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Hiv Negative And Herpes Complications

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes a laboratory test called a culture. A culture is done when your health care provider uses a swab to get and study material from a suspected herpes sore. You may still have genital herpes, however, even if your culture is negative (which means it does not show HSV). A blood test called type-specific test can tell whether you are infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2. The type-specific test results plus the location of the sores will help your...
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Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected.If you've placed yourself at risk for an STD, get tested.HIV/AIDS is everyone's problem.As for your repeatedly testing negative for HIV and HCV out to five months following "protected vaginal" and unprotected oral sex with a Naughty Lady... Read more »

Home Access HIV test

I know that you get a lot of questions about HIV and accurate testing so here is one more. My husband of 15 years was having an affair. Once I found out, we split up. I was concerned about STDs, especially HIV. I took the Home Access HIV-1 test and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your husband's passing.Your negative Home Access test two years after your last exposure to him is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No Read more »

Complicated Case Returns

Hello Dr. BobI am afraid this will sound clichd, but Dr. Bob I have visited your site often and I have to tell you in you I have witnessed the best of humanity, the absolute pinnacle you have opened my eyes to a lot of things and rid me of all my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remain exactly the same:1.A single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark is all that you ever needed to confirm your HIV-negative status. (Tests taken prior to three months are not considered definitive. PCR tests are not recommended for... Read more »

whether my children will be HIV+

I am HIV positive & came to know last nov 04h cd4 200 after some medication from nov 2005 I started taking antiretroviral & completed one year with this . my weight is 70kg. & age 40years. I was affected by Herpes. That time I came to know about...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...people have survived with HIV for many years. That is especially true for those who are on treatment.Since your wife is HIV negative, your children are safe. For mothers who are HIV positive, there is a risk of maternal to child transmission.... Read more »
Project Inform

Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...have shown that 15-30% of Pap smears that are considered normal are, upon subsequent colposcopy and biopsy, found to be "false-negative." In other words, abnormal pre-cancerous cell growth passed undetected during the Pap test. The problem of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...elected not to start on a cocktail because his first T-cell count was at 419 cells and viral load was 11,000. He also had a negative syphilis test at the time. However, Ethan never returned to the clinic until 2½ years later, during which he had... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...condition in the female reproductive system, It is often more severe and difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than in HIV-negative women. Untreated dysplasia can lead to cervical cancer, a life-threatening illness and an AIDS-defining... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complications and Emerging Connections

...written about the effect of meth on HIV. Crystal has been linked to increased HIV infections, and is known to have profound negative effects on the brain. It's difficult to be healthy while addicted to meth. Cancers... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I knew would happend. NAAT took a week to get results. That also came back negative not just for HIV... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...caused by herpes simplex virus, sometimes acne, cuts and wounds, etc., whenever there is any kind of inflammation. In some HIV-negative people they disappear in a matter of weaks, sometimes months. Some healthy people have their lymph nodes... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...chronologically, starting from the end of October; Up until the end of October Id been together with a girl for about two years. I tested negative for HIV last summer. The relationship was a bit on and off and not going to well in the end of... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »