top. What is the risk or probablity of me...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Being that this was a one-time occurrence, he is undetectable, and you were the insertive partner it's likely that transmission did not occur. You can get an accurate HIV test result at the three month mark. Since he is HIV positive,... Read more »

chronic eye problems in newly-acquired HIV

Is chronic conjunctivitis, which is not responsive to anti-bacterial ointments or over the counter eye drops, a common first or second symptom for someone with recently acquired HIV?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

What is the probability of acquiring HIV through sex with an infected woman?

Before I ask this question I just want to add that I plan on being tested for HIV in the next month but must exit the country I am living in to do so. I live in Saudi Arabia and fear being deported if I was found to be HIV positive. Here is what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated risk would be less, because after your "Phuket" you PEPed.No need for... Read more »

Do you I acquired HIV

I have a girlfriend who tested hiv postive twice from 2 different places in September last year but however in mid November she tested Hiv negative and also on January 30th this year she still tested negative. We have been having unprotected sex...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-It is very hard for me to interpret your girlfriends test results without knowing more about her specific testing history and HIV risks. I suggest you both go to a testing center and be tested together and have the counselor explain the... Read more »
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Have i acquired HIV AIDS? please help..

Posted by Veer2112, 2 Replies
Last night i met this strange lady and we got intimate and had unprotected sex. She is 34 y.o lady, disease free and i was 25 y.o virgin disease free.
i was drunk and turned on. we might have had sex more than twice that night and the next morning.
wh... Read more »

Have i acquired HIV AIDS?

Posted by Veer2112
Last night i met this strange lady and we got intimate and had unprotected sex. She is 34 y.o lady, disease free and i was 25 y.o virgin disease free.
i was drunk and turned on. we might have had sex more than twice that night and the next morning.
wh... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

A QUESTION TO HIV DENIALISTS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If all this stuff about the hiv virus and aids were lies, how do you explain that people how test positive after some years WILL ALWAYS experience many many wierd symptoms never seen before in people who test negative? Why people who test positive... Read more »