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What Is Drug Level Testing? How Can TDM Help? Does TDM Work for All HIV Drugs? Difficulties With TDM When Can TDM Help? Future Directions What Is Drug Level Testing? It can be helpful to test a patient's blood to check the levels of a medication they are taking. Drug levels that are too high sometimes cause serious side effects. Levels that are too low might allow HIV to multiply and develop resistance. Testing drug levels is also...
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HIV levels not detected, Still at risk during sex?

My husband has HIV, at his recent doctor's meeting we were told that his HIV levels are undetectable. Recently we have been looking into washing the sperm so we could have a baby which is very expensive and the doctor told us that he was not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If "he was not allowed as a medical doctor to say . . . ," I kind of wonder why he's saying it. I don't agree with his advice. In fact, I find it dangerous.Unprotected vaginal sex with a guy known to be HIV positive does... Read more »

unprotected sex - level of risk for HIV transmission

I recently had unprotected anal sex with my partner, however it only lasted 30 seconds and ejaculation didn't take place. I didn't appear to be bleeding and my partners viral load is currently at a low level. Since this happened I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Unprotected anal sex as the receptive (bottom) partner with an HIV infected person is the most efficient way to transmit HIV sexually. Ejaculation in the body carries the most significant risk, but HIV can still be transmitted through contact with... Read more »

What level of risk from heterosexual vaginal intercourse

How many cases have been reported of AIDS or HIV infection contracted in the U.S. by men from heterosexual vaginal intercourse with a non I.V. drug user, non hemopheliac. What are the probabilies that I would become infected if I do not use a condom...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi,Thank you for your question.From 1981 to December 1995 (the latest statistic currently available), of 434,719 adult cases of AIDS in men, 13,521 (or 3%) became infected through heterosexual contact. Keep in mind that these are AIDS cases. This... Read more »

Conclusive result based on p24 and risk level?

Hi Dr. Bob,My doctor says i definitely do not have hiv based on an hiv/p24 test at 18 days. My risk was condom protected vaginal and oral with lots of tongue hockey with a Myrtle beach hooker. Could low risk encounter combined with p24 test during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Condom-protected sex would indeed be protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how.HIV testing, even fourth generation testing combining HIV-antibody and p24... Read more »
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Unsure about the risk level & precum! :/

Posted by ColorBee12, 1 Reply
I recently was engaging in foreplay with a friend and all is good until I decided to lick up his shaft and suck on the shaft and side of his dick.. his dick felt dry and had been exposed to air for at least 10 minutes.. however I do know that he had... Read more »

Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
Morning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!

This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous
Study Description:
NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.
The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous
Study Description:

NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.

The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »