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Topping With Condom Negative Elisa At 16 Weeks

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8 ELISA & 3 PCR tests after PEP (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

Dear Dr. Bob,Hw r u? am 28 yrs old south African. i had written u b4...bt didn't get reply...i know u r really busy helping ppl. pls this time reply me...i beg u.On the 30th of Jan 2008 i hada condom failure with a sex worker in Dubai. i used 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for routine HIV screening, due to the rate of false-positives, other technical concerns and cost. So, do I think you are HIV negative? Yes, I do. However, if you want to follow the post-PEP testing guidelines, you should get a single (as in only... Read more »

Pos EIA, Neg WB (POSITIVE ELISA, NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT)

I am a 30 year male who had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a female I did not know almost 3... Read more »

Condom Permeability (CONDOMS)

Some recent questions posted in the forum are really intresting and I would like the discussion to... Read more »
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Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 ... Read more »
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elisa test

Posted by elmarto, 1 Reply
...HI IM EDUARDO FROM ARGENTINA. I HAVE SOME DOUBTS ABOUT ELISA TEST. I HAVE 2 NEGATIVES ELISA( 5 WEEKS AND 21 WEEKS AFTER RISKY EXPOSE WITH POSITIVE PERSON) IS THIS OK OR I MUST BE WORRIED??? THANKS AND SORRY FOR Read more »

negative at 13.5 weeks is this conclusive?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...i tested at 12 weeks and 13.5 both negative i had the oraquick and orasure test done both negative... it this conclusive or should i get an elisa Read more »

elisa 4-8 weeks, two hemograms but...

Posted by murano, 1 Reply
...symptons: -pharyngittis ( today persist) -night sweats for 20 consecutive days My test: elisa fourth generation Ag/Ab with negative result on days 28 and 55 I know that I should wait 3 months but i would like to hear your opinions. another... Read more »

Condom Broke

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
...Hello, On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole act lasted maybe a minute at the most. Read more »