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When Would Know If You Have Herpes After Coming In Contact

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Can you get HIV from coming in contact with a + person's snot?

Okay, I know it's gross, but....if a person is infected, and the caretaker comes into contact with used Kleenex that is still moist, is there a risk of infeciton?Thanks in advance....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There are no cases that I am aware of where HIV was transmitted that way.MH... Read more »

Broken skin comes in semen contact

Hi I am 18 year old girl giving a hand job to my one of my friend. i dont know he is HIV positive... Read more »

Genitals Coming in Contact with HIV+ Semen

I recently had sex with an individual with whom I am not aware of his sexual status. We had... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

With Election Year '96 End Comes Time to Act on AIDS

For information, contact: José Zuniga, (202) 986-1300, Ext. 3042 In an era in which political actions are determined by polls and surveys, thedeafening silence around AIDS issues was truly disappointing, as was the failureby candidates to... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

An Interview With Steve Bailey: How Virginia Kept the Pills Coming to ADAP Clients on Its Waiting List

No one enjoyed the ADAP waiting list experience, but sometimes adversity produces remarkable things. When the Commonwealth of Virginia had to start wait-listing ADAP-eligible clients in November, 2010, and even disenroll some clients who were... Read more »
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MY2K: A Coming of AIDS Story

On the eve of the millennium, while others prepared for a global meltdown as a result of Y2K, I had my own personal catastrophe. I got HIV. In truth, it may have been Halloween night or Christmas Eve. Happy New Year, Trick or Treat or a gift from... Read more »
Connect With Others

risky contact, odd symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I had a risky entounter about 2 weeks ago. I know I had some sort of infection, painful urination and a substance that was leaking. I got some Penacillin and hoped everything else would be OK. I've been very paranoid about Herpes. I realize... Read more »

Pre cum in contact with anus???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am just curious. I have not had unprotected anal intercourse in several years however I want to know if pre cum on a penis comes in contact with some chafed skin around the anus , am I at risk? Recently, I had some abrasions around my anus (not... Read more »

Results aren't valid once there's another contact

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Test results are no longer valid once there's another sexual encounter
http://NotB4WeKnow.EditThisPage.com

It's not enough to state you're negative. You have to state what tests were done and whether you've had any sexual contacts since you got tested. Read more »

Contact notification

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Newly diagnosed and want to notify 3 contacts anonymously. I live in upstate NY and was told I would have to give my name to my county health dept to take advantage of CNAP, but it's a small county, I know people who work there and I'm sure word... Read more »