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Drunk as can be!!

I went to this gay bar with some friends. (I'm a straight woman) One of our friends has HIV and I sound ignorant asking, but I want to be more knowledgable about thi subject.So this is what happened... He was SUPER DRUNK!He grabbed me from behind...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Are you being paranoid about the pinch and scratch? Yep, absolutely. Are you at risk because he used your camera to snap a candid photo of his kibble and bits? No, of course not. Read more »

Dr Bob. PLEASE HELP! My Mother caused this incident - AM I NUTS?

Dr. Bob,I am back for a quick return visit and a new question and another follow up donation. I... Read more »

Crhsitmas Donation has Left the Building -- with Elvis -- Please look at last question.

Dr. Bob, Ok ,, I admit it. I guess we all have our hang ups ,,, Im a nut job about this. At least I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are... 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

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 »
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Scratching a cut and sex

Posted by grcboy30, 1 Reply
...gential area before discarded condom. I can't remember if I washed my hands and am a little worried if after (5-10 mins) I scratched a scab on my leg. I can't remember if I did or not. It didn't bleed profusely, it could have a bit because the... Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
...my ankle and so folliculitis has occured on my right shin as a side effect of topical cortisteroid treatment. I can remember scratching my leg (it gets so itchy) afterward, however if I did, what are the chances of contracting HIV this way as... Read more »

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 »

DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...has HIV. The scratch really didn't cause any "visible" blood on the HIV person and didn't stick me very deep, just broke the skin. I was worried about a skin cell or cells from the HIV person. It was an accident. Any opinions? God Bless Read more »