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How Long Does It Take To Notice Hiv Symptoms After Contact

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Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on medication. Can the virus be given to my child? I want to make sure to protect her from getting it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, there is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." Someone is either HIV positive (infected) or HIV negative (not infected).Next, HIV is not transmitted by casual conduct and you should have no fears about your daughter... Read more »

What's the chance I've contacted HIV through blood contact?

Today I was down at the beach when two homeless men got into a serious fight. One drew a knife and... Read more »

Risk from sexual contact with woman at strip club "Showing symptoms HIV having horrible anxiety please help"

Had an encounter in a low end strip club with African American woman. Inserted finger in vagina... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Urgent Notice Of Joint HOPWA/Ryan White SPNS Competitions For New "HIV Multiple Diagnoses Initiative"

HUD and HHS have published separate notices in today's Federal Register (2/28/96) , announcing a new joint initiative for multiply-diagnosed homeless persons who are living with HIV/AIDS and have chronic alcohol and/or other drug abuse problems... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Firm Investigating Notice About Student HIV Rate

A fake announcement distributed on the Internet and by e-mail said several Washington-area schools had conducted mandatory testing during lock-ins and discovered extremely high rates of HIV among students. The notice -- under the letterhead of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis

Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, a healthcare provider usually can diagnose it by testing blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the... Read more »
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Long Term Symptoms without Diagnosis

Posted by concerned101, 1 Reply
I'll try to keep this brief. Here is my chronology;
1996 - no sexual contact, just kissing with exchange of saliva with a female in a foreign country. Days later, growth on underside of tongue...fleshy in color with a white tip. Over a couple of... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

No noticed symptoms = lower likelihood of seroconv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had a nasty experience--a gentleman who was penetrating me (a male) took off the condom and engaged in unprotected sex with me for a couple of minutes. Fortunately, there doesn't seem to have been any ejaculation.

The one-in-five-hundred... Read more »

risky contact, odd symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I had a risky entounter about 2 weeks ago. I know I had some sort of infection, painful urination and a substance that was leaking. I got some Penacillin and hoped everything else would be OK. I've been very paranoid about Herpes. I realize... Read more »