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Do you know how people catch HIV and how to avoid it?
I had a potential HIV exposure on a past weekend and began having symptoms that caused me concern five days later. Eight days after potential exposure, I had an HIV Early Detection test. Today the results came back negative. How confident should I be in this result? Doctors I have spoken to seem to think that even with my symptoms, the actual risk is very low. I would appreciate you sharing any information you might have in similar situations, i.e., similar timelines or anecdotal evidence. Also what is the earliest positive from HIV DNA testing known?
How is HIV treated these days? I’ve heard it’s a lot different than it used to be. What are the treatments for HIV?
Do you know how many people have HIV in the world and in the United States?
I’m a little unclear on what HIV does to the body. So, I’m curious: what can HIV do to you?
I was just wondering where you can get HIV from. And what are the body fluids people always talk about?
My friend recently found out he’s HIV positive. Can you tell us a little more about how to live with HIV?
I want to be safe, but I don’t really know what to do. How do you get HIV? How do you prevent it?
I don’t think I have HIV…but if I did and I didn’t get tested, what are the effects of HIV on the body?
I’m interested in getting tested for HIV because I had a one night stand and didn’t use a condom. I feel stupid, but I just want to make sure I don’t have HIV. Where can I get HIV testing?