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Should I Get Tested After Sharing Vibrators

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please read will donate a lot, scared college student 3 Months and scared about symptoms, my story is probably shared by a lot of students out there, giv me the strength to get tested

I have written you before concerend about three months ago, I am still very concerned from the same incident, but if you dont rmeebr I had protected sex with a european sex worker (as if nationality matters..) three months ago. About two days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while, etc. are not worrisome for HIV/AIDS, and are most likely caused by your anxiety over this whole issue.Too scared to get tested??? I can't imagine why. Your risk is nonexistent and your symptoms, not consistent with HIV/AIDS. Stop... Read more »

Toothbrush sharing with a Hep B person

my 2 yr old took my relative's toothbrush and put it in his mouth while I wasn't looking. My cousin... Read more »

Toothbrush accidentally shared

Dear Dr. Barbara,Three months ago, I accidentally used my sister-in-law's toothbrush. She doesn't... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Flashblood: Blood Sharing Among Female Injecting Drug Users in Tanzania

In the practice called "flashblood," a syringe-full of blood is passed from someone who has just injected heroin to a second person, who then injects the blood in lieu of heroin. The current study examines the association between flashblood use and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Egypt: Needle Sharing by Drug Users a Dangerous Sign

...that would give them HIV," he said. Freedom's employees not only educate clients about HIV, but also encourage users to get tested anonymously at a center that FHI helped the government establish. About 40 clients and a few Freedom staffers have... Read more »
The Body

Recently Diagnosed With HIV? African Americans Share Their Advice

...couple of years ago and I went with him to get his test. At the time that he got the test, we were sitting in the lobby of the testing place and he had received his diagnosis. He didn't say anything to me, so we got through it and, me just being... Read more »
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Sharing toothbrushes

Posted by StupidMe, 1 Reply
...wandering what the real risk is. Is it zero, theoretical, negligible, low...etc? I'm asking because I had a hiv risk 3 years ago. I tested -ve but, over the last year I've developed several hiv related symptoms. Over the years my kids have used... Read more »

I want to share...

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...possible to miscarry from stress, and she said absolutely. She asked me what I was so stressed about... so I told her my whole testing story... blah blah blah. And she replies with, "Well what made you think you had to get tested for that?" Now... Read more »

Some information that i wish to share!

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...cases, however he has seen patients who has past the 3months windows period get infected. He told me that there are some who tested at 4 months, results came out negative and again tested at 7 months, this time the results is positive. They did... Read more »

sharing

Posted by soafraid, 2 Replies
...I would like to share my experience. December 2004 when i had unprotected contact with my boyfriend. I wasnt afraid of having contacted hiv that time Read more »