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talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids
about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf
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Dear Doctor,First Thank you for replying you are gem of a person. I wish I could meet you one day and hug you to say a big thank you for what you are doing for the community. Now to my question.I had a sexual intercourse with a prostitute from...
Hi Alex,1.Kissing is not considered a risk for HIV transmission.2.Insertive oral sex carries a very minimal risk for HIV transmission.3.If you were wearing the condom when you went in and not wearing it when you came out, you can be sure it remained... Read more »
Hi,I had sex with a prostitue on 20th july. I used condom and i am sure it was not broken or leaked. But after removing condom, which may have some vaginal fluid, immediately i touched my penis head and tip and kept hand there for about 2 mins. Now...
Hello,Your question is similar to many others already posted in the archives. Have a look. Your HIV-acquisition risk is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted. If you wish to get a definitive HIV-antibody test, you'll... Read more »
hi Doctor, I had a unprotected sex only one time for 5 min in may 24 in Dubai with unknown status of hiv, on seventh day I had a high fever more than 103F with shivering that time I was also too worried about hiv, after two days I tested for urine...
Hello,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. The current guidelines recommend getting an HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. You were just shy of that mark at 80 days. Certainly a negative HIV test at... Read more »
I've been positive over 20 years, health good, on meds. Recently I had a terrible flu with body aches, chills, feverish but not hot and no temperature. My HIV buddy told me that when your immune system is compromised you cease to have "normal"...
...No. Sounds like you had a norm
al heathy response to a viral infection. 'Flu is no more common or more severe amongst people with HIV than the general population. Read more »
... Important Notes Norm
al Laboratory Values Terminology Important Notes Each commercial laboratory has its own set of"norm
al" values, called Read more »
...mothers feed their babies breast milk, or where blood for transfusions is not always screened. How Are Children
immune systems are still developing. They have a different response to HIV infection. CD4 cell counts (see... Read more »
...www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch or by phone at 1-800-332-1088. Drug and Food Interactions Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue your norm
al diet. Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use... Read more »
...Persons with diarrhea usually recover completely, although it may be several months before their bowel habits are entirely norm
al. A small number of persons with Salmonella develop pain in their joints, irritation of the eyes, and painful... Read more »
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Hi, This was my exposure with a thai sex worker - fingering , touching penis, then touching tip of penis on her buttocks, rubbing penis on her back well above waist. i am freaking out about possibilities of herpes . i know whatever is low risk for... Read more »
...Any expert please advise on this! I have continous shivering
at night and during the day whilst I try to hold still, and my left eye keeps on twitching as well as my thumbs and my left leg! Read more »
...night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd Week Post Exposure and the Symptoms Included: Fever
ish Feeling (But NO FEVER
) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal... Read more »
...been together for 5 years now and are older and understand how serious my HIV can get. But with god's help we will continue a norm
al life. kids
the whole 9 yards... Now you must be thinking how IM going to have kids
right? well its silly but... Read more »