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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Giving Oral

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HIV Health Checklist

...Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C. Positive results can lead to...
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Pregant with a positive elisa test with undeterminal wester blot??? (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I have read several articles on thebody.com about women testing positive on the elisa test for HIV but an indeterminal western blot. my sister in law is going through this right now and is freaking out. she has been with my brother for 1 1/2 and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...etc, plus we had the negative test results in feb before beginning the ivf.Results of pcr are not back yet (by the way, how long does that take)?So, what are your thoughts on the results thus far?Our fertility nurse tells us non-reactive... Read more »

my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years tested testes HIV Positive in her seventh month of pregnancy and i tested negative, since we were together i tested regulary and she didn not, she used to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pregnancy due to the formation of cross-reacting nonspecific antibodies that can react with HIV-antibody test assays. Follow-up testing will be able to sort this out. (A qualitative HIV DNA PCR may be helpful.) See below.2. Your wife may indeed... Read more »

Indeterminate wb (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

My wife and I just started an IVF cycle in feb of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours (my sperm, her eggs).We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? should we be taking precautions incase I have it and he doesnt? Please try and put my mind at rest as 6-12 weeks is such a long time to wait for a further answer.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,A "trace of HIV Ag/Ab"???? I have no idea... Read more »

The accuracy of OraQuick/Orasure? Cant even mini woo hoo?? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob,I just did a rapid OraQuick or Orasure, not sure. The doc swabbed my lower and upper gums, not sure if they swabbed my cheeks, but he swabbed it very quick (I am sure not more than 1-2min) and I am not sure if it more than 1 min and I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...continues to meet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements. Overall, oral fluid rapid tests have performed well and make HIV testing possible in many venues where performing a blood draw or finger stick is impractical or impossible. The... Read more »
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...world. Even if you don't have health insurance, you can get free HIV treatment and if you take care of yourself, you can live a long and healthy life. Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...unaware of your status also means that you could pass HIV to others without knowing it. For women who plan to become pregnant, testing is especially important. If a woman is infected with HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during... Read more »
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Black America and HIV Testing

...standard antibody tests are highly accurate, with only a remote risk of a false positive result. Standard antibody tests have long been common in a variety of venues, including physicians' offices and stand-alone HIV testing and STD clinics. An... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...enough, it can be treated without using amphotericin B. The usual treatment, however, is two weeks of amphotericin B followed by oral fluconazole. Without ART, fluconazole is continued for life. Without it, the meningitis is likely to come back.... Read more »
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Percentage question regarding testing

Posted by Questioningone, 2 Replies
...weeks after onset of ARS? I'm currently at 10 weeks after exposure, tested negative at the 5 week mark. And have had symptoms (long long list...) since week 2, still have as well. Will take next test at week 13. Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not Read more »

RNA testing,

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...testing done? RNA testing requires a blood sample. Finger stick or rapid versions are not yet available. Can you get an RNA test along with a rapid HIV antibody test? Yes. After the rapid test, you will have to give a blood sample for RNA... Read more »

SHOULD I GET TESTED????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...STRIP CLUB AND DECIDED TO GET A "PRIVATE SHOW" FROM ONE OF THE GIRLS THAT WORKS THERE. AFTER A FEW MINUTES SHE STARTED GIVING ORAL SEX TO THREE OF MY FRIENDS. AFTER THAT, I ALSO RECEIVED ORAL SEX FROM HER , AND RIGHT AFTERWARDS SHE KISSED ME WITH... Read more »