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Touching Anus And Possible HIV Exposure

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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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HIV Exposure Questions-Help me to understand (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino!Well, this siet provide the best informations about hiv, modern medications, hiv tests and so on. I'm male 34 and i go sometimes to professional sex workers (in Vienna). Now, Doc, i have soem questions-hope you can help me:I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transparent fluid was visible) I notice this after ejaculating since a friend said HIV virus is in the semen and turn active as touch the bloodstream, but not completely sure yetResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,Another QTND (question that never... Read more »

Inconsistent PEP usage after HIV exposure

During sex with a female prostitute the condom broke. I wiped myself off put on another condom and continued. After we finished I washed off my penis with water and some soap. The next day I went to the doctor, outlined what happened & the Dr had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from the PEP drugs?ThanksConcernedResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello Concerned,"Symptoms" that begin 30 hours after a potential HIV exposure would not be caused by HIV seroconversions. The symptoms associated with ARS (acute retroviral syndrome)... Read more »

PEP Regimin after possible sexual assault

Hello there, I recently had an exposure risk from a blacked out sexual assault. I was extremely intoxicated and remember meeting someone and then falling and running away. It was all such a blur. The next morning my anus was bleeding a bit and was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...potential PEP-related side effects, I would suggest you consult an HIV physician specialist. I recommend that anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP or who has been started on PEP by an emergency room or... Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you reviewed proper condom technique. (See below.) Next, as I have mentioned previously in this forum, anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant PEP should be followed by an HIV specialist. I suggest you contact an HIV... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...than 3 days) after the exposure has occurred. PEP should NOT be seen as a substitute for practices that can help avoid HIV exposure in the first place, such as consistent and correct use of condoms, abstinence from sex or mutual monogamy... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...in great depth and status isnt really discolsed. The only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other... 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 »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...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 intercourse, only having been inserted once and he pulled out, I... Read more »

Blood Donation - Should I? Can I?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Since my last test (where I tested negative) the only "sex" I have had was having a man "grind" himself against by butt and some touching with his hand near my vagina. The rest was just feeling and kissing. Can I donate blood tomorrow and not... Read more »