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Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Other non-occupational HIV PEP programs may be available through emergency rooms or local clinics. Your city or state department of public health may have more information about HIV nPEP programs in your area. This list merely reflects formal programs that we are aware of at the time of publication. Commentary The decision to use nPEP is a difficult one. Even if you participated in an activity that put you at high risk for HIV infection,...
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Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,WOO-HOO! Are you actually admitting I was right??? WOWZA! Well spank my butt and call me a Republican. I can hardly believe the words I'm reading! BRAVO K for believing your definitive and conclusive test results. Many folks who have... Read more »

First time exposure to HIV. Am I infected?

Dr. Frascino,I am not even sure if this is the right forum on which to ask this question, but here is my dilemma. I have been in a monogamous relationship with my boyfriend for three years. Both of us tested negative when we started dating and both...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Sir,This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his... Read more »

First time exposure to HIV. Am I infected?

Dr. Frascino, Here is my dilemma. I have been in a monogamous relationship with my boyfriend for three years. Both of us tested negative at the beginning of our relationship. After a heated argument last week, I got pretty intoxicated and ended up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. That your random-hook-up-bottom-boy tops his positively charged partner bareback is worrisome. I agree with you this carries considerable risk. What his HIV test... Read more »

What is the time for exposure to HIV?

I had sex with a prostitute 6 years back.Till now I havent slept with anyone except my wife.I have undergone ELISA tests every year and it has turned out negative. Is there anything to be concerned here ? Am I still at risk ?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Good news, you are negative from the experience 6 years ago. The standards of testing for HIV tests, whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days.In kindness, Shannon... Read more »
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Test was negative at 10 weeks after hiv exposure? Can someone tell me what type of hiv test it was?

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv 4 or 5 times on July 31st. 4 days later she told me she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital that same day and got pep and took it for a month. I stopped taking it on September 9th.

I got a rapid... Read more »

Possible exposure to hiv and subsequent testing schedule

Posted by stuffjunk, 1 Reply
Hi,

So on December 5th I had receptive anal sex with a 20 year old guy I met online. We used condoms and lubricant, however very shortly after first achieving intromission he noticed that the condom had torn. We replaced it and continued. We both... Read more »

negative HIV1 and 2 tests after approx 5 months of exposure

Posted by ronny090, 2 Replies
i live in India and had protected ( i am not sure if the condom broke or something wrong happened, once i saw that comdom was tampered while i was taking it out) sex with commercial sex workers around 9 women over a period of 2 years..from 2009 to... Read more »

Risk of exposure and how to cope until HIV testing date (6 months from now)?

Posted by JohnKan, 1 Reply
Hi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »