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PCR/DNA testing for HIV & Oral Sex Question

Dear Dr. Frascino - What is your opinion of the PCR/DNA testing for HIV? I read where a person can get this type of HIV test done two weeks after they believe they were infected. The reason I'm asking is I could use some peace of mind. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Five More Days to Go,I don't recommend PCR testing for routine HIV screening for several reasons: 1.It's not approved for this indication.2.It has a significant rate of Read more »

Protected Oral Sex

Hey doctor Bob this great forum and you do great work.I have read through the forum and I have read... Read more »

Terrified5: HIV symptoms after Oral Sex and Fingering

Dr Bob, I an new to yoru site. I an/was a HIV - man. On Oct 29, I went to a strip club. The... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...lubricants like Vaseline, oils, or creams can damage condoms and other latex barriers. Be sure to use water-based lubricants. Oral sex has some risk of transmitting HIV, especially if sexual fluids get in the mouth and if there are bleeding... 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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Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi there, I had a low risk exposure 2 months ago. Just little oral sex (insertive and receptive), few seconds, no cum. The problem was this: the next day appeared a ulcer on my face, near my mouth, Read more »

oral sex and PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...dear all i had unprotect insertive oral sex with a HIV+ woman. 6 weeks passed. i just finished PEP which my doctor gave me. although PEP started late, 9 days after the bad Read more »

The reason not to use a PCR (WARNING)

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...a degree in medicine and infetious diseases make you qualified. And i don't think there are any of those cruising this site. Oral sex is dangerous! If you ever read the post at the body they are very clever in stating that first 'This site is not... Read more »