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Risk of getting HIV from Rapid finger prick Test. Worried!

Hello! I recently tested negative on a rapid HIV test. WAY LONG out of the window period! So Woo- Hoo! Silly me has gotten the funny idea in my head that I could possibly contract HIV from the rapid finger prick test that was given to me.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... Read more »

waiting for 3 month test (and need a chance to send my second donation after getting negative result)

Hi DoctorOn 3rd Sept,after getting the answer of my first question, i wrote you under heading "Doctor thanks for good wishes.I just donate"Now I hope you will not mind to answer few more question.At moment i am on the 10th week of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,With so many people writing in requesting information and reassurance, I will not be able to continue to "answer a few more questions" and urge you to use the archives, as the information you request is there!Briefly:1.Symptoms, no... Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. If the... Read more »

What's the point of getting tested

Dr. Frascino,What's the point of getting tested at 8 weeks, and at 3 months, if the HIV tests are not "conclusive" until the 6 month mark after PEP?Why not just wait the full 6 months and then get tested ONE time, rather than put...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum. First of all, I'm glad you took my advice, saw an HIV specialist, and had your PEP regimen adjusted. (See initial post below.)While it is true that only the six-month post-PEP HIV-antibody test gives you a... Read more »
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Getting tested together first. Getting tested now.

Posted by don
Both you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.

You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
From our own experts at thebody.com
http://www.thebody.com/sowadsky/worried.html

"Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used... Read more »

getting tested today...infected for sure

Posted by infectedboy, 4 Replies
exposure >
protected vag intercourse with dirty sex worker while drunk...condom didn't 'break' but not sure it was used "properly" and i think i was sloppy taking it off ... unprotected blow job and remember her saying she had sore in mouth... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am male 27, never had sex in my life other than once
i squeezed a boobs of a girl and two days back a Big
Mistake which I did in my life. I feel You will help
me in this problem.

Please Help, Two days back I went to a Prostitute...
I kissed her all... Read more »