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I had an sexual int. With an escort 7 months ago. I have last Anti Hiv 1/2+P24 Antigen test after after 7 month. My tests are negative. Am I free or not?

HIV. I know in the United States that the testing for occupational exposure has been initial 2, 4 and 6 months then no exposure assumed. If you are negative 7 months after exposure. You are negative and free. Read more...

Can one person be infected with both HIV 1 and HIV 2?

Yes. While it is possible, it is very uncommon and infrequent. Read more...
Possible. Since hiv2 is found only in west africa, the probability of a person getting it along with hiv1 would be from having had blood contact with an infected person from that part of the world. Read more...

Could one infected with both hiv-1 and hiv-2 at a time?

Yes. Infection with either hiv-1 or hiv-2 is not protective against a superimposed infection by the other virus. So in theory, yes, one could get both in one individual. Hiv-2 is fairly uncommon in the us so infection with it is unlikely. Read more...

Can you please tell me how hiv-1 and hiv-2 differ?

Geography. Hiv-2 is found mostly in west africa or in people who come from west africa. It's similar to hiv-1, but may progress more slowly to aids. There are also some drugs, particularly nnrtis, that don't work against hiv-2. Read more...

Whats the difference between hiv-1 and hiv-2 viruses?

Antigenicity. Hiv-1 is the major cause of aids in the usa. It differs from hiv-2 by its molecular structure. Hiv-2 has predominantly been seen in africa and appears less pathogenic than hiv-1, although the differences ultimately have little weight on outcome. An antigen is the chemical structure which stimulates the formation of antibodies, and the difference is a serological one. Read more...