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Viral Load After Hiv Sexual Exposure

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Oral Sex and Viral Load

Does the risk o transmission decrease in the vaginal secretion of a woman with a viral load of below 48?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes. HIV-transmission risk for any and all sexual exposures decreases with declining HIV plasma viral load.Dr. Bob Read more »

Is My result encouraging at 28days with these Test?

I am based in South Africa. I had a sexual exposure on the 8th October 2010 and after 2 weeks on... Read more »


Hey Doc,About 6 months ago my viral load was less then 80. 3 months later I went back to the doctor... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...high-risk exposure to HIV, AND The person was exposed to another person who is known to have HIV (especially if they have a high viral load), or the other person is known to be at very high risk for HIV, AND The exposure is an isolated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV sores on the skin; Blood was visible on a needle that stuck someone; and Exposure to blood from someone who has a high viral load (a large amount of virus in the blood). For serious exposures, the U.S. Public Health Service recommends... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...starting the drugs. If your viral load goes up while taking HIV drugs, you and your health care provider should take another viral load measurement. If that result is the same or higher, your drugs may not be working as well as they should. You... Read more »
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Is this possible??

Posted by Tedmasters, 2 Replies
...came back negative. My doctor said she's sure I'm not infected. To try and get this out of my mind, she even recommended me a viral load test, which came back undectable. The problem is that i seem to be presenting what i believe to be... Read more »


Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load <400. Read more »

Husband just tested +

Posted by wew, 2 Replies
...but not sure if im correct . I know that 0.1 - 0.3 per incounter is the risk factor but do you then multiply that times your sexual exposures. im feeling a lot of pressure im very worried. looking for advice. thanx wew Read more »