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Official Hiv Tests

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona: Officials Get HIV Tests to Foster Awareness

Last week at Body Positive in Phoenix, Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon underwent HIV testing. "What you don't know can hurt you. The first step in treatment and prevention is knowing about it," Gordon said.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Officials Launch HIV Testing Campaign in Washington, D.C.

Mayor Adrian Fenty and top health officials in Washington, D.C., on Monday announced a new initiative aimed at increasing HIV testing in the city, the Washington Post reports. The testing campaign follows a report that found an HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky Health Officials Urge HIV Testing

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is taking the opportunity to remind residents that testing and prevention can stop the spread of the virus. Free testing will be offered at several sites... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Re:Trying again Maybe you will answer this time???/Will officially be the 1st documented oral case

Dr Bob, I tested for hiv via unigold at planned parenthood at 7,9,10,12, and 14 (99 days) weeks as mentioned earlier. You advised me that there is "no way no how hiv is my problem." I am having very blurry vision, have had kidney stones,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"HIV is not your problem. No way. No how." No additional HIV testing is warranted. I have not changed my assessment. I do not believe you are absolutely crazy (not yet anyway); however, I also remain absolutely confident you are not... Read more »

Porn follow up can I woooo hooo...please make it official

Dr. Bob,Did my 12 week (84 days) rapid blood test today and it is neg. Is this conclusive? Can I let out a big W*********!!!???As for Tooheys, I have had my share and agree that could be the reason. I was a VB fan myself.1 last questions? Do you see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Not-So-Scared-Boy-Anymore,Yep! WOO-de-frickin-HOO!!!No additional HIV tests are warranted. Be well. Stay well. I'll down a VB while toasting your good health.Cheers!Dr. BobPorn 11 week and Australia Oct 11, 2010Dr. Bob,Good on ya mate,... Read more »

It's Official: I'm INFECTED

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for reading this. You are the ebst every day I go to thebody.com and then right onto your forum. Here is my question;over the summer I had unprotected sex and for the first and last time I was infected. It was unprotected vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Exactly what's official about it? Symptoms two days after a potential HIV exposure would not be related to HIV ARS, as that would be far too early. It takes weeks, not days. Second, you do not mention a positive HIV test. Consequently, I... Read more »

Official Woo Hoo For Your Friend Me?

Hi Dr. Frascino,How are you doing? It's your crazy Friend Me again. You were right. You predicted I was "Absofrickinlutely" likely to be negative. At 167 days, (yesterday) I had an OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 test with oral swab....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Friend Me,The oral swab HIV tests have been very well evaluated. You really can't screw it up, even if you "rub harder or lighter" or if your mouth is a bit dry, OK?Are you in the clear? Once again my response is... Read more »
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It's Official - I'm HIV+

Posted by dj1979, 9 Replies
Well, I got the second test results today. It's official - I am HIV positive. ELISA positive, confirmed by Western Blot. I am so scared. This is so overwhelming. Read more »

Is this official?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got a negative Oraquick HIV 1/2 test after 83 days. Can I consider this conclusive? It was one day shy of 12 weeks. Read more »

I'm officially crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi.
I've posted here a few times already, and I'm really sorry for taking up your time, but I need to get this off my chest. I've been on Paxil for a couple weeks now for my, what the doctor calls, OCD (obsession with HIV). I seriously think I have... Read more »

Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Elisa negative at 8 weeks after infection and 12... Read more »