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Period Blood And Possible HIV Exposure

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last month i had sex with prostitute during her menses period ,while doing fingering some blood comnes on my hand and by same hand i wore the condom due to which some blood get on my tip of penis but due to fear of hiv i didn"t insert my penis so it...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The tip of the penis is a mucous membrane and is potentially a site bu which HIV can gain entry. For this reason, to be sure, you should get retested 3 and 6 months after possible exposure. Thank you for your question. Joe Read more »

Inconsistent PEP usage after HIV exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV targets and infects the same immune system cells that are supposed to protect us from illnesses. These are a type of white blood cell called CD4 cells (sometimes called T-cells). HIV takes over CD4 cells and turns them into factories that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Specific CD8 T-Cell Activity in Uninfected Injection Drug Users Is Associated With Maintenance of Seronegativity

...activity, the authors measured HIV-specific effector responses in uninfected (EU) intravenous drug users (IDU) with well-documented HIV exposure. All subjects were exposed to HIV-infected blood through needle-sharing with seropositive partners... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...detected within one month after infection. Consequently, in Sweden we now recommend only 3 months of follow-up after most cases of HIV exposure. Introduction TOP The detection of HIV antibody is a reliable method of HIV diagnosis except during... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...transmitted: * having unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal or anal) with someone else who is HIV positive * direct blood contact, i.e. sharing needles with someone who is HIV positive, accidental workplace injuries (needlestick in a... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...very careless person. He does not cover up cuts and stuff. But beyond cuts, I am afraid of saliva, tears, urine and feces and blood. I mean what if he leaves something on the toilet seat and they sit in it? I know they say these fluids most... Read more »