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...test positive for HIV. Want to learn more about HIV testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns About HIV Testing How Risky Is It? (An Article to Help You Decide if You Need to Get Tested) ...
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Dr Bob,I emailed you several weeks back letting you know I had an oral exposure on June 17th. Ever since then I have had multiple symptoms, been to the ER 10 times, multiple blood tests, urine tests, STD Tests and hiv tests at 7,9,10,12 and 14 (99...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I concur with the advice you received at Planned Parenthood. Multiple negative HIV-antibody tests out to 99 days is definitive and conclusive. Your HIV-risk exposure of "one Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Hi Doctor,I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. My concern is that I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...around at raves.Your concerns about STD/HIV via nitrous oxide balloons is unwarranted. The risk is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. If my reassurance isn't sufficient for you to shake your irrational fears, consider... Read more »

RE: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Dr. Bob,Thank you much for the prompt reply and comforting words.Really, no chance of catching HIV via a nitrous balloon? Not even if I shared a balloon with someone who had bleeding gums or an open mouth sore? I'm confused. My doctor at Kaiser says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...filling that fell out...So if shared a balloon with an HIV infected person, could the virus enter through my tooth?I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative.I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was... Read more »

Inspected, Tested and Dejected

Dr. Frascino, thank you for taking the time to answer some many questions. I know that you have helped so many put their minds at ease. I am a heterosexual male and have been in a relationship for the last 10 months. My partner is not HIV positive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.False-negative HIV tests occur very rarely. You can read about these in detail in the archives. The HIV tests done at Planned Parenthood are FDA approved Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

...especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the week leading up to National HIV Testing Day (June 27th). The campaign will spotlight 10 cities -- Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Sites Will Offer Free HIV Testing

...for HIV and syphilis, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Educational and Cultural Center 620 S. Lauderdale. Free HIV testing will be conducted all day beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew AME Church Community Life Center, 1472... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Public Health Shifts STD Focus From Testing to Tracking

...now SHD has placed its hopes on private partners picking up the slack. The district has scaled back the clinic's services to HIV testing only, STD case follow-up, and partner notification. "We are intervening on the spread of the disease by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Free HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

... Marking World AIDS Day, Planned Parenthood of South Central New York will offer free HIV testing on Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its clinics in Binghamton, Norwich, Sidney, Oneonta, and Walton. Results of the finger-stick Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
...around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
...around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for other STD's, negative too. Pap smear was... Read more »

Ordering Your Own HIV Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Besides your local Health Department, Planned Parenthood, eHIV test, and Home Access, how can one order their own HIV test at a lab in the US? If you go to the Quest Labs website and want to order Read more »

deny

Posted by Anonymous
...keep telling yourself you dont believe in HIV/AIDS but we all know better just go down to planned parenthood and take a HIV antibody test ok ? HIV is BS Right ? coward Read more »