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What Percent Of Adults Has Been Exposed To Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP might be used in similar ways as a vaccine. Fact Sheet 159 has more information on PrEP. Who Should Use PEP? Workplace Exposure PEP has been standard procedure since 1996 for healthcare workers exposed to HIV. Workers start taking medications within a few hours of exposure. Usually the exposure is from a "needle stick," when a health care worker accidentally gets jabbed with a needle containing HIV-infected...
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Nurse exposed to HIV + blood

I am a nurse who was working, I took blood from an HIV + patient, wore the protective gloves and no problems during ths procedure. However, approximately 1 minute later the patient asked that another piece of tape be put on the gauze where the blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The HIV-acquisition risk from this occupational exposure is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. However, it is imperative that all occupational exposures (or potential exposures) Read more »

HIV exposed?

Hi been I ve having sex with this guy for about 4 months about every 2 weeks or 3 weeks or every week. I started having sex with him in june 2005, but it has been more steady over the past four months. Last week, we had anal sex. Ive been shaking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Have you been exposed to HIV or is it hot in your apartment???? Dude, be reasonable! I'm neither a clairvoyant nor a room thermometer! All I can tell Read more »

hep c can i get it and can you be exposed and not get it

hi my husbands doc said he was exsposed to hep c but said he does not have it me and my doughter where tested and came up neg but he says he has a pain in his liver area and he just started drinking again what are the chances of me and my doughter...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your physician probably means that your husband has evidence of prior exposure to hepatitis C but does not have virus in his blood, so he cannot transmit it to you.Alcohol is the probably cause of any liver Read more »

DOES HAVING HERPES PUT YOU IN HIGH RISK FOR HIV

RYAN I THINK THE WORK YOU DO HERE IS GREAT. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT IF YOU COULD ANSWER MY QUESTION. I AM MALE AND HAVE RECENTLY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH HSV. IT IS REALLY DIFFICULT FOR ME, AND I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD SPREAD IT BY HAVING...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...that are not covered by a condom could transmit HSV to your partner. HIV infected vaginal fluids coming into contact with an exposed sore does increase transmission risk to you, but the level of risk depends on many factors (location of the... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...involving three laboratory workers with no other risk factors who have developed AIDS or severe immunosuppression after accidental exposure to concentrated, cloned HIV in the laboratory. In all three cases, HIV was isolated from the infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...genital herpes infections each year. The rates of HSV infection have increased significantly in the past ten years or so. About 80% of people with HIV are also infected with genital herpes. HSV2 infection is more common in women. It infects about... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Herpes Vaccine May Help Prevent Infection in Women

...work well in women who had been infected by a related virus, the herpes simplex virus type 1. Only when women had never been exposed to type 1 or type 2 herpes did the effectiveness of the vaccine reach 74 percent. The STD can cause painful... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...transmitted (see Fact Sheet 150 ). They also know about safer sex guidelines (see Fact Sheet 151 ). However, they may still be exposed to HIV. This can be by accident or because they take part in some risky behavior. When this happens, they... Read more »
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Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock. I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived. Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

Fearmonger Fraud Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...about the people that takes longer than a year to seroconvert? who said three months is conclusive? This works just or the 95% of folks, but HIV is no kid's game, the other 5% is a lethal weapon for the hole human race. Particularly I`m showing... Read more »

Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I believe I was exposed to the Virus on Feb 7th. Had all the flu like symptoms, and still have not recovered. Still have the body pains, weight loss and Read more »