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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much more about this controversy and conundrum in the archives of this forum.Regarding the HIV transmission/acquisition risk of oral sex, I do not agree with the information given by the counselor. See below.Dr. BobPlease post this (TRANSMISSION... Read more »

False negative on rapid HIV test (oral)

Quick question/story. Yesterday I went to a local clinic to have a rapid hiv test done just to... Read more »

HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Van Offers Painless, Oral HIV Tests

...being infected more frequently than other ethnic groups. Some people do not get tested because they are not aware of the latest testing methods, do not have the time, or fear a negative result. All positive test results must be confirmed with an... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

...emotional support services, as needed. He or she can also tell you about the services available through the VA. What is the Rapid Oral HIV Test? This test tells if you have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. With the rapid test, results take as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

...(CDC's) June 18, 2008 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) (early release). The MMWR report covers oral fluid rapid HIV testing done in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in New York City (NYC) from March 2005 through May 2008.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Oral Fluid Based Rapid HIV Test Kit

...FDA today approved the use of oral fluid samples with a rapid HIV diagnostic test kit that provides screening results with over 99 percent accuracy in as little Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and Read more »

Oral HIV testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I hear that clinics (not sure if all clinics) also give out oral HIV tests. Is that true? What do they do with that and are they reliable?? Read more »

Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
...Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval Friday, March 26, 2004 Posted: 4:02 PM EST (2102 GMT) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Read more »