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Testing Negative After Sharing A Joint

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Dang just get tested

I found out my husband contracted HIV though sharing needles. I didn't even know he was on drugs. Two weeks after we had unprotected sex (before I knew he was positive or even a drug addict)I contracted a fever, rash on my stomach, and joint pain so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your thanks and for taking the time to write in and share your story. I'm confident it will help others still trapped in their own version of "worried-well-hell." Be well. Stay well.Dr. Read more »

Cunnilingus/Rimming Negative Test

Dr. Frascino,Just a note to express my gratitude and let you know how valuable your work is for the... Read more »

Please Doctor! I am sure Hep C has affected tests.

What exactly is Acute Hep C, because I am pretty confident that is what I had that made me so sick... Read more »
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...own-name-forgetting, wake-the-neighbors" sex life that he and Dr. Steve enjoy, despite their magnetic status. Dr. Steve is HIV negative, while Dr. Bob has been living with HIV since 1991. We all know Dr. Bob's thoughts on their relationship, but... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
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Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
...play a lot of dancing games). Also, my sight sometimes goes double. I was so worried that i made a test, a quick test. It came negative, but i really dont know if i should be calmed. i feel really bad, and my situation is psychological too. i... Read more »

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Posted by PVS, 1 Reply
...length of time after infection that it takes for a person to develop enough specific antibodies to be detected by our current testing methods. If an individual engages in unsafe sex or shares drug injection equipment and becomes infected, the... Read more »

For those in the window but with a negative result

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...retake the positive feeling in this forum and to help others, how many of you are in the 3 month window period with 4, 6, 8 weeks negative tests? Im starting this thread to help those friends that ask about it. Just to share experiences. Im... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...length of time after infection that it takes for a person to develop enough specific antibodies to be detected by our current testing methods. If an individual engages in unsafe sex or shares drug injection equipment and becomes infected, the... Read more »