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Itchy Testicles Worried It Could Be Ars

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3 Antibody Tests negative, still worried (going back to country on February 27)

Dear Dr. Bob,Hi! Dr. Bob. It's me again stressful guy, Thank you for your encouraging reply on my post last December 18 (not sure if 18 or 19) 3rd Testing,Need some advice. Last time you told me that no additional test is warranted since i tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."worriedness." Unfortunately I cannot give you the kind of help you need, because I am not a psychiatrist. You do not need additional HIV testing, but you do need psychiatric help to confront your guilt, irrational fears and depression. I urge... Read more »

Pls advise my worry

I am living wt HIV 6 years without taking any medication ,recently I am going thru often urine... Read more »

HIV worry has caused my body to fall apart (JUST MADE A DONATION OF 70$)

Thank you for all that you do, Doc.I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Spain... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Tropism Tests

...testing of a blood sample. The most common test is called "Trofile." The blood and virus sample is grown (amplified). Then it is tested against cells that are known to express the CCR5 molecule or the CXCR4 molecule. If the sample is active only... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Calcium Calcium, one of the most important minerals in your body, is a majorpart of bones and teeth. Blood calcium is tested to check for a range ofconditions relating to the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...medications to prevent OIs. Your CD4 count is a very valuable tool for monitoring your HIV disease. Itis used along with viral load testing to check how well your HIV medicines areworking and to determine if you need to make changes to your HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unusual) except my tip of the penies where the urine comes out is slightly reddish ,during the visit, he have taken my blood for testing syphilis which came back NEG a few days after testing in the lab. Not sure of whether did he test for chy and... Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...about my situation. i need to know if someone pricked you with a hiv infected syringe or needle,will there be blood coming out? i need to know will the injected spot sore ? if i want an all round test for hepatithis,hiv and any other possible... Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...sexual relations with 21 men. Some protected, some not. I had an abortion when I was 20 and Genital Warts when I was 22. I got tested when a friend of mine announced she was pregnant. I have wanted to have a child for a long time, and finally... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have penetrated through some tiny cuts in my skin or something. Also, I sometimes have unrelated itches along the sides of my testicles that I scratch - there may have been tiny entry points along there as well. Since returning to the US, I... Read more »