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2 1 24 hours ago
hi sir i have pcr rna test for hiv after 24 days and antibody test by cobas after 60 day both test negative. i have 2 question 1.how much conclusive my test test does it change to positive in 90 days ?? 2.can i relax now? 3.i need another test ? plz help me
3 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Dr i have a gay friend whose boyfriend mistakenly inserted his unportected lubed penis in my friends anus during foreplay for.about 2 seconds. My friend quickly pushed his boyfriend back since he was n wearing a condom. They didn t have full sex but the tip of his boyfriend s penis got in my...
2 1 Wed, 4 Jul 2018
I am an HIV elite controller for 37 years (1983+5) as calculated in San Francisco. My HIV physician continues to push medication treatment. I have never had and HIV related illness and haven t had a cold of flu in the past 20 years. I need advice and am considering choosing a new provider....
2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
I’m paranoid i’ll get HIV. i recently had gay sex for the first time, it was protected at first but then it led to unprotected i’m clean and he said he was clean and i believe him because nothing looked weird and nothing smelled or tasted funny but i still had unprotected sex. he was sick the...
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
Hi Doctor I took an HIV test yesterday at an health facility. It is negative but I am paranoid because I accidentally touched a test kit from a positive patient (slightly touched it). My fingers have small pricks . I washed with betandin. I am so paranoid but I touched the control side . could I...
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
I never had sex with anyone in my life, I , I swear and am confident, only solo masturbation but sometimes i used to rub my penis to tiles, walls and clothes to clean my penis, i am 35 years old and in entire my life history, only had 1 time swollen armpit that i pressed it so hard but it went...
3 2 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
Hello, I had a risk exposure 8 weeks ago (18 March 2018) and got tested for HIV this week on 14.05.2018. The lab told me however that they use only third generation ELISA tests and not the 4th generation combo tests. How reliable would the test result be if negative at 8 weeks after exposure?...
2 1 Tue, 5 Jun 2018
Hello my question is as follows. I take three pills for hiv ( norvir, reyataz, and truvada) every day in the afternoon. Originally I took them in the evening. I am a Muslim and need to fast for Ramadan. Can I take my medicine at night without fear of my tcells and viral load changing?
2 1 Thu, 31 May 2018
I have a friend who is a massage therapist. She wants to know how to protect herself from being exposed to HIV/AIDS virus. She works with the public and does not wear gloves when she gives her massages. I ve told her that all body fluids except sweat are considered to be possible ways of...
2 1 Wed, 30 May 2018
Hi, I m asking why although you say that HIV does not survive much in the air it is transmited sharing an infected needle since it has contact with the air before the sharing.I had an accident touched an object in the public bus which was dirty by something maybe blood by which much people travel...
2 1 Wed, 30 May 2018
Sir i am 27 year old now. Before one month i had oral sex ( protected) with sex worker i kiss her on cheek , her breast and her abdomen and before injecting penis it get discharge and after that i have taken almox 500 as precaution and i experienced all side effects of almox 500 in one week then...
2 1 Wed, 30 May 2018
I had a couple questions regarding HIV testing. What is the accuracy of the HIV 4th generation duo at 4 weeks post exposure and the insti rapid antibody test at 6 weeks post exposure? I tested negative on both these tests but I am still worried that they missed something? Would you consider these...
2 1 Mon, 28 May 2018
hi, i recently had a high risk exposure to HIV, i had sex with a asian sex worker at the brothel, i was wearing a condom but it must ve had a whole in it because after that i got tested positive for chlamydia, i went and done antibody blood test for hiv and other std s (35 days after exposure)...
2 1 Sat, 26 May 2018
What is the risk of HIV transmission from infected blood getting into a wound? I had a tb test this morning and the nurse performing the test wiped the blood of another person and was not wearing gloves and then she administered my test and wiped blood from my injection site and unsure if she had...
2 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
Yesterday I got needle stick/puncture in my left index finger by a needle that a person who injects drugs. The needle had dried brown blood in the barrel/cylinder. I did not bleed from the needle stick or puncture nor I did not see a broken skin. I only see a slight grazed or scrape. What is the...
2 1 Sat, 19 May 2018
My wife just recently had a splenectamy due to a trama. We where told that it is very easy for her to contract HIV because she has no spleen. First question is that true? and second question Would PREP work to help prevent catching HIV considering she xoesnt have a spleen?Thankypu
3 1 Tue, 15 May 2018
In 2012 I broke up with a guy. In 2013 or 2014 I found out he was hiv positive. I went immediately and got tested, through a blood test. My test results were negative. I am now dealing with thyroid problems and haven t found out if it s hypo or hyperthyroidism. Is there a link between hiv and...
2 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
I m in desperate need for help regarding ongoing severe hiv symptoms for over 4 months. I had a possible exposure that consisted of unprotected heterosexual intercourse and I m female. This was over 26 weeks ago and i started developing symptoms 6 weeks afterwards that I still have today. I...
2 1 Mon, 7 May 2018
I had contacted an online agency for blood collection for health package. They sent a person to draw blood sample. All the reports were in specified limits. I suspect that the person who has drawn blood had used infected needle. I am getting frequent cough, fever, body pain and other ars...
2 1 Sat, 5 May 2018
Hi Plz can u tell me that if I had dengue symptoms after infection,will I have hiv symptoms too?? I got a negative 4th generation hiv test result...Is it possible that my body makes dengue antibodies as I had symptoms but not hiv antibodies...I was well over window period
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