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Pool Water How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS

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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

Table of Contents Introduction Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It Is Better to Know HIV and Women Making a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Introduction Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It iscommon to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, grief, depression, or otherpainful emotions. Even after you have known for some time and think you arecoming to terms with the news,...
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Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Not true!Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? Response from Dr.... Read more »
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Is it safe for an HIV-positive person to go swimming in a pool??? Absolutely, as long as he knows how to swim he should be just fine. Oh, um, that's not what you meant? Yes, of course it's safe for folks like me to swim in a pool with... Read more »

HOW WELL DOES THE HIV VIRUS TRANSMIT AT SWIMMING POOL?

Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine water. I went to the indoor swimming pool other day and I didn't notice this when I walked in but there was blood on the ground foot print maybe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The only way you could contract HIV in that pool would be by having unsafe sex with an HIV-positive hunky lifeguard.Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV from bath water (BATH WATER, 2010)

Dear Dr- I emailed you before but you never answered my question so I thought I might try again. I understand that hiv is not transmitted in things such as a jacuzzi or a lake. I met a guy I know a little and took a bath with him in plain look...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub-two-studs-in-a-tub is nonexistent. I'll reprint below some other bathwater questions from the archives.Dr. BobBath water Mar 12, 2005Hi, what is the risk of contracting HIV by sharing the... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

The Miracle which I need as water

Posted by Leon88, 3 Replies
hey people, I am 24 years old bisexual guy. I have a boyfriend since September 10, 2012... We had really interesting and different relationship and that's why I've decided to have unprotected sex with him. I was bottom only two times with him and... Read more »

Tested Positive a month ago... Feeling really alone. help!!!

Posted by kcguy0815, 6 Replies
I just found out I was HIV+ 2 months ago. I had a boyfriend and we found out I had HIV a month into our relationship. We had not used a condom since we had started dating, till I found out I had HIV. We broke up 2 days ago and now I feel like my... Read more »

How long does it take to turn positive ?

Posted by Timmy, 1 Reply
Negative antibody cmia test at 94, 95,108 and 151 days. Undetectable hiv RNA test at 108 days. My CD4 Count is 778. Negative Western Blot test at 151 days. But my CPK is mildly increased to 196 U/L when to normal range is till 171 U/L. Worried if... Read more »