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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...exposed, call your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on PEP. The Bottom Line HIV does not spread easily from person to person. To get...
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Follow up to "expert opinion needed"

Hi Dr. Bob, Thank you for the reply on my last post. Its been 12 weeks since my last possible exposure (massage with manual stimulation). Ever since the massage I haven't been feeling well RUQ discomfort, blood shot eyes, Pinguecula's that seemed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stimulation). A couple of days after the incident, I developed bronchitis and liver tenderness which persists even today (10 weeks later).Testing history: After 8 weeks of the liver tenderness, I got myself to the lab and received an acute... Read more »

RE: TESTING LIMITATIONS--HIV-2??

Thank you Doc. All of my antibody tests were HIV 1/O/2 by quest,labcorp, and rapid tests oraquick and clearview complete. I also had specific HIV-2 EIA done at 55 weeks of last exposure and was negative. Is that good enough? Is the HIV-2 window any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...again Dec 27, 2010Doc, I hope you will clarify a few things. As you recall I have had MULTIPLE HIV antibody tests out to 64 weeks with latest test being complete clearview which was neg. I also have had prior nat testing. They were HIV-1 proviral... Read more »

RE: TESTING LIMITATIONS--will donate again

Doc, I hope you will clarify a few things. As you recall I have had MULTIPLE HIV antibody tests out to 64 weeks with latest test being complete clearview which was neg. I also have had prior nat testing. They were HIV-1 proviral DNA at six weeks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had MULTIPLE HIV tests including oraquick advance blood, Quest HIV 1/O/2, labcorp ICMA HIV 1/O/2. These have been at 59,62,63 weeks respectively. I also had HIV-1 proviral DNA at 6 months, HIV-1 viral load RNA at 9 months, HIV-1 bDNA at 55 weeks,... Read more »

I need your expert opinion, please!!!

Hello doc,I've spent numerous hours on this website reading various posts. The work you are doing here is outstanding and a great service to society. How can I donate via CC to your foundation?Approximately 2.5 months ago, I recieved an erotic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...related to HIV transmission. The symptoms associated with acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks (not days) after primary HIV infection.Your undetectable qualitative HIV DNA PCR, undetectable quantitative HIV... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...activity during any infection: a sexually transmitted disease, or even a cold or flu. Avoid sexual activity within a couple of weeks after getting any vaccinations. If You Are Exposed to HIV ... If a condom breaks, or if you forget to... Read more »
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it looks like HIV finally got me

Posted by uglyduck, 4 Replies
...Not, my test is not positive (not yet)... But my symptoms look way to obvious. 2 or 3 weeks post exposure Joint Paints (knees, wrists, pelvis, legs, arms, toes and fingers) Back Pain (Burning Sensation -> my back Read more »

The anxiety is killing me

Posted by miamiman36, 2 Replies
...Can you please help me. I cant believe this! I was going to call the doctor for the Pep medicine. I just did a hiv test last 2 weeks and was neg. What do I do now! Please help me. Does this require a test? i wasnt in him that long but i did cum... Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
...cipro for it, that solved the problem. In addition, I had a gastro problem, 3 days from exposure, I had diarrhea and nausea. 2 weeks exactly, I got very sick, I had chills and fever, fatigue, pain in the back, sharp pain in the lymph node in the... Read more »

Could I still be negative???

Posted by sean1978, 2 Replies
...negative in september about one month ago. I have not done anything really high risk in about 10 months. I was on vacation last week and I got a full release massage from a therapist in a resort. I am worried because I am not sure if he had cuts... Read more »