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Sex With A Prostitute And Dna Pcr Testing

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Onset of ARS - Symptoms - DNA PCR Test

Hello, Dr. Holodniy.Exactly 10 days ago I had what I thought was a low risk encounter with a prostitute. We did not have oral, anal or vaginal sex. Instead, with some massage oil that she provided, she massaged my back. I then massaged her back...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. That's a little early, but yes.2. Unlikely.3. Your risk is essentially zero. It's your money.MH... Read more »

dna by pcr test

I messed up and slept with a prostitute. A condom was worn correctly. Ive been paranoid that i... Read more »

Medication after DNA PCR test

Hello Dr. Bob,Thanks for this site and all the great info.I had protected sex with a prostitute on... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Dakota House Panel OKs AIDS Testing of Prostitutes

The House Health and Human Services Committee gave unanimous approval Thursday to a measure that would require persons convicted of prostitution or soliciting prostitutes to be tested for HIV. The bill would also give anyone who has had sex with a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Under Wraps, Prostitution Rife in North Afghanistan

Though strict Islamic law forbids it, more and more women in northern Afghanistan are turning to sex work to escape poverty, say doctors worried about the spread of HIV/AIDS. "Unfortunately, the public is not aware of the risk of HIV infection,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mexican Border City of Tijuana Tries to Make Prostitution Safer

On Aug. 12, new regulations took effect requiring Tijuana's sex workers to pass monthly STD exams as part of revised standards aimed at protecting their health and shutting down unsafe brothels. The city will issue electronic cards to replace the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Virus Infects Vietnamese Prostitutes

A new report reveals that over one-fifth of commercial sex workers in Vietnam are infected with HIV, up significantly from just two years ago. The findings are based on a survey conducted late last year by the Vietnamese ministry of labor and social... Read more »
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Proviral DNA PCR Test--Please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an oral sex encounter in a gay bathhouse about 6 weeks ago. We both gave each other blow jobs without a condom. I came in his mouth...he did not cum in mine.

I have been tested for all STDs (syph, chlamydia, gonnoreah, hep B, herpes, etc),... Read more »

PCR-DNA and RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I only recently had a "low risk" exposure (the receiver of unprotected oral sex and did not know the status of my male partner). I have been reading many of the posts and comments here and have seen PCR-DNA and RNA tests for HIV. What are these... Read more »

Yet another PCR DNA question!!

Posted by needhelp02, 1 Reply
Please, everyone don't kill me here. I am just trying to find information, that's all. Quest Diagnostics says that the PCR DNA exam could yet false negatives for very low lymphoctyes. Does anyone know if this means just CD4s or all lymphoctyes... Read more »

Window period for DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings,

I had possible exposure to HIV 3 weeks ago. In a week's time I am leaving for a place that doesnot have any discrete HIV testing facilities. I am tempted to go for a DNA PCR test.

It would help a lot if you can tell me what is the actual... Read more »