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Another question from the overly worried healthcare worker!

Hi Dr. Frascino I wanted to reply to your question about why I had to wait 3-4 weeks for my results. The reason being that they send the sample to the state lab instead of a private lab. I actually went to my local health department, and they told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Overly Worried Health Care Worker,Regarding the length of time it takes to get HIV test results back, I don't agree. Certainly the health department Read more »

worried flight attendant

Dear Dr.Bob,Thank you most kindly for your answer. I was starting to get a bit worried because 12... Read more »
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...your health care provider will probably want you to get a second test tosee if the results are the same as the first one. Don't worry too much about asingle unexpected result -- usually trends over time are more important. Most lab reports show... Read more »
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... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a 29 years old guy and have been reading through all the threads even after my neg test result and still feel very very worried wells, can anyone give me come advise what am I going through...many many thanks in advance... My case is as... Read more »

So Worried

Posted by Lust, 1 Reply
...after the incident but I was neg. Well, I had a facial breakout issue. It really isn't a breakout but its more like a recurring bump on my face. It swells up large and I busted it, it was puss and blood. I thought nothing of it, but then another... Read more »

HIV WORRY NO HELP

Posted by NoLife, 2 Replies
...first HIV and STD tests. Results where negative. Anyway September 2005 i had muscle stiffness, mouth ulser and permininetn white bumps on my lips. Now, my cuts take a while to heal and when they do, there is a red pigment left where it was on... Read more »

Still worried, helpful clues as to my problems?

Posted by detino04, 5 Replies
...pretty close together, but out of curiosity.. Is the head of a penis on the rim all the way around, supposed to look like minute bumps on the rim? Because if I didn't know better I'd say the red dots might be around the rim of my penis, but not... Read more »