How Long Is HIV Present In Exposed Blood
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Posted by nomoreworry4meResponse from Mr. Sowadsky
Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue.
If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and... Read more »
Posted by Explorer3235, 4 RepliesI had protective condom safe sex penis vaginal insertive (I am the male).
On the 10th day after the possiable HIV expose I started having stiff leg muscles, then pain in my right thigh. This lasted for about (4) days then went away.
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Posted by Fearful26, 2 RepliesOk on Feb20-26,i spent those days over my ex-boyfriend's house.Feb 26 is when i went home,our last un-protected sex encounter.To make a long story short,i believe i've been exposed! Because around March 7-11,i have experinced flu-like symtoms,high... Read more »
Posted by help1111, 1 ReplyThe tip of my penis had significant exposure to bloody dental floss (don't ask). Am I at risk of HIV or any other virus/infection? Is it worth getting tested or approaching a medical professional about this?
Thanks in advance for the professional and... Read more »
Posted by Buzz1, 2 RepliesI was just diagnosed as HIV positive about three weeks ago. It must have been a very recent exposure since I was testing negative in mid-late July but for about a month this summer I was very ill (fevers, rash, fatigue) so I was seroconverting and... Read more »
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesAs long as the condom stayed on during your insertive anal sex episode, it is unlikely that you would be at any risk for HIV infection. The insertive partner in anal sex is at risk for infection through exposure to blood: a condom should serve as an... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThere are at least two places you can look for a partial answer to your question. You're not going to find a specific answer to your teaspoon/30 second question, but there is the possibility that HIV infected semen would remain viable 30... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationDear Sir,This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,What should your concerns be? Failed-condom sex is equivalent to unprotected sex. Consequently you have a risk of acquiring STDs, including another strain of HIV (superinfection).As for anything you could have done after the exposure, actually... Read more »
Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report SaysWomen who suffer physical abuse from intimate partners -- the most common form of violence perpetrated against women worldwide -- experience serious health consequences, according to a report released on Thursday by the World Health Organization ,... Read more »
Canadian Province Announces Law Requiring People Who Might Have Exposed Emergency Workers to HIV to Undergo Blood TestOfficials in Alberta, Canada, last week announced a new law that will require people who might have exposed emergency workers to HIV or other infectious diseases to submit a blood test if ordered by a judge, the Edmonton Sun reports. Under the... Read more »
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