Piercing How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV
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Tufts University School of MedicineAfter a fist fight, the only risk would be if your both bled and there was blood exposure on both sides. An exposure to HCV through this route would be rare. Only two case reports have been reported in literature (one was by us).... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,There is no need to disclose your HIV status when getting your ears pierced. Universal precautions have been in place for many years to prevent transmission (in either direction) of blood-borne diseases (HIV, hepatitis, etc.). Remember, many... Read more »
Stanford University, School of Medicine1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position of the US FDA has been up... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is exceedingly low. There is a theoretical possibility that your buddy had some type of significant active bleeding in his mouth at the time he was noshing on your pierced wounded nipple and an adequate amount of fresh... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHow long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIf you actually DO have ARS symptoms, how long after those symptoms would one test positive on an antibody test?
And before any of the regulars jump in with the "you cannot judge by symptoms, if you feel you are at risk, get tested"........I think... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replymy friend peirced her on ear herself she didnt tell me what instrument with, im doubting it was an IV drug syringe.
she said she cleaned it with boiling water and a match even and she said it hadnt been used before her and she didnt share them. if... Read more »
Posted by dotman32, 5 RepliesMaybe a stupid question. Wondering if people have thoughts about how wise it is to get a new piercing. I have 2 already .. interested in a 3rd .. but concerned about the risk of infection & activating the immune system. I suppose common... Read more »
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