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French guy concerned about Hiv 1, Hiv 2, sub-type O...???
Oct 18, 2004

Hi Docteur Bob,

I am a French guy living in the Portland, OR area.

Comment vas-tu?

Ok, I have some questions. I went to a planned parenthood office this morning and I got tested for HIV.

The nurse stung my finger to get some blood on a strip and she told me the test was called oraquick..???

30 minutes later, she told me the test was negative.

On the paper she gave me, it says that it is a HIV 1 test, I thought there was HIV 2 and sub type O so I asked the nurse and she told me there is only one HIV.

I am a little bit confused so if you could clarify my mind that would be awsome.

By the way, can I woohoo, I had a low risk exposure with a sex worker (fellatio with condom + sucked and licked pierced nipples) the night of july 11th 2004?

Do you come sometimes in the Portland, OR area, I would be glad to meet you. I go to church every Sunday and I am praying for you.

Thanks,

French guy in the Portland, OR area

Response from Dr. Frascino

Salut Mec de Portland,

Tout va bien! Merci. Et toi?

Je ne vois aucune raison de t'inquiéter. Ta relation bouche était protégée par un préservatif. Par conséquent, tu n'as pas de risque d'attraper le virus. Pas du tout ! Je ne crois pas qu'il soit nécessaire de faire un test d'anticorps anti-VIH-1, anti-VIH-2, ou les subtypes extrêmement rares comme O . C'est vrai que OraQuick teste seulement le VIH-1, mais ça ne doit pas te concerner parce que ton risque est inexistant !

Et maintenant comment dit-on WOO-HOO en français ? Peut-être YOUPI ???

Continue à être prudent !

Amicalement,

Dr. Bob



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