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Mutual Masturbation And Dna Pcr Testing

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Mutual Masturbation and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob I am your fan from Thailand. I have read your www. since I was diagnosed with as a HIV Phobia. After giving oral sex to a man in June 2007, I had stopped having sex for a year. I had anti-hiv test(Elisa-combo) at 54 weeks after the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.The HIV risk from frottage, hugging and mutual masturbation is essentially nonexistent. Testing is not warranted.2.Yes, of course you are. You've had "more than 10" negative tests, including PCR-RNA, PCR-DNA and ELISA-combo Read more »

Hebatitis B vacination and HIV Test (HEPATITIS B VACCINE AND HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Doctor,I have just proceeded a donation and wondering how to do a blank donations to be... Read more »

Please help me- I think I'm losing my mind

Dear Dr. Bob:I have written you four times- you answered one of my emails in 2002, but have ignored... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...of HIV, the greater the risk of your immune system being damaged. Viral load can be measured by two different lab tests: a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or a branched DNA (bDNA) test. Both tests are accurate, but each has a different way... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Exposed? If you think you have 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... Read more »
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Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...butt, ichty skin, problem with my gums, swollen noes in my neck, fatigue, etc. 50 days after the exposure I had a negative DNA PCR. I was so sure i was infected. Now, Im waiting for the second ELISA, that was performed on june 16 (65 days after... Read more »

Worried after multiple encounters

Posted by worriedOZ, 2 Replies
...really guilty the next day. Had some sinus symptoms, felt warmer and some nausea and went to the doctor 10 days later and got a PCR test which returned negative. That night I began experiencing a moderate night sweat, then about 4 mild ones, then... Read more »

Gman please help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...butt, ichty skin, problem with my gums, swollen noes in my neck, fatigue, etc. 50 days after the exposure I had a negative DNA PCR. I was so sure i was infected. Now, Im waiting for the second ELISA, that was performed on june 16 (65 days after... Read more »

Read his Symptoms from year 2000 - tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...iteself. If anyone here is worried about HIV because of sore throat or white tongue, please do not. The best thing is to get tested and past the 6 months just forget about it completely. I hope this will help. I am not thinking of HIV anymore... Read more »