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Rapid Std And Hiv Testing In Nyc

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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The accuracy of OraQuick/Orasure? Cant even mini woo hoo?? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob,I just did a rapid OraQuick or Orasure, not sure. The doc swabbed my lower and upper gums, not sure if they swabbed my cheeks, but he swabbed it very quick (I am sure not more than 1-2min) and I am not sure if it more than 1 min and I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...day. I ONLY have one sex partner, which are my wife and no one else. I saw a doc about it and he told me it is probably not STD but I am still worry as I had a single exposure while being masturbated by a massage girl in the past and she touched... Read more »

Once for all question about Rapid hiv tests. Donated 40 Dollar!

Dear Doctor,My question is straight forward.I had sex with a girl in Thailand 5 times wihout condom. I tested my self 5 times since that, 4th,6,9,12 and 32 weeks after last sex. All test were Rapid hiv test which tests AB and AG. I think its 4th...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected sex is risky business and definitely placed you at risk for STDs, including HIV.Fortunately your negative rapid HIV tests out to 32 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prescribed me bacterium. After 1 week of that not working and a pain in my left side of my groin the clinic decided to do a whole STD test. Even a culture test for gonorrhea oh what fun!!(this was 14 days after the non protective sex)...6 days... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

...Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) (early release). The MMWR report covers oral fluid rapid HIV testing done in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in New York City (NYC) from March 2005 through May 2008. STD clinics in NYC... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...greatly appreciated. i know a lot of this knowledge is available in pieces, but i am in dire need of some basic knowledge quickly. best regards, knut Read more »

No rapid test is as good as ELISA.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Do some research about the way the tests works. No rapid test will ever be as accurate as ELISA. For example, the rapid test uses just one or two drops of blood. The ELISA uses a lot Read more »

Has anyone taken a rapid test before!!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...a sore throat the day after it happened. However, I know that ARS takes 2 weeks to show up. I have been cleared of all other STDS and my pap is normal. If anyone has any experiences, I really could use the support and stories. thank you Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...1977. You have used street drugs by injection since 1977, especially when sharing needles and/or other equipment. You have a sexually transmitted disease (STD), including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). You are a health care worker with... Read more »