Can I Be Exposed To Hiv And Test Negative For Two Years Then Test Positive

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past exposure of hiv

I was exposed to aids by my former husband back in 2000 .I have tested negative since then and have not been exposed to him since. My question is do you think I have to obligation to tell somebody that I date now about the past exposure? Do you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-already-able!Do you have an obligation to tell your partners about your past exposure? No. You are definitively HIVnegative.Do I think HIV is hiding in your cells? No, absolutely not.Is there a... Read more »

Could I be HIV+ after HIV exposure but negative at 12wks?

Hi Dr. I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex with an HIV+ guy (unkowingly) - alhtough he did not... Read more »


A patient of mine had projectile vomiting and some of it landed in my mouth and eyes. There was no... Read more »
The Body

The Alphabet Soup of Immune Control: ADCC Antibodies, (Memory) B-Cells, Elite Controllers and Exposed Sero-Negatives -- Will They Amount to Z?

...response to overlapping HIV peptides." Methods: "5 ESN and 6 HIV+ individuals were examined. ESN had a prior history of low-level exposure toHIV as result of stable high risk heterosexual relationship with an HIV-infected patient who kept... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...TDF/FTC, in conjunction with behavioral interventions, in reducing sexual HIV acquisition in a multinational population of MSM exposed toHIV through high-risk sex. 4 A recent safety study of PrEP with TDF among 400 MSM in the United States... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Research Rationale

...measures. How would HIV treatment drugs work to protect against HIV infection? The concept of providing a preventive drug before exposure to an infectious agent is not new. For example, travelers to an area where malaria is common are... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

...(1995). Centers for Disease Control. "Case-Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health-Care Workers After Percutaneous Exposure toHIV Infected Blood. France, United Kingdom, and United States. January 1988 - August 1994." Morbidity and... Read more »
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