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Immediate HIV Exposure Question (LISTERINE, 2010)

I was in a gloryhole situation at an adult bookstore. We exchanged unprotected oral, which I understand to be a low statistical risk albeit inadvisable. Before I knew what was going on he had placed his rear end to the hole, and I took a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease.My advice:1.Get an HIV test three months or more after your last potential HIV exposure.2.Use a latex condom and water-based lubricant for all penetrative sex.3.Get counseling for your "sex... Read more »

Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...K.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,OK K, I'm cutting you off and not responding to any more of your rants until you actually get tested. My assessment and advice have not and will not change. These interchanges are obviously not helpful.I'll look... Read more »

3 questions, 3 donations & No answer, exposure to HIV at orphanage in Zambia / Africa. Please help.

This is my 3rd question, please answer me, i feel suicidal, i have sent 3 donations with each question!I was exposed to HIV from the blood of a person with HIV at an orphanage in africa. I have just had my results back from a Proviral DNA/RNA check...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encouraging piece of news, but it also is not definitive or conclusive. Although I certainly understand the anxiety surrounding an HIV exposure, the best and most reliable/definitive assay remains an HIV-antibody test (ELISA or equivalent) at the... Read more »

HIV test after 7 months - exposure with HIV positive person

Dear doctor,I tested negative on fourth generation HIV A,B/p24 test on day 223 since my oral exposure to semen of HIV confirmed positive person without therapy (I did unprotected oral sex with ejaculation). How "woohoo" conclusive is my result for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mike,Your negative HIV test at day 223 is definitive and conclusive. You know what comes next. Yep, that's right: WOO-HOO!Be well. Stay well. You're welcome for my short "answear".Dr. Bob Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...tests. How do I know which one I should take? The combination of an Elisa/Western Blot HIV Antibody Test is the traditional testing method for HIV infection. This combination test is looking for the antibodies that develop to fight the HIV... Read more »
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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...that comes up when most couples start dating. You may not know the HIV status of your partner. You might not even have been tested yourself. It can be very difficult to talk about HIV status. See Fact Sheet 204 for some ideas. What Are the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...than 3 days) after the exposure has occurred. PEP should NOT be seen as a substitute for practices that can help avoid HIV exposure in the first place, such as consistent and correct use of condoms, abstinence from sex or mutual monogamy... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

Exposure to HIV .PLEASE HLEP ME !!!!!

Posted by teoqn2
...Dear doctors,please help me ,few days a go ,i went to a HIV Testing Centre to test for HIV, the result is negative but before i was taken blood , there are two spouses were HIV ,also come to this Read more »

is it hiv exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...having some very little vaginal fluids on fingers while putting the condom can be hiv exposure? Read more »