How Long After Exposure To Hiv Does Thrush Appear

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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP might be used in similar ways as a vaccine. Fact Sheet 159 has more information on PrEP. Who Should Use PEP? Workplace Exposure PEP has been standard procedure since 1996 for healthcare workers exposed toHIV. Workers start taking medications within a few hours of exposure. Usually the exposure is from a "needle stick," when a health care worker accidentally gets jabbed with a needle containing HIV-infected...
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Nurse exposed to HIV + blood

I am a nurse who was working, I took blood from an HIV + patient, wore the protective gloves and no problems during ths procedure. However, approximately 1 minute later the patient asked that another piece of tape be put on the gauze where the blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The HIV-acquisition risk from this occupational exposure is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. However, it is imperative that all occupational exposures (or potential exposures) Read more »

Husband Dentist Exposed to HIV on Job Yesterday

Dr. Bob,My husband is a dentist and was exposed to HIV while drilling a patient's tooth. Blood/saliva squirted into his eye (he was not wearing his protective eyewear. The patient was HIV positive (as noted in his file, which my husband did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acquiring HIV from your careless (and inconsiderate) husband are essentially nonexistent (assuming he's had no other occupational exposures, including those he may not have even recognized or considered due to his lax standards for preventing the... Read more »

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 »

HIV exposed?

Hi been I ve having sex with this guy for about 4 months about every 2 weeks or 3 weeks or every week. I started having sex with him in june 2005, but it has been more steady over the past four months. Last week, we had anal sex. Ive been shaking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Have you been exposed toHIV or is it hot in your apartment???? Dude, be reasonable! I'm neither a clairvoyant nor a room thermometer! All I can tell Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...That I Can Take to Prevent Getting HIV? Since 1996, the federal government has recommended that health care workers that are exposed toHIV through needle stick injuries be provided with antiretroviral medications to help prevent the possibility... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...for the symptoms, but it is also possible that you have some other viral infection instead. If you believe you may have been exposed toHIV, you may want to consider calling an AIDS hotline to discuss whether you were in a situation that put... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...can also spread and cause infection in the brain, heart, joints and eyes. Can It Be Prevented? There is no way to prevent exposure to candida. Medications are not normally used to prevent candidiasis. There are several reasons for this: It... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...was better tolerated, resulting in only very small changes in kidney function tests. Nevertheless, recent studies show that exposure to azole treatment decreases the antifungal activity of amphotericin B. This will likely be the case for newer,... Read more »
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Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...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 really discussed in great depth and... Read more »

thrush returns

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and my diet has been bad (coupled with late nights) - could this be the reason or could it be HIV? I have not had any sexual exposures since testing. Read more »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock. I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived. Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... 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 »