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What are the sympotoms of HIV in men?

What are the sympotoms of HIV in men?

A flu-like illness: The majority of people infected by HIV develop a flu-like illness within a month or two after the virus enters the body. This illness, known as primary or acute ... Read full answer on mayoclinic.Com thank you for question. ...Read more

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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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How HIV transmitted from women to men?

How HIV transmitted from women to men?

Uncircumcised?: Men who are uncircumcised are at higher risk for acquiring HIV from vaginal sex than men who are circumcised. This is because the skin under the foreskin has cells that will attach to HIV and lead to infection. Any sores (herpes, syphilis) can also increase the risk that HIV will be transmitted. ...Read more

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How hard is it for a woman to give a man hiv?

How hard is it for a woman to give a man hiv?

HIV: Transmission of this disease is not 100% through sexual activity, but it is not difficult to acquire through sexual intercourse. This is one of those questions one would like to know why it is being asked. Hiv is like pregnancy. Either you are or you aren't. No such thing as a little bit. ...Read more

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What are the odds of trasnmitting HIV from a man to a woman?

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Depends: It depends on a great many things; it depends on what the viral load of the man is, if he is on active treatment. It depends on the nature of the sexual contact, whether it is oral, vaginal, or anal. The more exposure with higher viral load to areas that may have lesions, or the presence of existing other stds that compromise mucosal integrity, increase transmission risk. ...Read more

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What is the probability of aquiring HIV from a caucasian man to a caucasian woman?

Race is not a factor: One of the two individuals would need to be HIV + for there to be any possibility of infection. ...Read more

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Is it more common for a man to give HIV to a woman or a woman to give it to a man?

Is it more common for a man to give HIV to a woman or a woman to give it to a man?

Skin vs. mucosa: In the us, male to female transmission is more common, mainly because the penis is covered almost entirely with uninfectable skin, whereas the vagina covered with infectable mucous membrane. Things that increase the risk of female to male transmission include genital ulcers or lack of circumcision in the male partner. ...Read more

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If u had blowjob with a men and the men has HIV, the possibility of getting HIV is low or high?

If u had blowjob with a men and the men has HIV, the possibility of getting HIV is low or high?

Low, get tested: The risk is relatively low, but you should tested. If you are going to keep doing this activity, ask your doctor for prophylactic medication that may prevent HIV infection. ...Read more

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Hiv risk if i received a blowjob from someone who just gave a blowjob to another man. Thanks for any help.

Possible risk: Usually oral sex is relatively low risk for HIV transmission but if someone has semen in his mouth from someone with HIV then this could be transmitted. The risk is higher for uncircumcised men. Do get tested. It is probably worth getting tested for hepatitis b, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis as well. ...Read more

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I've been with my man for 11 years then he finds out he has HIV, I test neg could he have had HIV for that amount of time?

I've been with my man for 11 years then he finds out he has HIV, I test neg could he have had HIV for that amount of time?

Yes: In the old days when there was no treatment, among married couples in which the man was positive and the woman was negative and there was regular intercourse without barrier protection, about one woman in four would become infected. I am glad he found out and can be treated. You can love safely. Especially, I am glad that you have one another, and love and cherish each other in a rough world. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more