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False Negative on PCR Test? (GLORYHOLE ANAL SEX, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob - thanks so much for your terrific site. You are an inspiration to so many. It is an incredible resource. I recently had an "unexpected" MSM encounter in an adult bookstore. I say "unexpected" because I got onion rings when I thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk is exceedingly low.2. You didn't actually ask a question here. Rather, you just stated your lab results.3. PCR testing is generally not recommended for routine HIV screening. An HIV-antibody test outside the window period... Read more »

RNA testing after anal sex

After condom break during receptive anal sex 7 days ago with a partner of unknown hiv status, I am... Read more »

Mulder says the wooohooo is out there

I first want to say that you are an amazing individual. How you stay in such good spirits with all... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

...risks from fingering someone? Can you get HIV or another sexually transmitted disease from a person who is not infected? Does anal sex "make" the HIV virus? What are the symptoms of HIV/AIDS? How long do I have to wait until I get tested... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

... Just 23 percent of New York City women who had anal sex with men in the past year reported always using condoms, a recent city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report found. Read more »
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PCR Test Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What exactly is PCR test and where can I get it done? Can it be done annonymously? How reliable is this test? I had heard that it produces a lot Read more »

Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...away before I could see him. 15 days after the low exposure, a papiloma wart appeared on my peanest very fast (i didnt have anal sex, just frottage, mutual masturbation). 23 days after the exposure i had a negative ELISA 3rd generation. But,... Read more »

Very Frustrating!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had unprotected receptive anal sex for the first time just over 6 months ago (big stupid mistake I know). The person says they are healthy but that is all I can Read more »

Jocko's Story (again)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...but here it is again: On Dec. 30th, I was with a transvestite sex worker. I received some oral sex, and we decided to have anal sex. I briefly penetrated him for about 20-30 seconds without protection. After that, I put on a condom and... Read more »