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Rubbing Stripper Elisa

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...The ELISA (also sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two...
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Butt rubbing stripper question

Hi Dr. Bob,This may seem like a dumb question, but I'm really worried! Last week I was having a drink at a go-go club in Singapore. I was fully dressed, wearing jeans, underwear, and a long t-shirt. This dancer/sex-worker came up to me while I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Johnny,The chances of contracting HIV from a Bouncing Bertha at a Singaporean Badda Bing as as result of her rubbing her tuckus against your home entertainment center, which was "fully dressed, wearing jeans, underware, and a long t-shirt"... Read more »

The Perverbial Rub and Tug - (donation en route)

Dr. Bob,I was going to make my question rhyme in prose but the anxiety is destroying the creativity. A donation to your wonderful organization has been made as well.Basically, full body massage with a happy ending. The masseuse was fully clothed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hair, concerned over HIV. I think I know the answer, but my anxiety will not rest, Even though I did receive a six-week neg ELISA test. My risk I hope was zero, but I leave that for you to tell. I've leveled with my wife, but I am still in living... Read more »

Is this ARS or something else...Please help...I want to donate

Dear Dr. Bob.Firstly, my sincere thanks to you for years of dedicated service helping HIV+ people and so many scared people like me in understanding the risks and symptoms of HIV. I am re-posting this email because I did not receive an answer from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms are not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Your undetectable 17-day HIV RNA PCR and negative 28-day ELISA are encouraging, but not yet definitive. Most of your symptoms could be related to anxiety.You may "believe" you... Read more »

Reactive Elisa but indeterminate Western Blot

I am a 30 year old married heterosexual male. I am in a monogamous relationship and have had sex only with one woman (my wife). I have indulged in protected vaginal intercourse with my wife and it has been protected. We like taking precautions. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Why are you freaking out?Your reactive ELISA and indeterminate Western Blot almost definitely is the result of a false-positive ELISA. (See below.) Your experience at age Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. It can be done on blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...prepared in case you get sick and need to stay home for a week or so; a supply of over-the-counter medicines, alcohol-based hand rubs * (for when soap and water are not available), tissues and other related items could help you to avoid the... Read more »
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cut on head rubbed by stripper

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I recently visited a strip club and received two otherwise unremarkable lap dances. However, during the dances the stripper rubbed my head (which is bald and shaved) several times, joking about it being for good luck. I had a razor cut on top... Read more »

elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...seems people do not know wut im talkin about or do not care. i would like to clear things up since indeterminate is not used in elisa tests. AGAIN, my las possible risk was 8 months ago after having protected sex with a stripper. i tested... Read more »

Elisa and PCR test.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...is very encouraging and that the test can actually pick up antibodies within 3-5 weeks. Are they referring to the PCR test or Elisa test or both? (I just took the Elisa test. Negative after 5 weeks. Does it mean anything?) Read more »

What was my risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...shirt in between us). There was no ejaculation. Afterwards I noticed a little blood coming out of my penis (induced from the rubbing). My penis seemed sore for several weeks afterward. I've tested negative at 6 weeks with ELISA but have some... Read more »