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Testing Negative After Foreplay

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ARS symptom?

Hi Dr. Bob. Thanks for your time reading this. I will explain the scenario of my exposure. I had a cut on my thumb from a knife 3 days before exposure. During foreplay I used a finger on a girls front. For all I know, she started bleeding, I pulled...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi K.G.,HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive. That said, your negative rapid test at 2.5 months is extremely encouraging because the vast majority (but not all) of HIV-infected folks will have Read more »

From Hong Kong

HI Dr. Bob,I come from hong kong and please forgive my bad english.I performed oral sex on a sex... Read more »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results.... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...drugresistance (info on drug resistance in section below). You will then need totake steps to correct the problem, including additional testing and consideringchanging drug treatments. Resistance Test Even though HIV drugs are designed to... Read more »
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oral sex

Posted by caguy, 1 Reply poz and on meds to supress it. I am so overly freaked out now that I have got it I dont know what to do? Should I go get tested? How much at risk am I at? I am really at a loss now and freaking out about this. Any one have any advice on what I... Read more »

Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...feel a irratable tingle sensation in my anus. I need help anyone with any feedback is much appreciated. Also I went to get tested after 10 days results were negative, but the nurse told me that its an antibody test and in 10 days there is no... Read more »

Risk of breast secretions to adults

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...worried about the secretions. I tested for EIA HIV-1 at 10th day, 7th week and 90th day. all negative. My doctor insists on testing at 6 months. What are my chances of contracting the HIV? If I was infected with HIV-2 would that have been picked... Read more »

to uhoh, confused, others

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Some of you may remember me. I only posted a few times about a year ago. I am one of the original 8 that still has symptoms but tested negative at 12 months ELISA and PCR. It's been 14 months since my exposure. I had ruled HIV out and went on... Read more »