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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... The myth: "I'm safe because I'm in a monogamous relationship (or married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV positive before you met, you can still get HIV. The myth : "I'm safe because I'm a virgin." The reality: Virgin is...
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Differences/Accuracy of HIV testing

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thanks for taking the time to answer questions. I have 2 different questions for you. I had intercourse with a female 45 days ago (status unknown) where the condom broke. Within 24 hours I started combivir as a pep for 28 days. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test results. Neither HIV DNA PCR nor HIV PCR RNA is recommended for routine HIV diagnostic screening. The best test for HIV diagnostic screening remains the HIV-antibody test taken outside the window period.Thanks for your desire to... Read more »

I asked you atleast 10 times but you never replied please this time please

Dear Doc Good Day,I have written to you 10 times and you never replied.I am soory to say you put no head to my questions.I am wrinting last time and if you donot teply i will stop wrinting to you.My questions are.1)How long hiv antibody survive in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test??? Hmm. Rapid HIV tests are performed immediately with results available within 20 minutes. If the blood sits around for 24 hours, I wouldn't call it a rapid test!4. You seem to be asking the same question over and over. OK, one last time.... Read more »

PEPs and subsequent HIV-testing

Dr. Franscino,Hope this email finds you well. Your answers on this website have been incredibly helpful, and it's also been nice to see that I am not the only one who has gone through this. However, there seems to be one question that I can't find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after pep be considered conclusive? Hope you can help Doc Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Relax Max! You're fine. The post-PEP HIV testing at six weeks, three months and six months links to the exposure date, not the completion-of-PEP date. You... Read more »

hiv test

my husband got tested for hiv in october of 2004 he was tested positive i took in hiv test i was negative i re-take it in april of 2005 also october 2005 also negative what he s my chance to be positive also we still having sex protected of course...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...effective in preventing HIV transmission when it is started as soon as possible after exposure, i.e. two hours is better than 24 hours is better than 48 hours, etc. We do not recommend PEP if more than 72 hours have passed since the exposure.HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...infection was newly diagnosed in 169 detainees, including 80 (48%) with unknown HIV risk factors. HIV testing was completed within 24 hours of jail admission. If HIV testing had been delayed for 7 days, 72 detainees (43%) would have been released... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention Value of HIV Testing of Inmates Shown

...Institutions (ACI). During 2000-2007, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections program administered 102,229 HIV tests within 24 hours of jail admission, representing an estimated 40,000-60,000 unique detainees and 73 percent of admissions. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Nebraska Health Center Offers HIV Testing at Each Appointment

... Under a new program, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is offering free HIV testing to students receiving routine care at University Health Center (UHC). At the conclusion of their appointment, whether for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...health care setting at risk of getting HIV? " If you would like more information or have personal concerns, call CDC-INFO 24 Hours/Day at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en EspaƱol. Which body fluids transmit... Read more »
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Am i HIV positive???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...On April 23, 2006 i accidently cut myself with a shaving razor which my friend had used about 24 hours earlier (My friend is married and is not aware of his HIV status). I immediately washed the cut (on my hand) and later consulted Read more »

donating blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does the Red Cross notify people if their blood test + for HIV or hepatitis? Read more »

Just took the test!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just wanted to say that I just took the ehivtest.com at the local lab and they said it would probably only take 24 hours for results. I will call them tomorrow night. I am the one who has been posting on here lately about the encounter in 1992 Read more »

Christine Maggiore

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...girl developed a fever and an earache, and after a couple of days of this her pediatrician put her on an antibiotic. Less than 24 hours after that, the girl suddenly had a seizure and died of cardio-respiratory failure. Read more »