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Thanks Dr Bob (Back to normal 1,2)

Feb 20, 2009

Hi Dr Bob,

Thanks for the advise and comments. Today i just get my viral load PCR result back with "undetectable". As what you exactly reply me (Can this be my final?). I have put too much fear to myself of this almost 21wks, right now i want my life back to normal (i will try to do it!) and WooHoo everyday!!

Dr Bob, I do not feel good to level with my wife (asia family). i'll keep it. thanks for your suggestion.

Great that i know this powerfull website and the foundation. will do for annual donation

lastly, wish you and your team be happy and good luck!

Thank you! Rush

Hello Rush,

My assessment and advice remain exactly the same as last time. Briefly, your repeatedly negative EIA tests are conclusive. No additional HIV testing is warranted or necessary. I do not recommend viral load PCR testing for routine HIV diagnostic testing (your result will undoubtedly be "undetectable").

I continue to suggest you level with your wife. This will help confront your guilt. It's also the right thing to do. If you continue to worry I would recommend you seek counseling to help you confront your irrational and totally unwarranted fears of being HIV infected. Your problem is not HIV, but rather fear of HIV!

Thank you for your donations to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( They are warmly appreciated.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi Rush,

Not unexpectedly your HIV RNA PCR viral load is undetectable. This merely confirms what we already knew: You are definitively HIV negative! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. It's WOO-HOO time!

Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (

Be well. Stay well. Stop worrying. Start WOO-HOOing.

Dr. Bob

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