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Reused Needle Elisa

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needle exposure

I had a deep needle injury, patient had a high viral load, and was initiated with pep within 3 hours. Did have many symptoms during the first month, rash, weight loss, and oral mouth ulcers. 3 viral load rna pcr were done and all negative. My pep...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first month were encouraging. There really is no sound evidence for extending a course of PEP beyond 28 days. Your negative ELISA at 12 weeks is very encouraging. The post-PEP HIV-screening guidelines recommend follow-up HIV-antibody tests at... Read more »

infected needle

Dr BOB:i had my anual test with ELISA TEST,it was Negative.I have a doubt,when i was received by... Read more »

I Just Donate again (Reference #: XXXXXXXXX) please last question about Vacuteiner

Doc thanks for your answer,and for all your patience to help people like me. I wish you the best... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...consider themselves lesbians occasionally have sex with men, and can get infected that way. Lesbians who use drugs and share needles can get HIV from a needle that has been used by someone who is HIV positive. The myth: "HIV can be... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...will ask for the names, addresses, e-mails and/or phone numbers of other people (contacts) with whom you have had sex or shared needles. The health department will then try to locate each contact to tell them that they have been exposed to... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? Are you uncertain of your partner's status or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

... How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use Read more »
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Needle freak

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...couldnt get ahold of you would because you have an answering machine would they keep on calling you ? and how accurate is the ELisa test ? Read more »

3.5 elisa, PCR hiv1, Scared pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello Friends, I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 mths elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 pcr both tests done by A.I.M. health labs. I had the symptoms of sweats, weight loss, and white Read more »

Pins and Needle Sensation; Lumps in back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...risk encounter I couldn't eat or sleep for several months. I have tested negative at 9 weeks but started experiencing pins and needles sensations in my legs and arms and lumps in my lower back (lipomas I believe). Is it possible that a nervous... Read more »

18 MONTHS TO FIND OUT latest ELISA tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...without mentioning that the HIV 1/2 test is also available. Don't waste the effort (and trauma of getting your arm stuck with a needle) unless you are getting the latest generation HIV 1/2. This 800-584-8183 place won't give you a hassle... Read more »