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Normal Hiv Testing In Doctors Office

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Counselling at the Doctor Office?

Hi...Thanks for you answer to my question about HIV and Doctors...I called the clinic again, and the receptionist still says that the doctor will call if anything is abnormal, that was about a month ago. I also got tested again a couple of weeks...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
NO, and completely inappropriate. MH... Read more »

A Doctor Fingered me in his office

Hi Doc,Days ago I went to a doctor to have my body checked. He put his finger into my anus to see if I have anything wrong there (really bad experience, painful and embarassing). He had his glove on but I did not check the lub liquid before he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A doctor "fingered" you in his office??? And you're worried previously "fingered" patients may have gotten their blood into the doctor's "lub." ("Lub"??? What the hell is that???)Dude (or... Read more »

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 »

cbc test normal. does that mean my hiv status neg?

Hey, i was having some symptoms, swollen lymphs and thats really about it, just in the neck and groin. My doctor ordered a CBC test. It came back normal...does this mean these symptoms are not beeing caused by HIV. I've done research, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mike,I wish it were that easy, but unfortunately, it's not. A CBC test is a complete blood count. While it's good news that your CBC is normal, this, however, does not let you know if you are HIV-infected. To determine if you're... Read more »
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Just came back from the Doctors office

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

According to the specicalists here at the body my 'exposure was relatively low', but they are not willing to say the my 16 week test is final - should it be negative. I just got back from the Doctors office where they drew blood for analysis... Read more »

Two Potential Risks at Doctor's Office

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wentto a dentist who did not change his mask in between patients. He had small spots of blood on his mask. Maybe 10 minutes or so went by before he worked on me. The other thing that happened was that my hand came in contact with a wet... Read more »

my dr said everything is normal..NORMAL?!!

Posted by still_here, 8 Replies
Nothing has been "normal" for me since 8/23/05 @ 9:30am when i was diagnosed. My HIV was discovered by accident. I ended up in the hospital after running a fever of 103 for 3 days & stomache cramps like I had never known. The fever persisted @... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »