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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Picking Your Nose

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...not be used by people with HIV. People with HIV should not receive tetanus and diphtheria booster shots more than once every 10 years, or after 5 years if injured Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine usually gives life-long protection. If you did not get these vaccines as a child, you should get an MMR vaccination. However, this live vaccine is not recommended for people with a CD4 cell count below 200. NOTE: The original version of...
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Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. I don't know if your assumption is "vaid," but it's certainly valid!2. HIV tests should be taken three months or longer following a potential HIV exposure. If you had "full protected" vaginal sex with a latex condom that was used properly... Read more »

COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...way to know if your ex was positively charged at the time of your last unprotected shag in February 2010. Consequently, HIV testing is definitely warranted. Get counseling if necessary, but do get HIV tested. When it comes to HIV, it's always... Read more »

Scared to go to the doctor or get tested (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr Bop please, please, please I need your help.I've written to you many times over the past few months, you have responded twice, and I thank you so much for that (I was the Positive I'm Positive Fluffernutter who tested negative on an Oraquick Oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you glad you know your HIV status or not???? Sir, sir, could you please stop doing cartwheels and yelling WOO-de-frickin'-HOO long enough to answer my question? Sir, sir, thanks for the hug and kiss, but could you just put me down and answer the... Read more »

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF GETTING INFECTED THROUGH CONTACT WITH FECES?

HELLO DOC:I RECENTLY PERFORMED PROTECTED ANAL SEX WITH A MAN. AFTER 2 MINUTES I REMOVED MY PENIS WITH CONDOM, TOUCHED IT AND REALIZED IT HAD FECES ALL OVER. I WASHED MY HANDS AND REMOVED THE CONDOM. AFTER A COUPLE OF HOURS I REALIZED THAT I HAD SOME...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...immunodeficiency virus. It is the pathogen (virus) that causes HIV disease and AIDS. HIV can be detected in feces with specialized testing. However, feces that does not contain visible blood is not considered to be HIV infectious. This is... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...although HIV might be able to enter the penis, especially if it has contact with HIV-infected blood or vaginal fluids for a long time or if it has any open sores. Some men think that they can't transmit HIV if they pull their penis out before... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...avian flu virus is called H5N1, because it has haemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1 on its surface. You cannot develop a lifelong immunity to influenza. Even if you are protected against a flu virus one year, you may not be protected from a new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...is the 2009 H1N1 virus sometimes called "swine flu"? This virus was originally referred to as "swine flu" because laboratory testing showed that many of the genes in the virus were very similar to influenza viruses that normally occur in pigs... Read more »
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Symtoms and neg test after 16 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Im wondering for those who have experienced ars, how long the rash last? I have still rash for over 9 weeks. I had a high risk. Thanks. Read more »

Sweating

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...that I am seroconverting at this late day in the game? I am also having a runny nose like post nasal drip. i am considering testing again at the 12 month mark. Any ideas?? Read more »

INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HAVE A SINUS INFECTION: CLOGGED NOSE, COUGHING ALOT, YELLOW FLEM I HAD TODAY, IS ALL THIS LINKED TO HIV ? I KNOW ILL GO AND GET TESTED BUT ANSWER Read more »

NERVOUS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...an anxiety disorder either....Basically the only thing I can think of that may have put me at risk, is when I was 17 I got my nose pierced with a gun....which is stupid! I am 22 now I just hope everything turns out ok. What do I do if it test... Read more »