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Risk of getting HIV from Rapid finger prick Test. Worried!

Hello! I recently tested negative on a rapid HIV test. WAY LONG out of the window period! So Woo- Hoo! Silly me has gotten the funny idea in my head that I could possibly contract HIV from the rapid finger prick test that was given to me.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... Read more »

cut finger - need 2 know chances of getting hiv

I had little cut on finger which was not bleeding but i could see it was wet from white blood or... Read more »

Chances of getting genital herpes from cunningiligus, analingus and fingering

Hello Doctor Frascino, I would first like to truly applaud you for everything you have done for so... Read more »
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OraSure Gets OK for Hepatitis Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it has approved the first rapid-result blood test for the hepatitis C virus. The test is manufactured by OraSure Technologies, which already has approval to sell it in Europe. FDA approved the... Read more »
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San Francisco Clinics Getting High False-Positive Rate on Oral HIV Test

According to San Francisco Department of Public Health officials, analyses of more than 6,000 rapid-result oral HIV tests conducted in city public health clinics since spring found 47 positive results in patients who were negative in follow-up... Read more »
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Sharon on Getting Sober and Getting Custody After an HIV Diagnosis

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Hot Topics: Vaccinations; Fingering; Returning to Work; Cure Progress; and More

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Fingering - Pre-cum, heused same hand to finger me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently got fingered by a guy who was jackijng off a bit before with the same hand. I am trying to assess the risk of the situation. Isn't this the same as unprotected anal sex, in a way, because pre-cum that got on his finger easily could have... Read more »

getting tested today 4 pm

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a low risk incounter (insertive oral) but Ive had all the symtoms and then some. It's been eleven weeks but I can't waite any longer I feel Like Shit. Here is my story After my incounter My penis felt like I had a urethra so I went to the... Read more »

Getting tested tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone.. I am so scared I could throw up, I know I have been almost convincing myself I am positive that I already feel bad, and this has been going on for a couple days, I mean, this bad, Before it used to be just something small that... Read more »

Keep your fingers crossed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well, kids, this is it. For those of you who know my story, it has been 8 months since my last possible exposure. I am finally getting tested again. I skipped my 6 month because I was scared, but now I can wait no longer. I have met a wonderful man... Read more »