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

Questions Answered by me

A boil on the genital organs of a women or a man is not a manifestation of HIV infection. On the other hand, a person with an ulcer or infection...

Answered on : 15 Mar 2004

The window period is usually about 3 months but can be upto 6 months. The period to wait to be sure is therefore about 6 months. Now that you have...

Answered on : 15 Mar 2004

The law in the case of a HIV+ person marrying is confused and is currently being reviewed. As your young friends know, they can spread the...

Answered on : 15 Mar 2004

The chances of HIV infection through oral sex are low but certainly an element of risk exists. There is no way that anybody can tell you whether...

Answered on : 03 Mar 2004

Yes it is possible that you were not infected even though you had sex with her without protection. I would suggest the following:

  • Use a...
  • Answered on : 02 Mar 2004

    Stop Worrying and Start Living!
    You have, as you yourself say, a whole life ahead of you. You put yourself at risk and you are lucky to have...

    Answered on : 27 Feb 2004

    As you are doing well at this time, please do not rush into taking anti-retroviral therapy. These AIDS drugs should only be started when required...

    Answered on : 26 Feb 2004

    Unless there is a open cut or wound on the hand, just touching the genitals of another person can not transmit HIV, even if the person touched is...

    Answered on : 25 Feb 2004

    Oral sex does carry risk of infection, but the level of risk is not too high. If the cut on your finger was open, it does constitute a significant...

    Answered on : 24 Feb 2004

    The only way to put your mind at rest as far as HIV is concerned is for you to get an appropriate test (depending on how long ago the supposed...

    Answered on : 11 Feb 2004
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