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Should I Get Tested After Touching Scratch On Skin

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Drunk as can be!!

I went to this gay bar with some friends. (I'm a straight woman) One of our friends has HIV and I sound ignorant asking, but I want to be more knowledgable about thi subject.So this is what happened... He was SUPER DRUNK!He grabbed me from behind...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the guidelines recommend an HIV-antibody test (ELISA, EIA, rapid test) at the three-month mark for a definitive result. PCR testing is not recommended for routine HIV screening due to the rate of false positives, other technical concerns and... Read more »

French Aussie Down -- But not yet Out !! This Mate Needs a Little Assistance !

Dr Bob, Thank You so much for your quick response and thinking of me by answering my question. I... Read more »
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Molluscum

...it is not possible to avoid being exposed to it. However, if you have molluscum you should make sure that the lesions don't touch anyone else. You should also be careful not to spread molluscum to different parts of your body. Be careful not to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...measure to take key readings, such as biceps, thigh, waist, and hips. A trained technician is very important for this method. Skinfold measurements Calipers (a metal tool) are used to "pinch" body tissue in several places. The measurements... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
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 »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...penetration and withdrew after ejaculation. However, I am scared that i might have gotten some vaginal fluid on my hand and touched my penis after removing the condom. I also rubbed the surface of her vagina with my fingers before putting on the... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...Hello I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long... Read more »

Exposure Scenario question

Posted by theasker21, 2 Replies
...the amount of open wounds he had and his scratching and the 10 day old finger prick I had, could there be exposure risk from touching the bottle if he were HIV positive?Take into account that my finger wound was 10 days old but still visible as a... Read more »

Can somebody PLEASE respond

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...from may 20-may 28. are these ARS symptoms? I didn't do PEP for any of these because my mom won't let me (i'm only 16.5). is testing or PEP warranted? n if a 6,7,8,9, or 10 week test isn't definitive but extremely encouraging, what's the chance... Read more »