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Cut In Mouth How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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Worried Lad seeks advice in Liverpool

Hi Dr Frascino,I am seeking advice/help if possible. A few weeks back i met a lovely bloke and had a great date with him , we got on so well and he decided to tell me he was HIV positive but had it under control as was taking meds regularly for it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello T. Austin,Kissing is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. Oral sex, particularly insertive oral sex, carries only a very, very low risk. You can learn much more about HIV-transmission 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... Read more »

kissing (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010)

i went to a strip bar 6 weeks ago and was with a girl who twice gushed champagne in my mouth... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...although HIV might be able to enter the penis, especially if it has contact with HIV-infected blood or vaginal fluids for a long time or if it has any open sores. Some men think that they can't transmit HIV if they pull their penis out before... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...happens, you will test positive for HIV. After the first flu-like symptoms, some people with HIV stay healthy for ten years or longer. But during this time, HIV is damaging your immune system. One way to measure the damage to your immune system... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...friction by using a lot of lube to help prevent small cuts or tears in the vagina, rectum, or penis. Silicone-based lube will last longer than water-based lube. Because you're not using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...Cidofovir (Vistide), originally developed to fight cytomegalovirus (CMV), might also help fight HPV. HPV infection can last for a long time, especially in people who are HIV-positive. Dysplasia and warts can return. They should be treated as... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...another source) that are infected with HIV do get ARS. However, the remaining 10% or 20% do not, and they proceed to the prolonged asymptomatic stage, when there are no symptoms at all. The term acute is the opposite of chronic. It means that... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...positive, but one can never be too sure. Furthermore, the time lap between her exit and my entrance of thes tall was barley seconds long, the virus if it was present would not have enough time to die and not pose a risk. I have been living with... Read more »

HIV positive oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...friend of mine (ex gf) is being tested for HIV and I feel bad for her because she is so worried. She had unprotected sex with 2 long term partners no condoms. She is feeling sick right now: night sweats, fever, sore throat, tired. My question... Read more »

My World Has Come Crashing Down

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...is that wishful thinking since they tested the sample twice. What causes a false positive for a qualitative test? 2. How long after ARS do antibodies show up? Would the negative HIV Duo test be reasuring or is it too early? I feel like I... Read more »