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Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the anus as well as on the perianal area and i also apply Desonate 0.05% gel for my scalp itching on a big area on my scalp. I am applying that from couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Neither your Nystatin/Triamcinolone acetate cream nor your desonate gel will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test results or alter the window period for seroconversion. Specialized (PCR) testing is not warranted.Thank you for Read more »

Types of HIV/STD tests

Dear Doctor, I had unprotected oral sex with a Korean prostitute while visiting Japan. I had a open... Read more »

STD' s and HIV TEST Results

Hi Dr BobI have been sick for over the pass ten years with so many HIV sympthoms. Let me start by... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Cook County Jail to Resume HIV/STD Testing

... In what AIDS activists are calling a "tremendous step towards fighting HIV in Cook County," officials are reinstating HIV/STD testing at the Cook County jail after a three-year hiatus. "If we are to make a difference in the AIDS epidemic, we... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Celebrate Valentine's Day With HIV/STD Testing at the Health Department

... On Thursday, Valentines Day, the Genesee County Health Department in Flint is offering STD screening, including free HIV testing, and running a small health fair. The health fair is part of GCHDs fourth annual Black Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: A Free Precaution; Group Offers HIV, STD Tests, Prevention Information

...the region. Statewide, the outreach has been a huge success, said Steve Kowelski, senior public health adviser for the state's STD program. Thousands of people have been tested, and many more have learned how to reduce risky sexual behaviors, he... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

stupid mistake ever

Posted by inapanic, 1 Reply
...inside him that way, but i kinda panic. he told me he was negative, and take test regulary. also told me he is a volunteer in a hiv clinic. so we continued to finished sex with out it. the next day we kinda talk about it, and he felt bad that... Read more »