People who leave themselves open to STD infections also leave themselves open to eventual HIV infection.

For those which are fungal or bacterial infections, you can be tested as soon as two weeks after exposure.

' then a trained counselor is logged in and ready to begin chatting with you.

The Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline began as an off-shoot of the local crisis and information hotline operated by 2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc.

Telephone counselors simply added an extra phone and incoming line to answer statewide calls, and looked up HIV/AIDS information in a slim binder that was little more than a collection of pamphlets.

If you live outside of Florida, visit The Body to find an AIDS hotline near you.

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