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Sore In Mouth Negative At 16 Weeks

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real risk,real symptoms,despite 16 weeks negative

dear doctor bobi have written many times in the past to you,but i dont know wht you prefer to chose to answer questions pertaining to non risk situations and u ignore my real risk encounter.My situation goes like this..i had unprotected vaginal sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...responded to many very similar concerns in the past. (Check the archives!) In addition your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 16 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. I've discussed negative HIV tests taken outside the... Read more »

CBC Results Normal after one year of possible HIV exposition?

I am a male of 16 years and I had a possible exposition of HIV, one year ago. Recently, I had a CBC... Read more »

East of Asia and still concern "resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum"

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negative at 13.5 weeks is this conclusive?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...i tested at 12 weeks and 13.5 both negative i had the oraquick and orasure test done both negative... it this conclusive or should i get an elisa Read more »

This Cowboy is NEGATIVE!! at 10wks...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...it really makes a difference to have guys like you to share this tough times with. Even though I will take another test in 3 weeks (the 13wks mark), I feel really, really good about it. I kind of know what they mean when they say.. symptoms... Read more »

weird mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...recently found some in the corner of my mouth, up my my molars and under my jaw. (no where near the tonsils) I tested neg at 13 weeks, but am scared b/c these sypmtoms didn't start until after the "exposure (me giving oral). HELP! Should I get a... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? Read more »