HIV/AIDS Risk Calculator

HIV/AIDS Risk Calculator

Average
4.2
Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5

Email bookmark
Font : A-A+

Do you feel anxious and afraid of being at risk of HIV/AIDS infection? Or even worried you may have been infected with HIV that could possibly develop into full blown AIDS soon? Use our HIV Risk Calculator with questions that probe into the risk factors and determine if any of them applies to you. If you believe you are at risk of being exposed to possible HIV infection, it is of utmost importance that you get tested for HIV at the earliest.

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that primarily transmits through unprotected sexual intercourse. It destroys the body's immunity and causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). AIDS was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide epidemic.
Calculate your HIV Risk
Ethnicity
1.Have you had unprotected sex with someone who has or may have AIDS? Yes No
2. Have you ever indulged in oral or anal sex with someone who has or may have AIDS? Yes No
3.Have you had sex with many partners or had sex with someone who has had sex with many partners? Yes No
4.Have you ever come into contact with the body fluids of someone who has or may have AIDS? Yes No
5. Have you ever shared sex toys, needles or syringes with someone who has or may have AIDS? Yes No
6.Have you ever had sex with someone who has used needles or syringes to take drugs? Yes No
7.Have you at any time suffered from sexually transmitted diseases like genital warts, genital herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, Gonococcal or non-Gonococcal urethritis? Yes No
8.Have you ever had transfusion of unscreened blood or medical injections from unsterilized equipments? Yes No
9.Did you experience any of the following in the last 6 months: persistent cold and flu, extreme weight loss and fatigue, persistent diarrhea, recurring night sweats? Yes No

AIDS Facts

  • Though Human Immunodeficiency Virus is known to be transmitted only when the blood or blood products of an infected person come into contact with the blood of a healthy person, it is also found in the Saliva of the infected person in small amounts.
  • The Virus can be transmitted from an infected mother to a child during pregnancy or delivery and while breast-feeding.
  • The HIV test of an infected person can show false negative results until the person develops anti-bodies against the virus. So we advise you to take HIV test every 3 to 6 months if you think you may be infected.
  • The HIV infected person may develop severe flu like symptoms, diarrhea, night sweats within 2-3 weeks of exposure and these may disappear in weeks. Or the person may not experience any symptoms at all.
  • It is not the Virus that kills the infected person but opportunistic infections that the infected person acquires due to immune deficiency caused by HIV.

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
teddyrukspin 

http://www.hiv-zelftest.nl

teddyrukspin 

check you hiv status at hiv zelftest or hiv thuistest

david13 

at http://www.hiv-testing.com/en/hiv-calculator/ you can find a more detailed hiv/aids calculator

Related Links

Show More Related Topics


Health Calculator A-Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Health Calculator Search

Miscellaneous Tools

 Physiotherapy Utilities

Physiotherapy Utilities

Find out the right choice of physiotherapy treatment to treat various physical conditions using the physiotherapy utilities.

 Hair Loss Calculator

Hair Loss Calculator

Hairloss or Alopecia calculator for men predicts your chances of going bald depending on your inheritance and stress level. Baldness Calculator provides information on hairloss facts.

 Blood Donation Due Date Calculator

Blood Donation Due Date Calculator

Are you a blood donor? If yes use our online calculator to find out when you can donate blood again.

 Fitness Calculator

Fitness Calculator

Exercise or Fitness Calculator assesses your flexibility, strength and stamina based on your performance in various fitness exercises like sit and reach, push up and aerobic exercises.

 Constipation Calculator

Constipation Calculator

Chronic Constipation or Severe Constipation Calculator checks if you have irregular bowel movements or other symptoms of constipation and informs the severity of your condition.

View All

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor