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Cut In Mouth And Negative HIV Test

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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to avoid diseases that are spread by blood. What If I've Been Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post...
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trush, dry mouth and throad

Hi Doctor how are you? i hope u doing welli donate last year $ 100 and i;mgoing todonate again next weekI need your help againI went to hotel with sex worker 7 months ago, i didn't have sex with her i was full clothedI was trying to be very safe so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), despite what you may have read on the Internet. Based on the episode you describe, HIV testing would not be medically warranted. However, if you remain worried, despite my reassurance, getting a single... Read more »

HIV Test and Index Value (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2 Antibody Test. After six months from the possible exposure I have conducted a HIV 1&2 Antibody & p24 Antigen Compo Test. The Test Result is:-Index Value ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first time in my life that it happens. coincidence?? see i hate my mind for making those questions), so she told me to get an HIV test (blood taken just 3 weeks after the experience), a syphilis and a hepB test All the hepatitis b, syphilis and... Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concern. See below. Finally, I should mention barebacking is a risk! Remember, your partner is only as negative as his last HIV test and that was taken before the cute pizza delivery guy "delivered" earlier this evening! Dr. Bob HIV between two... Read more »

Pshychological Impact of Tests (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I have had two HIV tests in my life. I have not been involved in adverse sexual activities but being a dentist, I have had a few pricks during practice which happened around Jan/Feb last year. Also, I never had unprotected sex with any1 and ive been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unwarranted and completely irrational fears of HIV.Good luck with your future endeavors, be they adverse or propitious.Dr. BobHIV Test and Index Value (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)Dec 17, 2008 I am sending donation for your grate... Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...not be used to determine if one is HIV-positive. Note: A person who tests positive on a Viral Load cannot obtain a letter of HIV diagnosis based on those results. They must still test positive on an HIV antibody test in order to get the... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
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HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious condition that can be... Read more »
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Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...dose of acyclovir ..800 mg 5 times a day... i took that for like a month... i had all types of symptoms, sore throat, dry skin, mouth ulcers, more genital ulcers (which docs said was not herpes or did not present like herpes).... itchy scalp,... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...three weeks later i had pharyngitis and white tongue. i had to take antibiotics and im feeling better, but always with a dry mouth. lots of liquid i need. i tested for elisa p24 and antibody at four weeks, negative. today at six week im gonna... Read more »

Oral sex and gingivitis?

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...used condoms which didn't break. I'm worried a little because I have panic disorder and am a hypochondriac. Does this warrant HIV testing? Is the risk great or should I overlook it? We always use condoms and she seems to be responsible about... Read more »

college student... scared as hell

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...him if he knew his status, and he said he was negative but that didn't do much to relieve my fears. Right now, the roof of my mouth is very pale ( it had a spot or 2 a couple days ago) and my tongue is sort of pale. I'm sure reading this you are... Read more »