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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
...your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and tested negative with the oral test at 100... Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i... Read more »

Doc I have donated (ref XXXXXXXXXXXXX). please answer me.. I am begging you

Hi Doc,Last time when I asked you about my situation you told me I dont need testing. But I went... Read more »
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HIV Testing

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HIV Testing

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CD4 Cell Tests

...opportunistic infection (see Fact Sheet 500 ). What Is a CD4 Test? A small sample of blood is taken from your finger. The blood is tested to count several types of cells. CD4 cells are not counted directly. Instead, the laboratory makes a... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild neurological symptoms Leg weakness Dry... Read more »

My girlfriend just tol me she is positive.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My girlfriend of 3 months has just told me she is hiv positive. She said she didn't want to lose me so that is why she didn't tell me earlier. Now thinking back she always insisted that I wear a condom. I am really angry that she didn't tell me but... Read more »

My friend is freaking out...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...some blood in it (but he's been known to have bleeding gums when he brushes, so again who knows); (4) it was more his lips that touched her finger, it's not like he spit or stuck his tongue right into the cut itself. She's determined to get a... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »