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How Long After Being Exposed To Hiv Does It Take To Show In Testing

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Already HIV+, but re-exposed!

Hi,I have been HIV+ for 5+ years, and on medication for about 9 months (Atazanavir/Norvir/Truvada) and have responded very well.During a recent sexual encounter with another HIV+ male, his condom ripped right after ejaculation, resulting in new HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have a risk of acquiring STDs, including another strain of HIV (superinfection).As for anything you could have done after the exposure, actually not much. I suppose you could have found out about your top guy's HIV medical history (current meds... Read more »

exposure to HIV

I met a woman exposed to HIV for a year via unprotected sex with a man who had HIV the whole time... Read more »

Exposure to both Hep C and HIV

Hi,I have read somewhere that if you are exposed to and infected with HIV and Hepatitis C at the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...TDF/FTC, in conjunction with behavioral interventions, in reducing sexual HIV acquisition in a multinational population of MSM exposed to HIV through high-risk sex. 4 A recent safety study of PrEP with TDF among 400 MSM in the United States... Read more »
The Body

The Alphabet Soup of Immune Control: ADCC Antibodies, (Memory) B-Cells, Elite Controllers and Exposed Sero-Negatives -- Will They Amount to Z?

...response to overlapping HIV peptides." Methods: "5 ESN and 6 HIV+ individuals were examined. ESN had a prior history of low-level exposure to HIV as result of stable high risk heterosexual relationship with an HIV-infected patient who kept... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

...(1995). Centers for Disease Control. "Case-Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health-Care Workers After Percutaneous Exposure to HIV Infected Blood. France, United Kingdom, and United States. January 1988 - August 1994." Morbidity and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher... Read more »
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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 was negative in the Read more »

Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »

exposed and freaking out...

Posted by brworried, 1 Reply
...but i feel as though this was certainly a high risk situation... Am I overreacting? Should I go and start taking the post exposure prophylactic medication? While I know I need to be tested, it has been 26 hours since the exposure. Is there an... Read more »