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HIV Transmission

...you are HIV positive If you protect yourself in these ways, you do not need to be afraid of getting or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing exercise equipment Bug bites
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antigen plus antibody hiv test

Dear Dr. Bob,I am married to a wonderful young lady and I have two beautiful kids.The reason why I am telling you about all this is help determining if the symptoms I have are stress related.I am a guy and I had full intercourse sex with a Russian...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello John,1.HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Herpes is much easier to contract than HIV. Herpes can be spread by skin-to-skin Read more »

can i woo-hoo too? (TESTING GUIDELINES)

hi Dr robert. i received oral sex from a person i dont know at all.i got tested for hiv on the 2nd and on the 3rd month,both negative.i know that i have to get retested on the 6th month just to be extra sure.but some doctors told me that an hiv test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for testing? Would a HIV Antibody test 4 weeks (28 days) post exposure be at all reliable or indicative? what about the other testing methods PCR p24 etc? 4)I can't sleep, work or function properly with this over my head, I just got to know, your... Read more »

Found out Partner Tested Poz

I had unprotected sex about a week ago. We had sex first using a condom, then the last 5-10 minutes, we mututally decided to not use a condom...So i came inside. After that, i took a piss, showered, went to bed.Then in the morning, we get frisky...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Dr.Frascino, I need your advice

Good morning Dr.Frascino, I've been recently looking through your archives and am still puzzled. I find myself questioning the integrity of Oral tests. I've read some posts by other readers that have, for the most part, put my mind to rest but am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Mikey,Three negative oral OraQuick Advance tests five years after your last potential exposure are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. Additional testing of any type is not warranted.Having difficulty losing weight is not a... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

... How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a... Read more »
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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

... Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

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HIV Testing

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Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...another new test. I cant rmbr the name but I get those results this week. It is some kind of early detection test.. is this HIV?? Please help Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...have formulated all these little scenarios which I need clarification on: 1. He lives in a college/university residence whereby showers, bathrooms etc are shared. What if someone masturbated in the shower prior to him using it and there was semen... Read more »

possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...thanks everybody who read this. i'm a sexually active woman but try to use condom everytime to avoid HIV, caz im so scared of getting infected, even so i can't abstain from casual sex. yesterday i had sex with a guy i met in a bar, Read more »

help me worried sick ... can do it anymore

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...me............. am i crazy or do i have something to worry about. i feel so sad and depressed all the time i stay in my pgs all day shower at about 12:am and get into pgs and get on the computer until 3-4am and go to bed get up at around 12... Read more »