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Topping Should I Get Tested

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HIV Risk for a Top (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr. Frascino,I'm a 29 year-old male who was recently in Miami for work conference. I'm a total top (never have bottomed) and had unprotected sex with a guy I met from online. We probably had sex for what seemed like 10 minutes (15 max) and I lost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...know must be done! When it comes to HIV, it's what you don't know that can kill you! (See below.)Good luck.Dr. Bobscared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF... Read more »

please need information about testing method

hello dr.frascino and congratulations for the help you give to all of us.you are an admirable... Read more »

can a person get tested pos after a negative test?

Im hiv+ i don't know for how long but it was detected a couple months ago, i've had sex with my... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon's HIV Prevalence Drops From 12% to 5.5% Because of More Accurate Testing Methods, New Survey Shows

...participated in the Demographic and Health Survey -- which was conducted between October 2003 and August 2004 -- agreed to undergo HIV testing, Joseph Tedou, director of the government's National Institute of Statistics, said, according to IRIN... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Needs to Be "Top Priority," Opinion Piece Says

...especially on prevention," so the "dedicated and committed professional community engaged in this desperate struggle" needs to make testing a "top priority," Richard Holbrooke, president of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS and former... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...chlamydia and gonorrhea in the throat or rectum, provided they first perform in-house studies to verify the accuracy of their testing methods in accordance with established federal regulations. The San Francisco Department of Public Health, for... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing in all health care settings for every... Read more »
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Testing methods abd CD4 count question.

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
I am going to have another test next week. But here in Ireland the only tests available are ag/ab blood analysis. They only do a PCR test if they find a positive result from the initial test. I dont know what to do. I feel so restricted. And I... Read more »

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OraQuick or at home testing methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi here is my sad little story and my request for some direction. Had unprotected vaginal intercourse a month ago with a gal whose status I dont know and cannot find out. Two days later went to a Planned Parenthood in the city I was visiting and... Read more »

Should I test again

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Ive been reading past posts and it seems that I should be fine, but to be extra sure, should I test again? I tetsed negative at 4 months and its been 11 months since i had the riskiest behanvior there is. I just had the flu/cold? and am now worried... Read more »