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Can You Take Your Hiv Test When You On Your Cycle

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Dr. Bob, I have to say I feel SO unbelievably stupid asking this... but it's really, really been bothering me!! I got 2 HIV antibody tests done at 6 months post exposure, within about 2 weeks of each other. They both came back negative! But...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your fears are irrational and that's why you "feel so unbelievably stupid asking this . . . ." These types of fears are more common than you might anticipate. (See below.) My advice to you is exactly the same as my advice to others... Read more »


Hi. I don't really know where to start.. this is kind of weird and sounds absolutely stupid.... Read more »

Caught in the vicious cycle of testing, sex, and retesting

Mr Kull,I'm a married guy but I can't control my desire to have sex with guys. After a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Team Completes Marathon HIV Awareness Cycle

On August 12, a team of eight South Africans and two Americans completed a 1,440-kilometer cycling run they began on July 28, from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Team Captain Bryan Urbsaitis, founder of the nonprofit organization AIDS Ride South Africa,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Menstruation, Menopause and HIV

Introduction The Menstrual Cycle Menstrual Irregularities in Women with HIV Menopause HIV and Menopause Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiovascular Risk Management of Menopause Symptom Management Avoiding Long-Term Complications ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

What Is ART? What Is the HIV Life Cycle? Approved ARV Drugs How Are the Drugs Used? What Is Drug Resistance? Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Which Drugs Do I Use? What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating retroviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stop New AIDS Infections to Break the Cycle: Mandela

Slowing new HIV infections is the key to fighting AIDS, Nelson Mandela told tens of thousands of attendees at his 46664 benefit concert in Johannesburg Saturday on World AIDS Day. The Ellis Park stadium erupted in adulation before falling silent as... Read more »
Connect With Others

vaginal fluids/menstral cycle

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A girlfriend of mine cheated on me, but did not have sex with her, she told me that they only kissed, well she also went swimming with this other girl and they switched bathing suits bottoms, she was telling me she was concerned because in less than... Read more »

condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
Hello all,

First of all, thanks to everyone for the many great posts on here. Have been lurking for a while.

Here's my story: I am a negative male who was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to notice)... Read more »

AIDS LifeCycle (and then some)

Posted by ynot
Yoga Teacher assists in relieving the suffering of others

My Life
As the holiday season ends and the new year begins, we begin to contemplate our New Year's Resolutions. We reflect on Xmas Past, Xmas Present, and Xmas Future. We may even contemplate... Read more »

AIDS/LifeCycle & Me

Posted by shadow1, 2 Replies
Hi all;
For those that have seen me post off and on over the years you all know the story. For those that are new I have ben + since 1989 and have ben healthy because of my regime and the time I am able to get out on my bike and excersize. After many... Read more »