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Hiv Dna By Pcr Anal Recieving

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...anal cancer include a high number of sex partners, and use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Although many men have no obvious symptoms, one of the most common manifestations of HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports internal organs. Other possible symptoms are abnormal discharge from the anus, bleeding from the rectum and...
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Brief Anal Penetration (Dip) and PEP

Dr. Bob - I have donated before and would love to have this answered. Tried topping first time (protected) but had nicked myself with my trimmer at the base of my shaft about 14 hours earlier; I am circumcized. Condom did not cover that as condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure. Certainly a negative/undetectable qualitative HIV DNA-PCR would be encouraging, but I would suggest you follow the recommended published guidelines. Good... Read more »

HIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Having a sex contact with a sexs worker(-protected vaginal-unprotected oral) and because of my anxiety reading of the risk of getting the disease,even if its a low risk, ihad cause i couldn wait an DNA PCR at 6 weeks on a lab. The result came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false-positive results, technical considerations and cost. Your positive six-week HIV DNA PCR was a false positive, as demonstrated by subsequent repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to 11 weeks.... Read more »

Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive -Results (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Dear DoctorThank u so much for your response.It means a lot to me during all this devastating anxiety that i m on..I finally had the 13 week(90days)4th generation test at the hospital and result NEGATIVE..I feel so much relief from that result but i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you my good-luck/good-health karma that you are now and will always be HIV free!Good luck. Happy Holidays and WOO-HOO!Dr. BobHIV DNA PCR POSSITIVE (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010) Nov 26, 2010Having a sex contact with a sexs... Read more »

DNA PCR 30 Days after PEP

Hi Dr Bob,I have been following your forum closely since my exposure and dont have a specific answer to my question. I "accidentally" had unprotected sex with a stripper. I would up getting moluscum and probably Herpes. (I have had recurrent genetal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...RNA PCR tests you took during your 28-day course of PEP to diagnose HIV disease, you could have "false negative" results.Next, HIV DNA PCR testing is not FDA approved for HIV diagnosis. Consequently you can't rely on this.The guidelines for... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...of HIV, the greater the risk of your immune system being damaged. Viral load can be measured by two different lab tests: a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or a branched DNA (bDNA) test. Both tests are accurate, but each has a different way... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... the lining of the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis); the lining of the vagina or cervix; the lining of the anus; or directly into the body through small cuts or open sores. If the person receiving oral sex has HIV, their... Read more »
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HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...days past exposure. I've also read elsewhere that they actually can detect the virus after just days. Because it looks for HIV DNA not the body's immune response which takes weeks to months. I took one at 16 days post incident, did I wast my... Read more »

Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
This is one good test and I pay big bucks to make sure i'm home free so I can live life to Britney Fullest world. Cause I have taken lease 31 hiv tests from eia imca and western blot and rna and naat testing and dna . all NEGATIVE WOO HOO NOW I'M... Read more »

DNA PCR HIV

Posted by jade2008, 1 Reply
.... Can someone please tackle this? Point is, if the DNA PCR test can determine the presence of HIV as soon as the symptoms of ARS are felt, then it may make some sense to counsel people Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...white blood cell count was slightly elevated. I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months, including having an HIV DNA PCR test at 8 weeks, and the last Elisa test I had done was at just over 11 weeks. All were negative. I've also... Read more »