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Dear Doctor Bob, I am an old reader of this forum and you help me a lot. Ive donated in the past and I will donate for your foundation. I need your opinion again. I had an encounter with a boy. He gave me oral sex without condom (low risk?), deep...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fingering fingers is intact (not actively bleeding). I agree oral sex and condom-protected penetrative sex is low risk. Periodic STD/HIV testing is recommended for sexually active adults, even those with only "low" risk.Dr. Bob Read more »

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hiMy question is this. I met a boy at a hotel. We preformed oral sex on eachother with no protection and having anal sex. after 16 months since my sex I had a HIV test which was negative in 3 times in same month. two of test with rapid test...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.No you have not acquired HIV from your episode of unprotected sex. You do not have to worry. Just be sure to avoid unsafe practices in the future.Best,JOe Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »

hiv window period

Doc I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, tested at 2, 4, and 7 months at the blood institute all negative.Do i need more testing i have herd of it takeing up to a year.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to seven months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. Read more »
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HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

... To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...been delayed for 7 days, 72 detainees (43%) would have been released before they could be tested, resulting in a delay in their HIV diagnosis and care, and continued risk for HIV transmission. To maximize case identification, all detainees should... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? The CDC estimates that about 21% of HIV-positive people do not know... Read more »
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Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...everytime of using a good and known type of condoms and i was also very careful when i was installing it in order to make safe sex and i thank my god that it never break.... But the problem is that i did oral sex many times to many women which... Read more »

HIV TESTING

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...one time high risk unprotected insertive vaginal intercourse with lady later found out she was +. She was about to start her period and some spotting was evident after intercourse. I thought I had all the ars symptoms even though they started 2... Read more »

10 yrs to find out?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...it can take up to 10 yrs to find out you are +. is that true? i'm scared i had very risky unprotected sex. if i have a blood hiv test done, how long after exposure will it take for me to find out. please help? Read more »

What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...amplification kit to detect early HIV-1 infection. We are currently studying other PCR procedures to improve the sensitivity of the PCR test for HIV-1. Read more »