• Brief Profile


    Dr LM Nath is an expert in Community Medicine in the World Health Organisation, New Delhi.

Questions Answered by me

Relax, do not worry. If the tests were done atleast 3 months after the exposure, you do not need to worry. However, please avoid casual sex. The...

Answered on : 24 Oct 2002

If you used the condom correctly and there was no tear or break in the condom, the chance of your getting HIV infection is negligible and you...

Answered on : 21 Oct 2002

First the issue of pregnancy. Keeping in mind that her period ended just a day or so before you had sex with her, and as you ejaculated outside...

Answered on : 03 Oct 2002

Details of treatment with any drugs must be done under supervision of a competent doctor. It is not correct, not ethical and not safe to make...

Answered on : 10 Sep 2002

Viral load is a measure of viral replication in the body. It indicates viral activity and, in effective antiviral therapy such as HAART, it comes...

Answered on : 05 Sep 2002

Exactly how long HIV virus survives outside the body depends on a lot of factors such as temperature, presence of fluids/moisture etc. On the...

Answered on : 20 Aug 2002

Given the conditions you have described, a fresh needle used with aseptic precautions and presumably either a sterilised syringe or a new...

Answered on : 19 Aug 2002

Whether or not a HIV positive person (or someone suffering from AIDS) can travel to a country depends upon the country. Both the USA and Spain,...

Answered on : 17 Aug 2002

You can be thankful that you have not got the infection inspite of exposure. You do not need further testing if the two tests were done at a good...

Answered on : 09 Aug 2002

If there is exchange of saliva, and especially if both the persons involved have bleeding gums or mouth ulceration HIV infection can occur....

Answered on : 17 May 2002
  • Dr LM  Nath's picture
Javascript is required to view this map.
  • New Delhi
    India