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Doc can you help me puhlease!!

I am begging you to answer my question. PLEASE.I took the western block again and again it came back indeterminate. I feel like I am losing my mind. The P31 band is still reactive. I have to test again she said this time she will do a different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accurate.3.I have no idea what you mean by "they scared his mouth," but if your doctor is advising folks to give blood so they can be tested for viruses, including HIV, she is a complete moron. Such advice is not only unconscionably wrong; it is... Read more »

Chance or trasmission - Blood in mouth

I was receiveing oral sex with someone who has HIV. I usually receive it then ejaculate on his stomach - never in his mouth. I noticed after receiving I had a little blood in my penis. I did not see any cuts on my penis. I was scared as shit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your... Read more »

Blood in my mouth. Worried.

HiHere are the facts. I gave oral sex to another man about 2 weeks ago. There was no ejaculation and the episode lasted for maybe 5 minutes. His foreskin was tight i think and basically without either of us realising, about half way through some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would be remote. So you could feel fairly confident that you were not exposed. Nonetheless, whether or not he agrees to get tested and no matter what his test result may be, I would still recommend you get a three-month HIV test just to be... Read more »

mouth ulcers, Any relationship to HIV??

Just went for blood tests in Dec 03, CD 565.I have developed mouth ulcers which are very irritating.Could that be related to the HIV?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Mouth ulcers are more common in persons with HIV infection, but can occur in anyone. If this problem continues or recurs you should Read more »
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No Symptoms, but Tested POS mouth swab

Posted by Guest8923, 2 Replies
...need a little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested neg again. I still have anxiety about the pos. I have no symptoms,... Read more »

blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Ive been taking a class on culture and illness of pain and we recently talked about HIV. I was tested two years back and negative (I had no suspicion but did it anyways). However now I find myself out of my mind wondering/worrying Read more »

saliva test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How accurate are the saliva tests? I hear both on them...yet some HIV clinics only use them as their testing methods. Thanks! :) Read more »

Blood Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I went to my doctor today but did not tell him about my HIV worries. He has decided to do a blood test tomorrow although he says that he thinks i just have a cold. Do you think I have anything to worry about? Surely he would Read more »