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Time Frame For Hiv Blood Test Results

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Barber Shop Blood - ARS Time Frame and Realistic Conern! Please Help Dr., Please!

Dr. FascinoAgain, let me say, thank you so very much for all that you do...You help so many people. This being my second question asked, I feel that another donation is needed, and luckily payday is just around the corner!Ok, now my real scare and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello O,Too crazy to be a coincidence? I certainly don't think so! Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. I doubt the bleeding barber transferred fresh blood into your eyes, into your nose or into your mouth! Please note, the... Read more »

Time Frame on PCR Testing

Ryan, thank you for your time. I am a bisexual man and about 22 days ago my girlfriend, myself and... Read more »

time frames

A friend of mine had a blood transfussion in 97, she says she had to sign papers stating if she got... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Orleans: New HIV Test Cuts Wait Time for Results

Editor's Note: This story contains factual errors that have subsequently been corrected. Please click here for the corrections. For the past month, three New Orleans sites have offered HIV testing using a recently approved blood test that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Get HIV Test, Results Within the Hour

This year for the first time, several central Florida clinics were offering rapid-result HIV tests on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. With the conventional blood test whose results typically took about two weeks, "The retention rate was pretty... Read more »
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Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada OKs First Rapid-Result HIV Test for Doctor's Office, Clinics

On Oct. 25, Health Canada approved for the first time a rapid HIV test for use in doctors' offices, clinics and hospital emergency rooms. Using a drop of blood, the Insti HIV antibody test produces results in 60 seconds on average, said Richard... Read more »
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some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I... Read more »

symptoms time frame?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi, i had risky unprotected sex with a woman 3 months ago. after about 3 weeks i developed general but strong symptoms.. fatigue, sore throat, fever, etc. Now, after 3 months i'm experiencing daily diarrhea (everyday for over 1 week now) and mild... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

Framed ?!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am sexually inactive, and not sexually abused. But I made a mistake once in my entire life before getting married. I went to a sauna club for normal massage. That is the great MISTAKE I had ever made as I never go to such place. With curosity, the... Read more »