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Hiv Touching Paper Period Blood
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
Touching blood on a toilet seat and then, after having urinated, lack of paper, touching your genitals,the outer surface, can you get HIV ?
Touching blood on a toilet seat and then your genitals,the outer surface of them,after having peed, lack of paper,can you get hiv?
I just had an HIV blood test last week that was negative. I keep reading about the "window period". My potential exposure would of been about 5 years ago. Am i good regarding the window period?
Yes, you're good!: The window period is a matter of weeks, not years. So if your last possible exposure was 5 years ago, you don't have hiv! hopefully this experience will encourage you to be safe from this point forward! and make sure your partners are safe, too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the window period for HIV using a whole blood serum rapid home test? Is it 2 months or 3? What about hepatitis using the same test method?
Depends on the test: For HIV, ithe best test is a "4th generation" test for both HIV antigen and antibody, also called "duo" or "combo" test. It is conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after the last possible exposure. For an antibody-only lab test, 6-8 weeks usually is conclusive. The home self test on oral fluids is 3 months. Hepatitis testing usually not needed after any single exposure; if needed, it's 4-8 weeks. ...Read more
How blood donations are screened against HIV-2? Can modern screening methods catch HIV-2 if donor is in his acute period (i.e 14 days after exposure)
Is HIV antibody blood test still valid with 6 mth window period if you have you have undetectable viral load in blood but have viral load in semen?
See answer: There are a number of tests that are used to find out whether a person is infected with HIV. These include the HIV antibody test, p24 antigen test and rapid tests. Antibody tests are extremely accurate in detecting the presence of HIV antibodies and most people develop detectable HIV antibodies within 6 to 12 weeks of infection, almost all by 3 months, and in very rare cases, 6 months. ...Read more
Ate dominoes, used mouthwash for extended period of time as an OCD compulsion of fear of aids, tasted blood after worried that there was HIV on food?
Is lips cut a mean of HIV transmission since it was tiny blood vessel not from the main vessel
If so will it delay the window period from this infect?
Cut lip issue: Any break in the protective barrier provided by skin or mucous membrane can act as a pathway for transmission of a blood-borne illness such as HIV. However, it is unlikely that the "window period" you mention would be delayed or lengthened by this location. The usually rule of thumb holds true--it can take up to 6 months for infection to appear. I would discuss this with your primary physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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