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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Urine Contact

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...however, the national gonorrhea rate increased for the second consecutive year. In 2006, the rate of reported gonorrheal infections was 120.9 per 100,000 persons. How do people get gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is spread through contact with the penis, vagina, mouth, or anus. Ejaculation does not have to occur for gonorrhea to be transmitted or acquired. Gonorrhea can also be spread from mother to baby during delivery. People who have had...
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Pregant with a positive elisa test with undeterminal wester blot??? (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I have read several articles on thebody.com about women testing positive on the elisa test for HIV but an indeterminal western blot. my sister in law is going through this right now and is freaking out. she has been with my brother for 1 1/2 and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...etc, plus we had the negative test results in feb before beginning the ivf.Results of pcr are not back yet (by the way, how long does that take)?So, what are your thoughts on the results thus far?Our fertility nurse tells us non-reactive... Read more »

my blood came in contact with urine of hiv positive. Very scared.

Dr. Bob, I have bad anal tears, i am not using steriods(hydro cortisone) and i itch my anus a lot, and pretty much every day it bleeds. What happened the other day was i went to my friends place, he is HIV positive. The flush in his apartment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from backsplash and/or sleeping on your buddy's bed is nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No HIV tests are warranted. However, you do have a medical problem: your "scratched, wounded, blooded anal"!... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and Pregnant!

Hello,I am a 21 year old female. Just recently found out I was pregnant. I'm 7 weeks along. At a routine pre-natal viist, I had a blood test. My doctor told me I tested positive for HIV with my mother in the room! She's very worried. Although, he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? should we be taking precautions incase I have it and he doesnt? Please try and put my mind at rest as 6-12 weeks is such a long time to wait for a further answer. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, A "trace of HIV Ag/Ab"???? I have no idea... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...friend was goofing off and slashed me with a small metal object, drawing blood. Could I contract HIV through that little of contact with a small, sharp object? It was only a little prick . . . . Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, 1. There is no... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

...window periods, accuracy, etc.), read the following posts in the Frequently Asked Questions Area of this website: How long do I have to wait until I get tested? Approximate timeline of testing and symptoms for HIV/AIDS When taking... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...information on cytokines, read Project Inform's publication, Immune Therapies: Cytokines . Prevention It is difficult to avoid contact with MAC bacteria, but there are some ways to reduce the risk. Boil drinking water. MAC bacteria are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

...to the types of HIV that a person can have: CCR5-tropic (R5) virus and CXCR4-tropic (X4) virus. (Tropism is pronounced with a long "o," as in "okay.") HIV latches on to the CD4 receptor on the surface of some human T-cells (hence, CD4+ T-cells),... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...important role in transmission because they are unaware they can infect a sexual partner. You can transmit herpes through close contact other than sexual intercourse, through oral sex or close skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...positive, but one can never be too sure. Furthermore, the time lap between her exit and my entrance of thes tall was barley seconds long, the virus if it was present would not have enough time to die and not pose a risk. I have been living with... Read more »

What was I thinking????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...that careless about another individual? I told my GF what happened when I got back and she is still here, not sure for how long once I get the results I am expecting. worst of all, I just had to pass on a new job in pharmaceutical manufaturing... Read more »

Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...my unprotected encounter. I had lost about 15lbs. (from 175) during the two rounds of tonsillitis. I was able to locate and contact the woman whom I had the encounter with. We spoke several times over the course of the next two weeks and each... Read more »