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My Doctor Never Gave Me My Hiv Results

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Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Alcohol does not affect HIV test results. (See below)Yes, your 99-day result is conclusive.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobFollow up to the binge drinking question.Jul 26, 2008 Bob, My question was because i am drinking so much alcohol, will the... Read more »

Results from my last doctor visit

I am almost 43, have been HIV+ since 1995, didn't start meds until 2003 after having... Read more »
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Health Canada OKs First Rapid-Result HIV Test for Doctor's Office, Clinics

On Oct. 25, Health Canada approved for the first time a rapid HIV test for use in doctors' offices, clinics and hospital emergency rooms. Using a drop of blood, the Insti HIV antibody test produces results in 60 seconds on average, said Richard... Read more »
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Doctor Appointment and Lab Results

Autumn Preusser "I'm a 31-year-old transsexual woman living in rural Arkansas with my boyfriend of five years. I enjoy dancing and music, and I really like photography. I am disabled and on SSI (Supplemental Security Income). Right now I'm just... Read more »
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Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
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Types of Resistance Tests

Genotypic Tests Interpreting Genotypic Test Results Phenotypic Tests Interpreting Phenotypic Test Results Virtual Phenotypic Tests Interpreting Virtual Phenotypic Test Results There are currently two basic types of resistance tests:... Read more »
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went to the doctor today and got some results....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
well, i had some urethitis or however u say it/spell it and i had some type of discharge. it's too early for me to test for HIV but like i said in my other posts, i always use condoms for anal sex (i'm insertive partner) and unprotected oral. well,... Read more »

hiv+ boyfriend, got results today

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
it's negative at 8 weeks! Hurray! I know it's not definitive, but
doctor too told me it's more than 90 percent reliable!
Thanks to all you who write in this post. You have been so very helpful to me,
you do a great job here, good luck all!
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hiv 1 and 2 results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, its me again. Well I took the specialized testing hiv 1 and 2 test for $189.00 it was negative(non-reactive). My neck still feels stiff at times and my tongue still looks strange but now I'm going to leave it in GOD's hand and just pray that... Read more »

Expsoure with HIV Girl, Had 3 Months Negative Result! But Still confused. Plz. help

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,
I am from India, Had expsoure with HIV lady. 5 Months back. Got 3 Months Negative Fourth Generation Result. But After 4 Months Got Sore throat (Throat Irritation) Dry couth Not very Mild. I Feel Just like Raw throat all the time.Now its... Read more »