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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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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 »

Re: Is this ARS or something else...Please help...I want to donate

Dr. Bob, thank you so very much for your good luck karma!! It seems like your karma has really worked. I got a DNA PCR test at day 34 and I just got the result that its negative! Two negative PCR tests at day 17 and day 34. One ve antibody test at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mentioned last time, your HIV-acquisition risk is so extremely remote that it's essentially negligible. The need for any HIV testing is questionable at best. Your undetectable 17-day HIV RNA PCR, negative 28-day ELISA and undetectable qualitative... Read more »

RE:Is this ARS or something else...Please help...I want to donate (THANK YOU!)

As always, you were right Dr. Bob! I tested -ve at 100 days.Whooo Hooo and thank you!! Although, I still have a few symptoms that remain undiagnosed after 3 months and repeat visits to ENTs & several internists. I have sore throat that has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the arms. Although, I am able to perform all my daily activities like going to work etc. I find it difficult to walk fast for long periods or run, go to gym etc. My Tests so far: Day 5: Std Panel (HSV-2, gorronhea, etc.) - negative at day 5.... Read more »

Worried from India (mumbai)

Hello Bob,Greetings !!!Truly appreciate the good work you do for those worried & impacted with HIV. Here is my situation,On June 26th 2008, I had an exposure with a CSW at Mumbai.While this was my first such sexual situation ever, as expected I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.No.2.No. Your repeatedly negative HIV ELISA tests out to nine months are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative.3.No.4.No.You're welcome!Dr. Bob Read more »
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...people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy In addition, some studies have shown that obese persons ( body mass index > 30 ) and... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...short time. However, they may be the best choice for someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses are held in the mouth for as long as possible and should be swilled around and then swallowed. They are used at least four times a day and... Read more »
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...you are infected, you can transmit HIV to others during the window period even if you test negative. About 5% of people take longer than two months to produce antibodies. Testing at 3 and 6 months after possible exposure will detect almost all... Read more »
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CD4 Cell Tests

...cells. When CD4 cells multiply to fight an infection, they also make more copies of HIV. When someone is infected with HIV for a long time, the number of CD4 cells they have (their CD4 cell count) goes down. This is a sign that the immune system... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...boils or anything else apart from the itch. Could this be ARS or just a result of stress? Should I test for HIV? Sorry for the long post but please help me before I completely lose my mind. Read more »

My World Has Come Crashing Down

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...is that wishful thinking since they tested the sample twice. What causes a false positive for a qualitative test? 2. How long after ARS do antibodies show up? Would the negative HIV Duo test be reasuring or is it too early? I feel like I... Read more »

Risk? Please Reply!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...at over 8 months for sexual intercourse - should i just stop worrying or is this something i should test again for? Sorry so long..thank you. Read more »

possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...like many people here, spending hours looking for the answear i want, that im not at risk. and it was yesterday, so i have a long way to go before get tested, I really appreciate your comment. Read more »