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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Rubbing Against Someone

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...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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Dear Doctor........please give me your openion I took a HIV DNA PCR test on 13th December nearly at 11:00am. My last exposure (lap dance) was on 6th December nearly at 3:00pm. I got the result just now. Below is my results. Please let me know your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lap dances is essentially nonexistent.Responding to your specific questions:1. Your HIV-acquisition risk is so low that HIV testing would not routinely be recommended. However, if you are worried and want the reassurance of a conclusively... Read more »

Flipped-Tested and waiting

Dr. Bob-Well, I did it. I got tested yesterday(just 3 days early).I figured it wouldn't hurt due to my risk being remote and essentially non-existent,(eye rubbing) . So, now I wait. I am really afraid. I know everyone said I was O.K.(you and other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Flipped,Glad you got tested. I can already predict with completely confidence the result will be negative. A non-risk "exposure" always will test negative.As 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
...3 weeks ago via mail but I dont believe that the money has been withdrawn yet. I am in Canada, so maybe it'll take a little longer.I wanted to ask for follow-up information regarding the issue with the rapid tests produced by Oraquick, as I have... Read more »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results. Needless to say, I'm extremely worried, almost resigned. I've been reading about testing statistics and through questions on this forum, and have a few...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You need to wait for the western blot test results. Read more »
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Posted by nuthugger24, 3 Replies
...penis was exposed. I had my pants and underwear on. He said he wanted me to take off my belt and pants because his penis kept rubbing on it but I refused. Anyway , some of his precum got on my stomach and fingers. He was also kissing my body, but... Read more »

ARS? Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone, I was just wondering how long ARS lasts or when it starts? My ex BF and I were not having sex, but the last contact I had with him was him rubbing his penis Read more »

genital ulceration days after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I am a guy who made a major mistake and had unprotected sex with a woman 3 weeks ago who I did not know. It did not last long... I ejaculated after about 30 seconds or so. Then I washed thoroughly. When I got home I rubbed an essential oil... Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...early in my infection. I have always had the best of care since my diagnosis and maybe that is mainly why I have survived so long; but I believe there are so many other reasons for my survival, beyond medicine. The meds are greatly improved... Read more »