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Pool Water Negative At 16 Weeks

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...exposed, call your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on PEP. The Bottom Line HIV does not spread easily from person to person. To get...
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"the blood pool" workplace HIV exposure

Hi Doc, you are truly the best. Keep up the great work.I keep trying to convince a friend that their exposure risk was zero, maybe he will listen to you. He has fallen into a depression because of this, and is terrified of HIV. This happened two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...efficient and effective means for him to put his unwarranted and irrational worries permanently to rest. During the next four weeks, while he's waiting for his three-month window period to be up, I suggest he study the information on this site,... Read more »

BJ and swallowed

Hello Dr Bob!I'm 22 YO and I'm writing from Venezuela... I've been reading this forum for more than one year.My question is... Through this year... I performed oral sex to 3 friends... they cummed in my mouth and I swallowed on the three separated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

Bath house again!

Dr Bob,I did it again.I went to a bath house for the 5th time and I had one anal sex with a guy SAFE and I sucked 4 dicks UNSAFE. I feel secure with the anal sex because we use a condom but the oral part Im scared. I know I can get STDs from oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...influenza, and has done the same for the 2009 H1N1 virus since the beginning of the outbreak. This information is presented in a weekly report, called FluView . Is the 2009 H1N1 virus contagious? The 2009 H1N1 virus is contagious and is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...with nausea, vomiting, and stomach cramps. In people with healthy immune systems, these symptoms do not last more than about a week. See Fact Sheet 554 for more information on diarrhea. However, the symptoms of crypto may continue for a long... Read more »
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Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

Tested negative at 9 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I recently tested HIV negative at 9 weeks. I also had a DNA PCR done at 6 weeks which was negative also. What are my chances of being negative at 3 months? Read more »

Symtoms and neg test after 16 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Im wondering for those who have experienced ars, how long the rash last? I have still rash for over 9 weeks. I had a high risk. Thanks. Read more »

Could this be a possible cure? (farfetched)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...needle would constantly pump in new uninfected blood. Doesn't it seem sound to say that if this process ran non-stop for about a week or so the HIV infected blood would eventually be diminished by the "clean" blood? You'd also have to take into... Read more »