Blood In Mouth Should I Get Test For HIV
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello.The doctor who assured you everything is fine is correct! Whoever ordered the first test, the Western Blot, did so in error! Western Blot tests should only be used to confirm a repeatedly reactive (positive) HIV-antibody screening test, such... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Magnetic Couple-Guy,1.HIV can permeate mucous membranes, including those in the mouth.2.Symptoms, including rash, are unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected.3.What we would do might not be applicable to what you should do! If a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. (See below.) As it turns out, you're not the first one to have a champagne cocktail without dirtying up a flute! Go ahead and smooch that hot boyfriend of yours. It's Valentine's Day... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Worried in NY,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. You don't need an HIV test, but you do need counseling (psychotherapy) to help you confront and conquer your totally irrational fears of acquiring HIV.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIve 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 if I could of... Read more »
Posted by Guest8923, 2 RepliesI just 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... Read more »
Posted by scaredgirl1, 2 RepliesHi all. Just wanted to thank anyone ahead of time for taking the time to respond to my post. I have read through some of these forums and think this is a great site for information and support, so thanks for that.
I am one of those people who has... Read more »
Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 ReplyDoes anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?
This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »
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