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Dried Semen Elisa

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...exposed to HIV). Interpretation of Test Results A positive (reactive) result means: You are HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does NOT mean: You have AIDS. You will necessarily get AIDS. You are immune...
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just a little of your time please

a couple of questions sir1.is oral sex only a risk when blood,semen,precum,and vaginal fluid involed ?.2.is mouth problems a predominate symptom of acute hiv infection ?.3.is the elisa only capable of detecting hiv antibodies or does it detect all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. That risk is increased with the presence of blood, semen, precum and/or vaginal secretions.2. Mouth symptoms can be present during acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), but they... Read more »

Indeterminate ELISA Indeterminate Western Blot - scared

Hello Dr. Bob - Really appreciate the work with your website.I am a 30 year old man.30 days before ( Sep 20 2010), I had unprotected oral sex with a female sex worker. She cleaned up my penis before oral with a towel and I am not sure if it had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission/acquisition. The spunked-up cum towel would not be an HIV risk.Regarding the test results, I don't understand the indeterminate ELISA. That test is either reactive (positive) or nonreactive (negative). There is no indeterminate ELISA... Read more »

Indeterminate ELISA indeterminate WB scared

Doctor - Thanks for your reply. My first test result was Postive Elisa and indeterminate WB with P24 strongly reactive. I was really scared after reading everything about P24. I got another ELISA done immediately after 6 days and it came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...oral sex with a female sex worker. She cleaned up my penis before oral with a towel and I am not sure if it had someone else's semen. Also, I ejaculated directly into the same towel with the towel hard-pressed against my penis. There were no... Read more »

western blot n viral load vs elisa

Dear sir,I would start by presenting my chain of test results:april 11, elisa non-reactive, s/co 0.57, pcr rna non-detectable (<400)april 17, elisa reactive, s/co 1.07april 21, meia reactive, abbott determine non-reactive, western blot...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Greenteafactor,Look Dude, I enjoy a nice cup of soothing green tea as much as the next guy, but your green-tea-factor theory is totally whacked. Do I agree with all the other HIV specialists? Absofrickinlutely.Dr. Bob Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...through tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...It is possible for either sex partner to become infected with HIV during anal sex. HIV can be found in the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, or vaginal fluid of a person infected with the virus. In general, the person receiving the semen is at... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test does not measure how much HIV is in body tissues like the lymph nodes, spleen, or brain. HIV levels in lymph tissue and semen go down when blood levels go down, but not at the same time or the same rate. The viral load test results can be... Read more »
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mi elisa salio negativo, pero estoy intranquilo.

Posted by Miyamo, 1 Reply
...raro en ella. Se me olvido decir que la relacion fue una masturbacion mutua manual a otro chico y sus liquidos preseminales y semen entranron en contacto con mis labios. Read more »

tragar semen

Posted by fiona, 1 Reply
...tuve sexo oral donde trague el semen de la otra persona. para ese entonces yo estaba con anginas, las amigdalas inflamadas. que posibilidad tengo de contagio por Read more »

ELISA a los 55 dias es fiable???

Posted by johann, 2 Replies
... mi caso es este... le hice sexo oral a un chico hace mas d 5 meses solo fue sexo oral y el eyaculo en mi boca me trague su semen... luego hace dos meses el 17 de julio le volvi hacer sexo oral al mismo chico esta vez no eyaculo en mi boca es mas... Read more »

Las pruebas Elisa y WB no son fiables si no miren

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
AMIGOS Y AMIGAS, HACE TIEMPO TUVE VARIOS SINTOMAS DE INFECCION AGUDA, TENIENDO RELACIONES SEXUALES CON PRESERVATIVO SIN EMBARGO NO ME HAGO LA PRUEBA POR MIEDO A QUE SALGA ALGUN FALSO POSITIVO. LEAN ESTE CASO EN EL MISMO FORO THE BODY Y SE... Read more »