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hi doc i will try to make this short. Back in 2003 i smoked alot of cannabis out of alot of glass pipes with many people. Burned my lips many times i know the chance is small but it is possible. I took 1 elisa test about 2 years ago because of alot...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV and you tested negative more than 6 months after then you do not need to be tested again. If you had more recent risky behavior then you should have another HIV test. If that is negative (as it will likely be since the "risk" you describe... Read more »

third time writing to you no replay

Dear Dr. I worte you three times already and there was no replay please help. This my question one... Read more »

Hep A vaccine

Would a Hepatitis A vaccine delay or affect antibodies (testing) for HIV?In other words let's say I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Highlights Asians' Risky Behavior With HIV/AIDS

...in China, the world's most populous nation. Southeast Asia accounts for the highest infection levels due to three high-risk behaviors: unprotected commercial sex, unprotected homosexual sex and IV drug use. "Serious epidemics" among male sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Misconceptions About HIV, Risky Behavior High Among Members of Nigerian Navy, Survey Shows

...the Nigerian navy. The researchers also conducted interviews with four participants to study the context of high-risk sexual behavior and determine possible content for HIV education programs. The researchers found that although respondents had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1 in 6 New Yorkers Engages in Risky HIV Behavior: Survey

...Bureau reported that in a 2004 cross-sectional survey of adult residents, of the 18 percent reporting unsafe sex or drug-use behavior, 92 percent still believed they had no HIV risk. Expanding from those results, one in six city residents, about... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing Risky Sexual Behavior and Substance Use Among Currently and Formerly Homeless Adults Living With HIV

... The researchers examined the efficacy of an intervention, the "Healthy Living Program," in reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among HIV-positive adults who were marginally housed (homeless at least some point over a period of 37... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my fingernail. I really didn't know I had cut, but other than the tip of my finger was sore.My concern is was this a risky behavior for HIV? Read more »

HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pinched by a needle in the middle finger. i tested negative at 4 month before tht to but i dont think i took part in any risky behaviour Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

2 years and counting

Posted by bsox1972, 3 Replies
...ago i developed athletes foot. it will not go away even with prescribed meds from my doctor. so i looked up skin disorders of hiv infection and what do you know. should i retest? Read more »