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I took these hiv tests 2 years after possible infection through make out with HIV+ person. I have no clue how to read this and I CAN'T tell my parents! I have no one to talk to. I'm afraid my doc will tell my parents. I had to do these test through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,An ICMA is equivalent to an ELISA or EIA.Your HIV-antibody test is negative, and your qualitative HIV DNA PCR is undetectable (negative).The information on the Web site is correct. You tested negative for HIV-1, HIV-2 and subtype O. The Read more »

Just found out I am pregant! Need help + $50 donation!!

I had went out with my gay friends to a club about 1 1/2 years ago, this guy that was dancing next... Read more »

HIV nose mucus enters clapped cut lips

A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral Load? The viral load test measures 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

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas. HPV can also cause problems in the mouth or on the tongue or lips. Other types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into various cancers in... Read more »
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Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone recommend the DNA PCR test i.e. the test that looks for HIV directly rather than HIV antibodies. Does anyone have any experience of this test and Read more »

Breast secretion - dangerous ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a thick white sticky fluid was secreted (possibly some sort of breast infection). I am sure that I must have got some on my lips. I stopped immediately, and maybe in 5 minutes time I cleaned my mouth. I don't have any cuts or sores in my mouth. ... Read more »

Take a deep breath and get tested FOR YOUR OWN SAK

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...include burning mouth/tongue, sores in the mouth, coated tongue (which many people mistake for thrush), dry throat, chapped lips, gum disease, etc. The thing that people don't realize is the importance of saliva. It serves the mouth as a... Read more »