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Anal Sex Pcr DNA 17 Weeks And ELISA

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ELISA and DNA PCR

Good morning Dr Robert. (I'm sorry by my bad english)9 weeks ago I had a situation of risk with a woman with a unknown state VIH which did unprotected oral sex to me by about 2 minutes without eyaculacion, soon we had protected vaginal sex....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected oral sex carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission. Protected vaginal sex would carry essentially no risk, if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. Consequently, your overall HIV risk is minimal at best.... Read more »

HIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Having a sex contact with a sexs worker(-protected vaginal-unprotected oral) and because of my... Read more »

Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive -Results (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Dear DoctorThank u so much for your response.It means a lot to me during all this devastating... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

Anal sex is a common practice among men who have sex with men, heterosexual men and women, and transgender individuals and is a known risk factor for HIV infection and transmission. Therefore, it is important that education on HIV prevention... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gel Safe and Acceptable as Approach to Preventing HIV From Anal Sex

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers report that a reduced-glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel was safe and acceptable to HIV-negative women and men who used the anti-HIV gel rectally in a phase I clinical trial (MTN-007). NIH is... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: Will There Be a Hep C Vaccine?; Consent and Anal Sex; Losing Joan Rivers; and More

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Random House, Inc.

"Sex Acts and Facts: The Risks"

A Hierarchy of Risks Receptive Anal Intercourse (Getting Fucked) Listen to men talk about how they got infected with HIV if it happened recently, and it's often portrayed as a fluke: "The condom broke," "We had oral sex," "He put it in for a... Read more »
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Window period for DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings,

I had possible exposure to HIV 3 weeks ago. In a week's time I am leaving for a place that doesnot have any discrete HIV testing facilities. I am tempted to go for a DNA PCR test.

It would help a lot if you can tell me what is the actual... Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... Read more »

Testing Elisa and PCR DNA today.

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
i'm gonna get a 3rd generation elisa and a pcr dna test today. it has been at least 13 weeks now and it is time for me to believe the results. my last exposure was "low risk" and the last "high risk" exposure was about 6 months ago. it is time for... Read more »

reliability of PCR & bDNA at 8-9 weeks ?

Posted by Anonymous
after being driven mad by some symptoms after 2 weeks post exposure, i tested negative on PCR and bDNA after 9 weeks(post exposure). how reliable & conclusive are these tests at 8-9 weeks. what are the chances of a false negative ? i know I'll... Read more »