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False Negative on PCR Test? (GLORYHOLE ANAL SEX, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob - thanks so much for your terrific site. You are an inspiration to so many. It is an incredible resource. I recently had an "unexpected" MSM encounter in an adult bookstore. I say "unexpected" because I got onion rings when I thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk is exceedingly low.2. You didn't actually ask a question here. Rather, you just stated your lab results.3. PCR testing is generally not recommended for routine HIV screening. An HIV-antibody test outside the window period... Read more »

Anal fingering risk...Pls help, will donate...

Sir - I am in a very troubled condition can you please help. I will donate to your organization. I... Read more »

WOO-HOOABLE or NOT--DESPITE SYMPTOMS/LABS

Hi, Doctor and thanks for all you do again. I have had many exposures within the last few years. ... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Treatment

...light; more light means that more virus is present in the patient's blood. The other test, called the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR test (commonly called PCR), chemically multiplies the amount of viral RNA in a blood... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...many men have no obvious symptoms, one of the most common manifestations of HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports internal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical... 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 »
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ANAL FINGERING

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I HAVE WENT TO A PALOR AND GOT A HAND JOB WELL THIS WAS DONT THE LADY PUT HER FINGER IN MY BUT HOLE IF SHE HAD A CUT WHAT ARE MY RISK SOMEONE PLEASE HELP I AM VERY SCARED Read more »

asustado

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...varias relaciones sexuales con varios chikos y no c si es negativa o positiva tuve relaciones con ella con prservativo sexo anal y se rompio el preservativo no dure ni un segundo cuando me retire y cambiar el preservativo despues me puse otro y... Read more »

PCR Test Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What exactly is PCR test and where can I get it done? Can it be done annonymously? How reliable is this test? I had heard that it produces a lot Read more »

Window period for DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...In a week's time I am leaving for a place that doesnot have any discrete HIV testing facilities. I am tempted to go for a DNA PCR test. It would help a lot if you can tell me what is the actual window period for a DNA PCR test. I have been told... Read more »