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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Sensual Massage

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...and Kivexa. Testosterone levels: Low levels can cause weight loss, fatigue, sexual problems, and depression in men. The test should be done in the morning. If you are of African or Mediterranean background, you might be tested for low levels of the enzyme G6PD. This could cause severe anemia if you take certain drugs. Vaccinations See fact sheet 207 . NOTE: vaccinations will be more effective if your immune system is strong....
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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 »

massage parlour horror revisted

Hello Doc,i had posted a question regarding a massage went wrong.you had replied back that it is negligible and test is medically not warranted.i was told the same by 2 other doctors as well....i have not confronted the guilt to my wife because i am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...important enough to be worth considering. You now have three physicians all advising the same thing: no significant HIV risk; testing not warranted. My assessment and advice remain unchanged!Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino... Read more »

Massage parlour manipulations!

Hello to one helluva human being (aka Dr.Bob!)You can teach the whole G8 a thing or three about humanity!!I have a quick question that requires your expert opinion - have found a Chinese massage parlour where the ladies genuinely give a good body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scratches, even when sustained on your butt by Chinese Masseuse contortionist going all Cirque du Soleil on your naked backside. HIV testing is not warranted.As for getting a happy ending to your rub-a-dub-dub, handjobs are not considered an... Read more »

Still no 'happy' in my 'happy ending massage'

Hi from South Africa doc,I wrote to you 3 years ago after a cheap 'happy ending massage' gone wrong. She was supposed to give me a hand job only, but then got carried away and fingered herself, finishing me off with the same hand.I became acutely...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...repeatedly negative ELISA tests out to three years are definitive and conclusive. In addition, even though I do not recommend PCR testing for routine HIV screening, you have had two undetectable PCR DNAs out to one year.Do you have a rare strain?... Read more »
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Chemistry Panel

...levels can indicate digestive problems. Phosphorus , like calcium, is a major component of bones. Low levels of phosphorus for a long period of time can cause damage to bones, nerves and muscles. High phosphate levels are most often due to... Read more »
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How Do I Start?

...cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that help keep the disease under control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV disease. When you first... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
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Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are living longer with HIV, it's important to deal with all of your health issues. You might prefer to have a family practitioner or... Read more »
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The damn condom broke! Im freakin out!

Posted by miamiman36
...just did a hiv test last 2 weeks and was neg. What do I do now! Please help me. Does this require a test? i wasnt in him that long but i did cum inside. Read more »

Tested positive on Saturday

Posted by LightningJynx, 6 Replies
...So, yeah, I tested positive on Saturday afternoon, 6/14/08 approx 1:35 pm. It was a shock, just like it was for everyone, but not completely unexpected. Read more »

Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like this and lived long before developing AIDS. Thanks for you answer Read more »

Grad student who just tested positive

Posted by yandus8, 11 Replies
...I'm 24 years old and I just tested positive last week. This was completely unexpected, because my doctor had simply asked if I wanted to check for STDs during a Read more »