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How Soon After Contracting Hiv Is A Person Contagious

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Can HPV be contracted? How contagious is it?

Can HPV be contracted by a man with momentary contact with a female's vagina? then pass it on to another sex partner?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
HPV is quite contagious. It is definitely able to be transmitted from partner to partner based on what you describe. The majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus. (This is in sharp distinction... Read more »

Could this be Syphillis or HIV and how soon after contraction can I be contagious?

Hello,I am a man who received unprotected oral sex from a female and did ejaculate in her mouth.... Read more »

Re: Can HPV be contracted? How contagious is it?

You said. "The majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia Needs to Build on Existing HIV/AIDS Programs Before Millions Contract Virus, WHO Official Says

Asia's HIV/AIDS epidemic could rival sub-Saharan Africa's if efforts are not made to step up prevention campaigns and deliver more resources and drugs to affected people, Jack Chow, World Health Organization assistant director for HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

1,000 People Contract HIV Daily in Ethiopia; Epidemic Affecting Economy, Official Says

Approximately 1,000 people in Ethiopia contract HIV each day, and the country is facing "alarming growth" in its HIV/AIDS epidemic, a government official said on Thursday, Reuters reports. Teklu Belay of the country's HIV/AIDS Prevention and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens and Young Adults at High Risk of Contracting HIV

"With improved drugs, proper care and treatment, people with HIV are living longer and stronger lives. But even with this encouraging news, a dangerous trend is emerging when it comes to an often-ignored segment of the HIV and AIDS population:... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+?

Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been... Read more »

Did I contract HIV....Really Worried

Posted by Jase
Hello everyone, I have an Hiv positive family member of which she is positive and I came across a situation whereby I had to bath her coz she cannot do it because they operated her hands so they still healing, so I washed her face and half body with... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
I have a question. I noticed I had some blood looking spots on my sleeve, after I 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... Read more »