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Anal Testing Negative At Three Months And Pcr DNA

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Brief Anal Penetration (Dip) and PEP

Dr. Bob - I have donated before and would love to have this answered. Tried topping first time (protected) but had nicked myself with my trimmer at the base of my shaft about 14 hours earlier; I am circumcized. Condom did not cover that as condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...variables exist among cases. We do know that it helps prevent HIV transmission, but is not 100% effective. 3. The post-PEP HIV-testing guidelines recommend HIV-antibody testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of... Read more »

Testing

Dr.Awesome,I hope this email finds you well. So I am here seekings your professional advice hoping... Read more »

question about a certain test they do in British Columbia (NAT TESTING)

Dr. Frascino,First off i'd like to commend you on the great work your doing and the patience you... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Treatment

...light; more light means that more virus is present in the patient's blood. The other test, called the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR test (commonly called PCR), chemically multiplies the amount of viral RNA in a blood... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers to find HIV in patients... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...anal cancer. Each year anal cancer is diagnosed in about two people out of every 100,000 people in the general population. HIV negative MSM are 20 times more likely to be diagnosed with anal cancer. Their rate is about 40 cases per 100,000.... Read more »
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Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...appeared on my peanest very fast (i didnt have anal sex, just frottage, mutual masturbation). 23 days after the exposure i had a negative ELISA 3rd generation. But, three days later i started with pain in my axiles, then pharyngitis, fever, rash... Read more »

Very Frustrating!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...time in my life after a potentially very risky encounter really say possible HIV, I realize that. That being said I have tested negative with an Elisa at 5.5 months and a pcr DNA at 5 months. Also tested negative for all STDs. What should I do?... Read more »

Don't understand

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tender/sore sometimes. So I keep thinging in the back of my mind that it is going to change over. I hope you all are right about the testing window. Are any of you HIV doctors or specialist? Read more »

In my defense...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and reassuring. But in my defense (and I'm sure I probably speak for more than just myself) it's not that easy to accept a negative result at three months when you've been convinced you were positive for so long. As some of you know, a week... Read more »