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Testing Negative After Blood In Food

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Will Donate! Blood in Refrigerated Food

I just ate a wrap that I think had blood on it and was refrigerated (which I'm worried preserved the HIV). After eating the first half I noticed a small blood smear on the second half of the wrap along the cut line. I am really worried. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body, even if kept in the refrigerator! It's a virus -- frevinsakes! -- not a banana cream pie!Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV test and testing prerequsites

Sir, I just have 2 concerns that I am putting forward to you:1.Is there any restriction /... Read more »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

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negative or positive?

Posted by wasek, 1 Reply
...a confirmed (by elisa, western blot) hiv+ person after 3 years became negative repeatedly by hiv rna rt pcr. he had no drugs other than a specific combination of food items thrice a day for 3 months. Read more »

Negative after 40 days ! Is this valuable ?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello everyone, I have a negative rapid test after 40 days of exposure ? Is this valuable since I am gonna get married ? Is there any documented case of Read more »

"I freakin knew it"

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...false pos and confirmed to be a mistake, well my question to the FDA was what are you doing to insure we don't have any false negs, he could not answer. I really like the Dept. of HIV thru the FDA, he has called me back on several occasions and... Read more »

just tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV infection...well from there on it was a nightmare...i was realeased from the hospital and gathered up the courage to get tested...i have not exactly lived a sin free life so i was scared to death...after waiting 8 long days...with no sleep... Read more »