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HIV Testing 101

...from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission Masturbation Menstruation Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs....
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HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...integrity of one part of the immune system. The only way to know if you are HIV infected is to get an HIV-specific test. CD4/CD8 testing is not specific for HIV/AIDS.Your symptoms are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS)... Read more »

mad young man' repost,for some misunderstandings.plese have a look.

Hi again,Dr Bob thank you soooooo much for your answering(http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Infected/Q212464.html).But i think you may misunderstand my statement ,Dr, and it's my mistake to express not precisely. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...integrity of one part of the immune system. The only way to know if you are HIV infected is to get an HIV-specific test. CD4/CD8 testing is not specific for HIV/AIDS.Your symptoms are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS)... Read more »

Dr. Bob, PLEASE!!! Answer my question, I'm need Urgent help. I promise to make a donation towards your cause.

I had a sex with a pro a day ago. She gave me a blowjob with the condom on and had protected sexual intercourse as well. We did not indulge in kissing but I was stupid enough to give her oral sex. Now I'm paranoid that I might have got HIV or STD...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...integrity of one part of the immune system. The only way to know if you are HIV infected is to get an HIV-specific test. CD4/CD8 testing is not specific for HIV/AIDS.Your symptoms are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS)... Read more »

Cunninglus

dear dr. Bob,Once again, I come to you with my head down in shame. I yet again made another mistake, this time trying the other side. I met a cunning prostitute in a developing country whom I performed cunninglus for about 15 seconds. I tasted her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...integrity of one part of the immune system. The only way to know if you are HIV infected is to get an HIV-specific test. CD4/CD8 testing is not specific for HIV/AIDS.Your symptoms are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS)... Read more »
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HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
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CD4 Cell Tests

...opportunistic infection (see Fact Sheet 500 ). What Is a CD4 Test? A small sample of blood is taken from your finger. The blood is tested to count several types of cells. CD4 cells are not counted directly. Instead, the laboratory makes a... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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The long wait....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...beyond stressed and this point and I know i am jumping the gun but just can;t help it! How did you guys get through the week long wait for the results? I am going to try to keep busy but theres only so much I can do and then night time comes. ... Read more »

Dispute over how long to wait 3 months or 2 weeks

Posted by arc3506, 5 Replies
...Hi, its been awhile since I've had to worry about getting tested for HIV. Well, did something stupid and now I'm going to. Can't believe what a dumb *&% I am. My doctor, who is a specialist Read more »

PLEASE HELP EX BF Had sex with a SEX WORKER

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...he had just had a physical (he said he has one every six months) for the navy and that they drew blood and he's sure he was tested for HIV - Should I believe him? Does anyone know if they test for HIV with yearly physicals- Also does anyone... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »