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Showering Negative At 16 Weeks

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...alcohol, you should be aware that alcohol and nicotine can also promote the growth of yeast. Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore usually disappears after 2-6 weeks. Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of...
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I Donated: Followup on anal poke in shower question

Dr. Frascino:No question...just a big thank you for answering my question and doing it so fast. It meant a great deal to me. I have mailed my check.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was all new to him. I feel fine physically, but I'm scared out of my mind, can't eat and am losing weight. This happened one week ago. What is my risk? Should I have gotten PEP? I am so scared.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Hair conditioner for... Read more »

Pulled out before ejaculation, can I get HIV?

Hi Doc, Here is the situation. I had a 10 min sexual encounter which involved deep kissing, licking (no rimming) and then i inserted by penis (bareback) in him and then pulled out last minute. I dont have HIV (i was tested 2 weeks ago) but i am not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seems to me you could use the advice! You are harboring several misunderstandings!You state: "I don't have HIV (I was tested 2 weeks ago) but I am not sure about the other guy. (I am stupid, I know, should have asked him before I did him, but I... Read more »

gay sero-discordant relationship (MAGNETIC COUPLE PROBLEMS) (SHOULD I DUMP MY POSITIVE LOVER)

Hi,My bf is HIV+, I am not. I thought I could handle the pressure but Im thinking again. I dont know. He is a great guy and would be "the 1" in an ideal world. I read the archives and understnd you are in a happy magnetic relationship, which is why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PERIOD OPINIONMar 29, 2008 Dear Dr. Bob, Some other MD's like Dr. HHH al medhelp.org says that a negative antibody test taken at weeks 6-8 is nearly 100% accurate. Why does he say that?? Do you agree with him?? I've seen in several posts answered... 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
...shorten the window period. Australia, for instance, has published guidelines shortening the time to a definitive test to six weeks. (See below.) Other guidelines used six months. Most now agree three months is adequate. Your HIV-acquisition risk... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...have found these to be safe and effective treatments for osteoporosis. Most authors argue that vitamin D deficiency should be ruled out in any HIV-positive patient with significant osteoporosis to determine the need for extra supplementation. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...activity during any infection: a sexually transmitted disease, or even a cold or flu. Avoid sexual activity within a couple of weeks after getting any vaccinations. If You Are Exposed to HIV ... If a condom breaks, or if you forget to... Read more »
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Once again, Shower guy says bye

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just got my test results once again and it is negative. It is now 4 months and at least 3 weeks since the rash. So I have to say that's it and I have to say goodbye to this board. Just for your info, my symptoms started at Read more »

My last post....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...person's" question about the fact that so many of us have symptoms of hiv but test negative. What's going on? I became sick 2 weeks post exposure. I had a fever to the extent that I had to get up and have a shower during the night. This had... Read more »

Shower guy extremely worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested negative at 3 months. Risk is very low, possible vaginal secretions in a flesh wound. Been having tons of symptoms sice week one but what freaked me out the most was a rash a day after getting my 3 month negative. It was a really bad rash.... Read more »

Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...rubella tests proved otherwise. Naturally, I automatically think it is ARS since I had all kinds of symptoms for the past 11 weeks before the rash. Can the rash come out at the later stages of ARS? I always thought the rash came first and not... Read more »