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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...is still possible for health care workers who take PEP to get HIV infection. Other Exposure In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed if they drink...
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Needing peace;everyone does

I realize that the question is incessant. I have a unique situation. About 5 years ago and about 14 years of marriage, I found out that my spouse was a cross dresser. I later found that he was disingenuous with his sexual status. He is tested and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...conclusive.Finally I must comment about your choice in men. Your hubby was a disingenuous cross-dresser and your recent bedmate has "latent homosexual experiences?" Who are you, Liza Minnelli???Dr. Bob Read more »

PEP for exposures to HIV positive partner

hello...i was informed last night that the partner who i have been having intermittant unsafe sex with for the past two months, is HIV +...he had been with a previous partner until 5 months ago who was HIV positive, but all his tests had come back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...#1!PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) needs to be started as soon as possible and not later than 72 hours following a significant HIV exposure. You've been doing the unsafe horizontal mattress mambo for two months. Consequently PEP would not be... Read more »

Exposure to HIV positive blood

I am a nurse who was caring for an HIV positive patient. He had a left arm wound that was connected to a wound vac. The tubing became disconnected and when I went to reconnect it some of the fliud splashed out of the tubing. I felt a light mist but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree you did not have a significant HIV exposure and PEP is currently not warranted. However, all occupational exposures or potential occupational exposures should be reported Read more »

NURSE need help about her occupational exposures to HIV

Thanks you doctor for taking time to read my message , i know thats you are very busy , because , not people from united- states who want your answer but all people around the world.I am a nurse from albania , i work in E .N .T service , during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Nurse from Albania,Fresh blood (or saliva-containing fresh blood) from an HIV-positive patient that gets into your eyes and mouth would constitute an occupational exposure to HIV. I cannot really quantitate the risk, as there are many factors... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...of their medication. It can increase high-risk behaviors that transmit HIV infection to others. Depression might cause some latent viral infections to become active. Overall, depression can make HIV disease progress faster. It also interferes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...Repeat if needed when your CD4 count is higher. Some health care providers use a blood test instead of the skin test to look for latent (hidden) TB infection. A chest x-ray can be helpful in addition to a skin test to look for latent TB... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

Exposure to HIV .PLEASE HLEP ME !!!!!

Posted by teoqn2
Dear doctors,please help me ,few days a go ,i went to a HIV Testing Centre to test for HIV, the result is negative but before i was taken blood , there are two spouses were HIV ,also come to this centre to check their CD4 tests,they put their ... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous... Read more »