Reason For Not Getting Tested For Hiv
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North Shore University HospitalDear Jase,Thanks for your thoughtful question. For most peole, if they are diagnosed by routine HIV testing, there would be no serious harm in waiting a couple of weeks for a genotype. In a person with a very low CD4 count, or active opportunistic... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You are correct: You are not required by law to do anything. If you feel the situation is a "set up," advise the person in charge at the weight loss center. In case it's not a setup, you could offer to go with the nurse to a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Nick,Thanks for your kind comments.Proceeding directly to your specific questions:1.Even though I have no idea what "possibly lesious" means, I would absolutely agree your HIV risk is negligible to nonexistent.2.Whether it's... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your fears are completely unwarranted. HIV is not transmitted by sweat! Be reasonable. If HIV were so easily transmitted, it would have wiped out the entire planet years ago. See below.Dr. BobHIV infection by sweatMay 6, 2007 Doc, I just read on... Read more »
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Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 ReplyI was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would be appreciated Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesThere is a reason not to use a pcr rna for testing.
I had an oral exposure insertive and receptive with very little cum and caugt an std. I had almost none of the classic symptoms except thrush and swollen lymph nodes and within the first 2 weeks by... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replya few years ago (end of July 1999) I got a test result of ELISA positive, Western Blot negative. I kept getting re-tested once a month for almost seven months. I checked with everyone I had slept with and they all said they were negative (the ones... Read more »
Posted by donBoth you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.
You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
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