Dec 4, 2002
dr. bob, i have a penchant for spending time with escorts of all races, ages, shapes, sizes, and fees. Safe sex is usually practiced,the only exceptions being an occasional rupture of a condom. recently i was diagnosed as having contracted lyme disease, an affliction running rampant in the northeastern part of the country. whilst i don't recall being bitten by a deer tick (the carrying culprit of lyme disease) i'm concerned that the serological results may be cross reacting with the big sick. any thoughts? also, what are the statiscal odds regarding female to male transmission of the hiv virus, i know it's the fastest growing segmment, yet i wondered if there is a statistic available?
Response from Dr. Frascino
Lyme's disease will not alter HIV test results. Check the HIV Prevention/Safe Sex Forum for statistical odds on transmission. Do you really have a "penchant for escorts of all races, ages, shapes, sizes, and fees?" OK, well whatever floats your boat! . . . . Hmmmm, in your case, I guess "whatever" really does float your boat, doesn't it?
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