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Testing Negative After Picking Your Nose

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Testing and possible ARS

Hi Dr. Bob, I've been looking at the site here now for almost a month and appreciate all the feedback that is given here. I must say it has been a help to some degree in my current situation. But hopefully you can give me some insight or even at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unknown HIV status. This does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Responding to your three questions:1. A negative three-week HIV-antibody test is encouraging, but not definitive or conclusive.2. No, not necessarily. By the... Read more »

Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post... Read more »

Testing during ARS "2"

DR. Bob, thanks a million for your positive support for all positive HIV, I wonder where do you get... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...What are the symptoms of AIDS? How long do I have to wait until I get tested for HIV? What is the approximate timeline of testing and symptoms for HIV/AIDS? When taking an antibody test, what does a negative, positive or indeterminate test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You the 2009 H1N1 virus sometimes called "swine flu"? This virus was originally referred to as "swine flu" because laboratory testing showed that many of the genes in the virus were very similar to influenza viruses that normally occur in pigs... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan on "Bridges to Access." Website also has information on Medicare and other programs. For patient assistance with tropism testing for Selzentry, call the Monogram Biosciences PAP at 1-877-436-6243 . Got a comment on this article?... Read more »
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Bloody Nose While Kissing

Posted by Sharpie, 1 Reply
...His blood got on my face around the upper lip and nose area. While he says he is negative, I want to be sure if I should get tested or not. Is there a risk here? I am not 100% certain if his blood entered my mouth or nose. Best, Read more »

Symtoms and neg test after 16 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Im wondering for those who have experienced ars, how long the rash last? I have still rash for over 9 weeks. I had a high risk. Thanks. Read more »

Automimmune diseases

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...that autoimmune diseases slow the creation of antibodies? i have crhons disease and I havent had anyone answer my question. I tested negative at 5 months (156 days) after a 1 time insertive vaginal experience with a sex worker at a bachelor... Read more »

6 month test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I took my 6 month test on 8/3. This waiting is killing me! The health dept said it would take about 2weeks!!! I tested several times in the past (8,11 and 15 weeks)all were negative. I'm just scared that this test may come back different! Please Read more »