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Can You Get An Hiv Test At Planned Parenthood

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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Hi Doctor,I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. My concern is that I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...around at raves.Your concerns about STD/HIV via nitrous oxide balloons is unwarranted. The risk is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. If my reassurance isn't sufficient for you to shake your irrational fears, consider... Read more »

RE: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Dr. Bob,Thank you much for the prompt reply and comforting words.Really, no chance of catching HIV... Read more »

Inspected, Tested and Dejected

Dr. Frascino, thank you for taking the time to answer some many questions. I know that you have... Read more »
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Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

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Tennessee: Sites Will Offer Free HIV Testing

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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
...around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
...around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was... Read more »

Taking the test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I want to take the Hiv test should I go to my HMO or to a clinic like Planned Parenthood ? please reply . Read more »

Possible Risk..?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Am I being a hypochondric and an anxiety-nut or do you think I possibly have something to worry about? Should I set up an HIV test through Planned Parenthood at this time? Also, does anyone know that if when you donate blood(I am a blood... Read more »