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Emergency Contraceptives

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Do the emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result?

Do emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result? I ate emergency contraception pills on Aug,13,and I did a hiv test on Nov,1. It was about 82days after I took the pills. The result is non-reactive. So, do the pills affect HIV test? Looking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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hiv test before emergency surgery

Do hospitals/doctors do tests on patients for emergency surgery or any type of heart... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Shows Few Women Seeking Emergency Contraception Are Tested for STDs Despite Being at High Risk

... Women requesting emergency contraception (EC) at STD clinics are considered to be at high risk for STDs because they typically report recent unprotected Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...under the curve (AUC), a measure of the body's overall exposure to a drug between two doses. When antiretrovirals and hormonal contraceptive agents are combined, drug interactions may change the AUC of the hormonal contraceptives. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Can I Get Pregnant From Oral Sex? Sexual Health Misconceptions in E-mails to a Reproductive Health Web Site

... The researchers sought to identify sexual and reproductive health misconceptions contained in e-mails sent to a university emergency contraception Web site: http://ec.princeton.edu . They conducted content analysis on 1,134 English-language... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan Democrats Pitch Sex Education, Contraception Access Plan

...access to birth control for low-income women. Women who are sexually assaulted would be offered information about and access to emergency contraception under another proposal. Faith-based organizations, however, are against requirements that... Read more »
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emergency room

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
I've been trying to be patient and not stress, but does anyone know if i can go to the ER and tell them a partner told me he was infected and get tested there? Read more »

Flipping!!! Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...flipping out right now. I had sex last night with this man and the condom busted. I am going to planned parenthood to get emergency contraception as I stopped taking the pill a month ago. I cannot BELIEVE the d*** condom broke! I have NEVER... Read more »

symptoms stong enough to go the emergency room

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that some people have no symptoms at all and some may have symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room. Is there ANYONE in here that experienced symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room and what were they. Will anyone Read more »

Dear God this is an emergency

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 2 Replies
...he lives. The boy believes his heart is going to stop, he puts his head down and prays this prayer, "Dear God, this is an emergency! I need help now! Five minutes from now I'm dead meat." He looks up from his prayer and here comes the teacher... Read more »