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If someone had flu-like symptoms and thought it was ARS, then took azithromycin 250mg 5 day pack and cleared up the symptoms, would that indicate that it in fact was NOT ARS because azithromycin wouldn't treat ARS?$40 DONATION SENT VIA MAIL! Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and HIV symptoms: Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The reason to worry or get HIV tested is HIV risk, not whether symptoms are present. If you've had an HIV risk exposure, you should get an HIV... 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 years now. I got tested two years ago and it Read more »

I have seen a similar question in the archives, but would like to hear from you Dr. Bob. (CELEXA AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I had an exposure exactly 24 weeks back. I was so stressed over the exposure, that my doctor prescribed me Citalopram. I was taking the Citalopram medication through out these 5 months during the morning and again in the evenings i used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test? I got the PCR test done after 4 months of my exposure. Thank You. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, The recommended screening test for HIV infection is an HIV-antibody test three months or more following the last exposure. PCR testing is not... Read more »

test for hiv hcv and other std

hi!i am from greece and i received oral sex from a person i don`t know.i want to know what are the window periods for hiv and hcv.i was tested for hiv on the 3rd month and it was negative.i just want to be 100% sure for all the std`s.thank you in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is transmitted through blood to blood exposure so I wouldn't test for this exposure. I think your negative HIV test at 3 months is also reassuring since this was a low risk exposure. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Bill on HIV Tests Advances

... On Wednesday, the state Senate passed a bill that would require the Department of Corrections to administer HIV tests to all inmates no less than 30 days before their release. Test results would have to be mailed to the inmate, the prison warden, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: HIV Testing Bill Advances

... A Tennessee bill requiring that convicted clients of sex workers undergo HIV testing advanced by voice vote to the full House Judiciary Committee yesterday. The mandatory test would be paid for by the defendant, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Biotech Advances Have Improved HIV Testing, Drug Development, Opinion Piece Says

...annual conference BIO 2004 , which is being held this week in San Francisco, gives researchers the "opportunity to highlight advances in science and medicine that have resulted from biotechnological discoveries" in the field of HIV/AIDS research... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: HIV Testing Measure Advances

...Rock), amended it to include all released inmates, not just parolees. Allen also removed a provision that would have required HIV testing for all Department of Corrections employees. Under the measure, inmates who test positive for HIV would be... Read more »
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I urge your kind/prompt reply !!! PLZ Cant handle

Posted by radicalhonesty, 2 Replies
...the exposure I start feel burning after I done from peeing. One week after exposure I did STD & microbiologi urine & HIV tests: All STD tests are negative (VDRL - TPHA - Chlamedia (IgG/IgM) - HBsAg - Anti HSV II IgG/IgM) in my urine... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

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...conversation in the church will be a vital part of helping to: 1) reduce the incidence of HIV in the Black community; 2) ensure HIV testing is considered as a standard of health care in relationship to other familiar chronic conditions; 3)... Read more »

Question regarding test results?

Posted by mimi26, 1 Reply
Hi I am a female and have recently been tested and my results were "Non Reactive." I have not been exposed in any way to the virus in in over 6 months. However, beyond 6 months I have had a couple exposures to unprotected sex with people of unkown... Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... Read more »