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Anal Fisting Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most cervical cancers. At the moment, the new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should start arriving within the next few months. In MSM, a clear relationship has not yet been determined between a high DNA HPV load and the cell changes that lead to anal cancer, but if confirmed, this test will become more widely used in the future. Then,...
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While on PEP, can i still transmit a virus to another negative homosexual

Hi Doctor, I always practice safe gay sex However I had an unprotected gay sex encounter with a guy who bragged about getting laid by more than 200 different people and celebrities. Since he was insisting for the night and I was excited we drank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...routine HIV diagnostic screening. The post-PEP HIV testing guidelines recommend an HIV-antibody test (ELISA) at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.Finally, I should point out that criminalizing homosexuality is... Read more »

Pos EIA, Neg WB (POSITIVE ELISA, NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT)

I am a 30 year male who had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a female I did not know almost 3 months ago. I got tested at 9 weeks after exposure and the ELISA came back positive and the WB came back negative with no bands. The test was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...WOO-HOOable.Dr. Bobpositive elisaFeb 15, 2008 I was date raped almost a year ago this month. I took HIV tests at 60 and 90 days. At 7 1/2 months I took another test and that one was positive elisa and negative western blot. I am now pregnant and... Read more »

Negative Elisa and reactive p24

I am a nervous wreck.I am a 26 year old male. On December 30, 2007, I have unprotected sex with a person who I now understand is HIV positive. We both engaged in anal sex and he ejaculated in me and I ejaculated in him. We also rimmed each each...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what you need:1.An ELISA (or rapid test) at the three-month mark. If negative, get a follow-up ELISA (or rapid test) at six months. If that remains negative, you have definitively dodged the HIV bullet. 2.If your three- or six-month ELISA or... Read more »

Negative ELISA and reactive P24

I dropped you an e-mail earlier in the week and I thank you very much for answering the e-mail. Also, please be advised that I wish to make a donation to your foundation via credit card. Please let me know how to do this.In follow up to your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what you need: 1. An ELISA (or rapid test) at the three-month mark. If negative, get a follow-up ELISA (or rapid test) at six months. If that remains negative, you have definitively dodged the HIV bullet. 2. If your three- or six-month ELISA or... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...not developed antibodies and you are probably not infected. To get truly accurate results, it's necessary to wait three to six months after your last possible exposure to the virus before being tested. That is because the immune system can take... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...examination can detect as many cases of anal cancer as anal Pap testing. Genital warts can appear anywhere from a few weeks to a few months after you are exposed to HPV. The warts might look like small bumps. Sometimes they are fleshy and look... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV drugs reduces the likelihood of HIV infection substantially. It is currently only used on... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...including a Pap smear, when they are first diagnosed or when they first seek prenatal care HIV-positive women have another Pap six months later If both tests are negative, yearly screening is recommended Women who have symptomatic HIV... Read more »
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Gay unprotected anal -frantic

Posted by unsure, 4 Replies
I've been awake all night. Against my better judgement, last night, I penetrated another male without a condom. It may have been only a few minutes if that. I have been reading every site about tests and time frames etc. I understand the risk of... Read more »

My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will Read more »

Jocko - 6 month test today

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...began posting here in February. I probably feel so used to this forum because I've checked it daily for the last four and a half months. Anyhow, today I go in for my final six month test. As I've shared many times before, my exposure was brief... Read more »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 months, am I done testing, are my symptoms cauesed by... Read more »