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Giving A Bj And HIV Testing

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rhode Island: LGBTQ Gives Free HIV Testing, Raises AIDS Awareness

Faculty members at the University of Rhode Island are helping people learn their HIV status and preventing them from transmitting the disease. In honor of World AIDS Day, December 1, Annie Kosar, coordinator of the LGBTQ Programs and Services at the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey Promotes HIV Test That Gives Quick Results

On Feb. 2, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services launched a $2 million advertising campaign to encourage residents to take advantage of free rapid HIV testing at publicly funded counseling and testing sites across the state. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV Result Giving. Is it Time to Change Our Thinking?

An integral component of the HIV testing process is ensuring that patients receive post-test discussion when learning their results. New South Wales Health Department (NSW Health) policy recommends in-person results for all patients undergoing HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Re: Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Thank you so much for your answer Dr. Bob, I will be looking for another HIV specialist to follow up with... but I just wanted to ask you one more thing regarding my original question; Had the baseline HIV test been actually done at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello David,I agree it's irrational to think a hospital lab would run an HIV test, determine the results are positive, and then tell you the test was never run or canceled. Why would they do that? It really doesn't matter to the hospital... Read more »

Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I understand you must have tons of questions to answer so I'll try to be as short as I can. I went to the ER after a possible exposure, they called the ID doctor that was on call and he decided that my risk were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi David,I agree you should have an HIV-antibody baseline test. You can get it done now. If you are HIV infected, the HIV-antibody test will still be positive, even though you are taking PEP.I'm quite concerned on several levels about the ID... Read more »

HIV Test is giving sporadic results

Hi, I had a broken condom case about 3 and a half months ago, and yesterday, I went to a test centre and the lady that performed the test told me that she saw a clear bar in the control segment, and a very faint bar in the test segment of the hiv...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Rapid tests indicate that a preliminary positive can be determined when a red line, no matter how faint, is detected in the test line area. If a rapid test comes back preliminary positive, then a confirmatory Western Blot is always done. If... Read more »

My Doc still say more test What gives

I had one time unpertected sex with a female about 7 month ago I have tested NEG on the following test 32 days DNA PCR, 6,12,18, 25 weeks EIA, and 7,12,16,26 Rapid all NEG. He sent me for a test now at 29 weeks that I am still wating the resoults.....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The only thing wrong with you is that you need a new, more competent doctor! Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 26 weeks are definitive, conclusive and excessive. No further HIV testing is warranted. Whatever is causing your "small... Read more »
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hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

Giving Oral Sex to a Women...risk?

Posted by bluejayyy, 2 Replies
8 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a women that I do not know and I have no idea of her STD status. I have been tested for everything that would show by now and am ok. I am waiting for the 12 weeks on the HIV test. I have been unable to find info on... Read more »

Giving vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with the PCR and both were negative. Also, I tested at 2.5, 4, & 7 weeks with the antibody test and they... Read more »

Giving Blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I hope that you all don't think I am stupid for asking this. My brother was recently in a very serious car accident. He had to get a blood transfusion. My question is this. I know that the blood was donated but we don't know by who. What if... Read more »