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Pre-cum and testing concern

I had unprotected receptive vaginal intercourse from a male of unknown status. He never ejaculated inside of me and this happened around 3-4 times. I never had ARS and got tested at around the 14th to 15th week from last encounter. Results were...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The immune system responds very rapidly to a newly acquired infection, including HIV; antibodies are detectable in the majority of individuals within a few weeks and by 3-4 months after exposure more than 99% of individuals will have antibody; you... Read more »

does precum contain HIV,and where do test in los angeles santa clarita

HI,I am from another country,I found out that my sex partner is HIV+,we always practiced safe... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon's HIV Prevalence Drops From 12% to 5.5% Because of More Accurate Testing Methods, New Survey Shows

...participated in the Demographic and Health Survey -- which was conducted between October 2003 and August 2004 -- agreed to undergo HIV testing, Joseph Tedou, director of the government's National Institute of Statistics, said, according to IRIN... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...chlamydia and gonorrhea in the throat or rectum, provided they first perform in-house studies to verify the accuracy of their testing methods in accordance with established federal regulations. The San Francisco Department of Public Health, for... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing in all health care settings for every... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the Test: The Challenges and Opportunities of HIV Testing in Black America

...Right and Our Responsibility Forward: We Can Survive, If We All Know Our Status Executive Summary: Black America and HIV Testing Passing the HIV Test for Black America Black America and HIV Testing The Public Policy Response Why... Read more »
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Pre-cum, testing, etc....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Pre-cum has a higher concentration of HIV than semen. It's been studied under the microscope. That's why they warn against any type of unprotected oral sex as well. Doesn't matter if the guy cums are not....if you have an "opening", the more... Read more »

Testing methods abd CD4 count question.

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
I am going to have another test next week. But here in Ireland the only tests available are ag/ab blood analysis. They only do a PCR test if they find a positive result from the initial test. I dont know what to do. I feel so restricted. And I... Read more »

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OraQuick or at home testing methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi here is my sad little story and my request for some direction. Had unprotected vaginal intercourse a month ago with a gal whose status I dont know and cannot find out. Two days later went to a Planned Parenthood in the city I was visiting and... Read more »