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How Will A Person Be Contacted After Testing Positive For Hiv

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Contact with a positive person; how much does testing/treatment cost?

Hello there. My new partner and I have been together for less than a month. He recently told me he has been HIV-positive for 4 years but is still "almost undetectable", whatever that means. Thus far I've engaged in oral sex on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Following a significant exposure with a partner documented to be HIV positive, HIV-antibody testing is recommended at three months (from the date of the last exposure) and, if negative, at six months for a definitive result. Assuming the... Read more »

Contact with a HIV positive person

Hi, may I know what is the probability of contracting HIV , when tha vaginal fluid of a HIV... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

China's Yunnan province has begun requiring people to provide their real names and contact information when taking HIV tests, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. According to Lu Lin, director of the Disease Prevention and Control Center of Yunnan,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

A central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

New Studies Reinforce Importance of Anonymous HIV Testing

Contact: media@aidsaction.org or call: 202-986-1300 Washington, D.C . -- Two new studies released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrate the importance of anonymous testing as a tool for getting people at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barriers to HIV Testing Among HIV/AIDS Concurrently Diagnosed Persons in New York City

The failure to perceive they were at risk was the chief barrier to HIV testing among this study's population of persons who were diagnosed with AIDS when they first learned they were HIV-positive. The team undertook the study to assess barriers to... Read more »
Connect With Others

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »

Hiv fear after unprotected contact

Posted by Nickkk, 2 Replies
First of all i must tell you that i do not come from USA, so sorry for my bad english.

I come from Europe and my name is Nick, also i am 26 years old.
I have an unprotected sex before ~2 months-(73days) with a woman that her hiv condition is unknown... Read more »