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Blood In Mouth Negative At 16 Weeks

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a negative test result, and you had met the Window Period guidelines after the last potential...
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Is a 16 week ELISA test conclusive?

Hello Doctors, good forum and good information. I had a potential unwanted oral exposure at a bachelor's party when a stripper placed an object that was in her vagina in my mouth.. After this; I did the following tests;- 20 days after exposure- HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(independent of risk or risk category).1. I typically recommend HIV testing at 1,3 and 6 months after an exposure. Therefore a 16 week negative ELISA is encouraging, but not sufficient, IMHO.2. If you had a potential exposure to HIV, you could... Read more »

Oral with blood in receptive partner mouth

My question is pretty difficult. I have practiced safe sex all my life always thought oral sex was little to know risk.. I had oral sex with a partner i was the insertive partner. about three minutes into the act i noticed blood on my penis. He said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Your negative Home Access test at 14 weeks is considered definitive, even if you noticed some blood on your Mr. Happy. It's also worth noting that symptoms that begin "the Read more »

infection from dry blood (DRIED BLOOD, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,You are certainly a great inspiration to the hiv world. For someone who is infected but is very active in helping others and always maitains a positive attitude, this is just amazing!!I have a question, suppose dried blood from an hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...answer is no. The longer answer is nope!Dr. Bobplease answer this, i can't find a clear answer anywhereNov 1, 2006A couple of weeks ago I was walking down the street and this guy had a McDonald's bag. He dumped the fries out of the little fry bag... Read more »

CBC Results Normal after one year of possible HIV exposition?

I am a male of 16 years and I had a possible exposition of HIV, one year ago. Recently, I had a CBC made for the college. And the results were pretty normal: WBC 7.1, RBC 5.55, HTC 47.9, PLT 229, LYMPH% 43%. My question is: With this results, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a twist....Aug 17, 2005 Dear Doc, PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION. I have desperately been asking you questions the last few weeks and would really appreciate an answer on this last question (which I do promise this will be the last question if... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 ... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...andmachines at the gym. A regimen of an hour of strength training combined with 20 minutes ofaerobic exercise three to four times a week has been shown to work for mostpeople. It is a good idea to check with your doctor if you are going to... Read more »
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Has anyone else been through anything like this?

Posted by jayjay1979, 2 Replies
...student in the US i put myself at very high risk of hiv and had what i thought was acute retroviral infection. I tested at 8 weeks negative through a clinic and 16 weeks negative through the home access home test kit. However ever since then i... Read more »

Anxiety About Not Knowing

Posted by Hopeful43, 1 Reply
...expose). I had a couple of nights of being chilled and going right to bed from work, but mostly just the cough. After 2-3 weeks of the cough I went to the doctor (Internal Medicine doctor) and they ran my blood. The white count was within... Read more »

worried

Posted by chris11474, 1 Reply
...end.can you get hepatitis b from this? i see alot of mixed emotion about it. i took a hepatitis b and c test both cam e back negative. the problem is i am having real bad gas problem my chest is burning and my side is hurting. do you think the... Read more »