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Hello Bob! Hope you are doing well. First of all we would like to congratulate you for precious service you are rendering to many people around the globe through this site and through your foundation as well. One of my colleagues had a sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
... May 2007IntroductionAbout four to six weeks after you've been exposed to HIV, you will want to test for it with a standard HIV antibody test. You can get this test at anonymous HIV testing sites. You can also get it through your doctor's office,... Read more »

Do I have HIV, concern over oral sex

I'm a married guy but during a brief separation I had an encounter which I regret. While hungover,... Read more »

RE: Nelson I Have a question for you

Hello NelsonSorry I wasn't very descriptive. I have always been thin, I got really thin after... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...reality : The 'AIDS test' measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...antibodies to fight it, HIV multiplies rapidly. Therefore, this test will show a high viral load during acute infection. A negative HIV antibody test and a very high viral load indicate recent HIV infection, most likely within the past two... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...general antibodies are generated by the person's immune system and are meant to fight the infection. Only, very unfortunately, HIV antibodies can't kill the virus and cure the HIV-positive person. Otherwise our planet would be free of this cursed... Read more »

little red dots

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Anyone here know what these tiny red dots are on both my thighs? They aren't raised. I don't think they are folliculitis. I had a possible exposure to HIV 6 months ago. Read more »

Please help me, I am very sick...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...finished, I was feeling only a little bit tired +cough, but that’s it. On 98th day after exposure I passed another hiv antibody test which was negaive again. On 118th of the exposure I passed another general tests like Herpes Simplex... Read more »

Petachiae Bleeding into Skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello everyone: Is it possible to have petachiae 8 months after possible exposure. I have these little red spots all over my body trunk, arms, legs about 30 of them. They are spread out all over not in a patch or anything. I did some research Read more »