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HIV Test After Making Out

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HIV test necessary after making out?

Hello everyone, Of course I recently just had a pretty big HIV scare over 2 months ago. Since I had unprotected sex, I was tested for HIV by the Elisa and PCR which I was told by multiple resources including Laboratory Corporations of America and...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiRest assured kissing is not a risk for HIV transmission. You do not need to start the process over again. You are fine!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

What do you think about making HIV testing manditory and about HIV education??

Hey Dr. Bob,Im a college student who had a recent scare. After this scare, ive been thinking alot... Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Test - Previous Questions Not Making Sense

Dr. Bob, In reading your other forums I got some information but I need it to be more particular... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Routine Testing for HIV Makes "Good Sense" to Help Curb Epidemic, Editorial Says

CDC 's proposed recommendation that physicians offer routine voluntary HIV testing to all U.S. residents ages 13 to 64 as part of medical exams is a "sea change in the testing regimen," a New York Times editorial says. Revised guidelines for... Read more »

Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing

Listen to Audio (10 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here .   Vanessa Austin My name is Vanessa Austin and I work at Harlem Hospital Center in New York... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Goa Makes HIV Tests for Marriage Voluntary

The government of the Indian state of Goa has decided to allow HIV tests to be voluntary for couples registering for marriage, Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane said Friday at an international seminar, the PTI/ DNA India reports (PTI/ DNA India... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: New Law Makes HIV Testing Routine Part of Health Care

Prior to the 2011 Legislative session's summer recess, Gov. Tom Corbett signed 46 bills into law, including one to make HIV testing a more routine part of health care, as recommended by CDC. Instead of the previous requirement that a patient's... Read more »
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scary stat on hiv & death--makes u wanna not test.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
check this...-- AIDS patients got both good and bad news on the long-term survival front. A federal report released in March found AIDS patients diagnosed in 1995 lived an average of nearly four years, compared to just 11 months for those diagnosed... Read more »

Is this HIV and did I get it through making out???

Posted by whatisit, 1 Reply
I'm hoping someone can help me...because I don't know what the heck is/was wrong with me...and doctor's don't know either. Can I trust the tests or do I need to do more testing like viral load, cd4 count etc, ?

Here's my deal...

About a year ago I had... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

HIV is making my dreams come true!

Posted by Christa1
I know -- it may sound strange. Been involved in broadcasting for more than twelve years. Loved and hated it. Diagnosed HIV positive in 1998. Came out to my family and friends in 2001. Now I am attempting to convince people to get tested and know... Read more »