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HIV Testing 101

...test positive for HIV. Want to learn more about HIV testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns About HIV Testing How Risky Is It? (An Article to Help You Decide if You Need to Get Tested) ...
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Anal fingering risk...Pls help, will donate...

Sir - I am in a very troubled condition can you please help. I will donate to your organization. I had exposure early last month when someone fingered my anus. After 6 weeks, my HIV antibody test came negative. But I have these symptoms:2 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Rather, they are most consistent with anxiety.A six-week negative HIV test is very encouraging, but not yet conclusive. For that you'll need to retest at the three-month mark. HIV PCR RNA... Read more »

RE: Looking for final reassurance (tested negative for HIV) & (Also tested negative for HCV)

Hello Dr. Bob,I have been woo-hooing very well from around the time I read your response, but I'm writing this because I said I would share. I went for an anti-HCV (CMIA) test today, just to be very sure, and the result as I expected is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection (which I fear I might've contracted from my past exposures, and that I have not tested yet) possibly clouding the HIV test results.From what I have heard from HIV experts such as yourself, Dr. McGovern (I read the HCV questions and... Read more »

Boldly Test?

Hi Dr. Bob,I really need your help and I thank you for always being there with answers. You really do deserve Time's "Man of the Year" award!I must go for an HIV test because of work and I am worried about an encounter which happened about one month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...were used properly and did not fail (break). I absolutely agree PEP was not warranted. Yes, you can boldly and confidently get HIV tested. Your results will undoubtedly be negative.I'll let you know if Time Magazine calls!Be well. Stay well.Dr.... Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concern. See below. Finally, I should mention barebacking is a risk! Remember, your partner is only as negative as his last HIV test and that was taken before the cute pizza delivery guy "delivered" earlier this evening! Dr. Bob HIV between two... Read more »
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... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
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... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea Read more »
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...important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get... Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

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I don't know anymore.......

Posted by Iowa18, 1 Reply
...I have posted on here a month ago about a possible encounter with someone that might have been HIV positive (He said he was negative, but I wasn't sure so I got tested). I tested at 4wks and 7wks after the possible contact with HIV and the test... Read more »

31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...of one week, not over several weeks!! So I went to get tested, it was at 32 days. I was sure it would be positive but it was negative. They told me to come back on the 26th of November roughly 3 months after my exposure. But the thing is I... Read more »

HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i dont really know how i got it, im a construction worker and i maybe got pinched by a needle in the middle finger. i tested negative at 4 month before tht to but i dont think i took part in any risky behaviour Read more »

Blood TEst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...these tests from a normal person. The two test have been negative and the liver test turns out to be ok. Pls advice. I have an HIV test( last test 2 years ago) and was negative, but had 2 partners after the test. Pls advice Read more »