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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Rubbing Vagina

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please clarify the results....... will do a donation of $30

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 »

what is the effect of long term use of PEPS?

I am Hiv Negative and my boyfriend is positive.since meeting my boyfriend 5 months ago ( june 2009) the condom has broken every month (at least 3 out of 4 times) that we use condoms despite following instructions on proper use of condoms and using...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...away.Nonoxynol-9Nonoxynol-9 is a chemical that kills sperm (a spermicide). It can help prevent pregnancy when it is used in the vagina along with condoms or other birth control methods. Nonoxynol-9 should not be used in the mouth or rectum.... Read more »

HIV Test and Index Value (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2 Antibody Test. After six months from the possible exposure I have conducted a HIV 1&2 Antibody & p24 Antigen Compo Test. The Test Result is:-Index Value ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cutoff value (in your case, less than 0.90), then the test is negative. Whether the number is larger or smaller doesn't matter as long as it's less than the cutoff value. Negative is negative! As for nobody asking me these types of questions... Read more »

Pshychological Impact of Tests (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I have had two HIV tests in my life. I have not been involved in adverse sexual activities but being a dentist, I have had a few pricks during practice which happened around Jan/Feb last year. Also, I never had unprotected sex with any1 and ive been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cutoff value (in your case, less than 0.90), then the test is negative. Whether the number is larger or smaller doesn't matter as long as it's less than the cutoff value. Negative is negative! As for nobody asking me these types of questions... 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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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...Safe(er) Sex When thinking about "safe" sex, it is important to realize that risk from various sexual practices often falls along a continuum, rather than having a clear safe vs. not safe boundary. Throughout this discussion, we will refer to... Read more »
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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 »
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Condoms

...after removing the smaller ring. Put the condom over your partner's erect penis. The condom will be inserted into the rectum along with the penis. After sex, remove the condom before standing up. Twist the large end to keep the semen inside.... 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 »

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 »

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 »

am I infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...vagina. That I ignored because I was very drunk. I have braces so my mouth my be raw or have cuts or abrasions from the braces rubbing, and my mouth was very dry from the humidity and fact that I was drunk(very little saliva and braces easier... Read more »