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How Long Would It Take For Me To Notice If Ive Contracted Hiv

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Determining when the HIV virus was contracted

Can it be determined when the HIV virus was contracted?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,We can make some general predictions about how long someone may have been infected based on CD4 cell counts. There are also some specialized tests that can determine if you were Read more »

Can someone contract HIV just by living with the person?

This person lives with two other people and they do not know of their "status" they do not sleep... Read more »

Could i contract HIV?

Dear Doctor Bob, I should start by saying that i have a really bad case of OCD. my story is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: People Not as Concerned About Contracting HIV

...100 patients and providers from across Northern Ontario gathered this week for the 17th annual Opening Doors Conference on HIV/AIDS. Keynote speaker Dr. Mark Wainberg warned that HIV/AIDS complacency is a growing problem. While new drug... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Who Use Microbicides, Still Contract HIV Could End Up With Fewer Treatment Options Because of Resistance, Study Finds

...Research , said the study's findings are particularly "disturbing" for low-income countries, where there are few options for HIV/AIDS treatment. HIV-positive people who develop resistance may have few other affordable options, Johnston said,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hispanic, Black Men More Likely to Contract HIV From Drug Use, Related Risky Behavior, According to Findings Presented at Conference

...drug use and other risky behaviors related to any type of drug use, Rhonda Hagler, medical director of the New Jersey-based HIV/AIDS clinic Proceed , told participants at the 2007 National Conference on Latinos and AIDS on Monday, the Miami... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Can Contract HIV Through Healthy Vaginal Tissue, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...things even worse by possibly getting this girl pregnant). I saw my doctor, and she said it's less likely for a guy to contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...Hi there, I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Read more »