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Odds Of Infection Getting Head

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...active partner in anal or vaginal sex. It's possible for HIV to enter the penis through any open sores, through the moist lining of the opening of the penis, or through the cells in the mucous membrane in the foreskin or the head of the penis. What About Oral Sex? There have been many studies of HIV transmission through oral sex. They have not come to clear conclusions. However, the following points are clear: It is possible to get...
Ask the Experts

knots on head just above the ear on the back of the head above the neck line

mine on the left side is sore and sowlen . but i have three bad sores on the top of my head that are very infected , would that cause this.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The "knots" are lymph nodes that are swollen in reaction to your scalp infection. Read more »

sores or bumps on head and nostrils

My father has been diagnosed with HIV. He is in custody of the department of corrections and the department has been no help to our questions and my family and I are not very educated when it comes to HIV.Well tomy point, my father has wrote us and...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...over the internet...seeing them is most helpful in the diagnosis so he should be seen by the services doctor. It might just be head lice or a skin infection. Bumps on the head are not realy characteristic if HIV so most likely it is something the... Read more »

Anxiety/Head and Neck

Hi. I'm from the Philippines and my country has a very low prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infection (<0.01% - <0.1% of all adults) with 3,000 recorded by the government and 10,000 estimated by UNAIDS out of a general population of 85 million despite...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...approaches this, I would still get tested at 6 weeks and at 12 weeks to be absolutely sure. Over 95% of people who have acquired HIV infection have seroconverted by 6 weeks, so this test will provide you with reassurance, although the 12 week... Read more »

Head Trouble

About 2.5 months ago, I had a one night stand with a prostitute. I did(I think) wear a condom. I am very paronoid about becoming infected. Over the past several weeks, I have had some of the symptoms as described, but the biggest change in my life...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Dizziness and lightheadedness are not symptoms of HIV infection. It sounds like you are anxious. Get tested. That should help to reassure you.And in Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Head Teachers Warned Against Denying AIDS Children to Schools

...The Kenyan newspaper Daily Nation reported today that head teachers who do not allow HIV-infected children to enroll in their schools will be punished. Gideon Konchella, Kenyan Assistant Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: AIDS "Fatigue" May Cause Lack of Funds, Former UNAIDS Head Says

...success in curbing HIV infections globally has engendered a dangerous complacency in the fight against the epidemic, the former head of UNAIDS said recently in an interview in London. "There is clearly AIDS fatigue," said Dr. Peter Piot, director... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...raise money to fight the disease in Black communities. The program launched in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15th and is now heading to Houston, Texas, beginning February 26th at the SRO Sports Bar & CafĂ©, 444 Northwest Mall, 9800 Hempstead... Read more »
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

Quick Action Urged on Afghan Drugs to Head Off AIDS

... Health authorities are warning that quick action is needed to head off an HIV/AIDS crisis linked to the growing problem of drug addiction in Afghanistan. The nation's opium output was up by 60 Read more »
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worried i might been infected.. scared

Posted by MarkFezo, 1 Reply
...I am a 20 year old narmal everyday guy. I live a normal life now but I used to live in a dark place. I was a crackhead for a long time. One night I remember getting all high and calling an escort service. the lady came over and we had protected Read more »

This waiting game is doing my head in !

Posted by movingon, 1 Reply
Hiya I am sure you are all sick of hearing from me . Apologies but i need some help (again) Its been 2 weeks since i got my first lab results, cd 4 284, 29%, v/l 98,000. Since then i have done EVERYTHING i can do live a healthy life, exercise,... Read more »

Can't get it out of my head

Posted by kev2006, 5 Replies
After unprotected vaginal and oral with a woman about nine months ago, I've had thousands of symptoms and several anybody tests. The results were negative at 3.5 weeks, 7 weeks, 12 weeks, 5 months, 6 months and 8 months. Before the incident I was... Read more »

RE: is it all in our heads?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Can Severe anxiety, depression and stress cause persistent lymphadenopaties throughout the body? Hiv denialists answer this question!!! Read more »