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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lamivudine was approved by the FDA on November 17, 1995, for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children more than 3 months old. Although the practice has not received FDA approval, lamivudine may be used to prevent health care workers and others from getting HIV infection after they accidentally come into contact with the virus on...
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ARS symptom?

Hi Dr. Bob. Thanks for your time reading this. I will explain the scenario of my exposure. I had a cut on my thumb from a knife 3 days before exposure. During foreplay I used a finger on a girls front. For all I know, she started bleeding, I pulled...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi K.G.,HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive. That said, your negative rapid test at 2.5 months is extremely encouraging because the vast majority (but not all) of HIV-infected folks will have Read more »

I know I am positive and I think you are screening my question to avoid posting.. please HELP

I have wrote this over and over again. I am going insane, I feel I have ruined my life, I have NO ONE to talk to... you are my only hope. Please...Please... help MEI had protective vaginal sex with sex worker, also had my mouth on her breast..there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of these symptoms are consistent with anxiety.A three-month test is certainly reasonable. The results will unquestionably be negative, as your risk is essentially nonexistent.I suggest you catch the first spaceship home. All is well here on... Read more »

From Hong Kong

HI Dr. Bob,I come from hong kong and please forgive my bad english.I performed oral sex on a sex worker without condom and she performed on me also,but we have protected vignal sex.when i performed on her i just lick her clit but there are some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. Oral sex carries only a very small risk for HIV acquisition.2.Your negative HIV test at day 71 is very encouraging, but not yet conclusive. A test at the three-month mark will provide... Read more »

Barebacked Fool

Dr. Bob, I know better but a guy I care for very much fucked me bareback for several minutes, did not finish, withdrew, put on a woman's condom and finished. There had been oral foreplay so there may have been precum which I know carries viruses....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for HIV transmission/acquisition. There are components of saliva that have antiviral properties, but this does not completely negate all risk.It's also important to note that even with a documented HIV risk, not every HIV exposure leads to HIV... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...continue to test positive. If they are not infected, the mother's antibodies will eventually disappear. The babies will test negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) 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 ... Read more »
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It's been a month

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 2 Replies
...acute illness and I'm still having some unexplained symptoms. I was merely clarifying that it is possible for someone to test negative due to them being an elite controller. That themushroom was wrong about elite controller's producing a huge... Read more »

Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies my anus. I need help anyone with any feedback is much appreciated. Also I went to get tested after 10 days results were negative, but the nurse told me that its an antibody test and in 10 days there is no way to tell. Also she said theyr... Read more »

Husband is + I am - and feel so alone

Posted by Jen1, 7 Replies
...My husband of 5 years just found out that he is positive. My initial test was negative and my 6 week check was also negative. At his first appointment we found out that his viral load was 460,000 and his CD4 Read more »

Negative at 3 months.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I recently tested negative at 3 months following an unprotected sex incident. Is this considered conclusive or is more testing needed? Read more »