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Deep Kissing And Dna Pcr Testing

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7 months Dr Joe..

Hi Dr. Joe,I had unprotected sex with a guy of unknown HIV status 7 months ago. Since then, I've done the HIV DNA by PCR test twice and my last antibody tests at 7 months (Abs HIV 1 and Elisa HIV 2) all came back negative each time. I never took...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...to HIV at all. It seems clear that you did not contract HIV from the initial unprotected sex. HIV has been spread through deep kissing, in the setting of poor oral hygiene (gingivitis and gum disease). The risk is very small. Especially if... Read more »

WANTING TO HAVE BABY PLEASE HELP. ABCESS KISS

Hi Dr. I would greatly appreciate your help. Back in nov of 2007 I kissed a girl of unknown status.... Read more »

Can I trust my tests? please help me.

I am in a 3 year relationship and we are faithful and getting married. About 6 or 7 weeks ago I was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...Design Side Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the... Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...being exposed. Two nights ago I met a man in a night club who I didnt know really well. One thing led to another and I let him deep kiss me a couple of times and finger me there was no oral or penetrative sex involved. 1.Can HIV be transmitted... Read more »

HELP!!!! PCR RNA test is it accurate???

Posted by julio5000, 1 Reply
...protected sex with a hooker last sunday ... during the hole thing we used protection (condom) ... oral and vaginal sex. But we deep kissed 2 or 3 times and I found out that I had a little wound in my mouth because I hurt myself when brushing my... Read more »

Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I dont realy know how to explain, ive been deep kissing a girl in advanced hiv status, since that exposure that someone said theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular Read more »