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is HIV DUO test offered in US ?

Hi Doc,Is HIV DUO test offered in US.I had a blowjob from korean prostitute(massage girl), I am becoming thin(lean) these days, having night sweats, with rashes on my Back. she used condom and as far as i remember it did not break. But, because of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."VIDAS HIV DUO" test is not available in the U.S. and is not FDA approved. However, basically the HIV DUO combines an antibody test for HIV-1 and HIV-2 with an HIV p24 antigen test. An HIV-antibody test plus p24 antigen is termed a 4th generation... Read more »

risk during erotic massage

Hi Dr Robert,I'm a worried...Recently I have visited an erotic massage salon. Before beginning the... Read more »

Is newly infected person more infectious ?

Hi Doc Bob,A sex worker had slight and brief gum bleeding, and after 20 Min of massage, she gave me... Read more »
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...becomes part of their daily standard operating procedures. Those diagnosed are better prepared to face the consequences of an HIV diagnosis because routine opt-out testing levels the playing field regarding HIV testing, diagnosis and treatment... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider... 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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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available only in two weeks. This happenned 12 days ago. What should I do?... Read more »

The anxiety is killing me

Posted by miamiman36, 2 Replies
...as the bottom. Can you please help me. I cant believe this! I was going to call the doctor for the Pep medicine. I 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... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere Read more »

Is testing needed, no judgements please

Posted by smilingwil, 3 Replies
...activity. From 1994 to 2002 I use to seek out the company of "ladies of the night." You get my drift. Everything from high class, to massage parlors, to street walkers and even a few trips to SE Asia. All sex was hetrosexual. During this span I... Read more »