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Touching Broken Skin Negative At 3 Months

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any risk of HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet...
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Oral Sex and PEP / Confirmed Exposure

Hi Dr. Bob. Thank you so much for your work, we all appreciate it very much. Last night, I drank heavily and I don't remember all the details perfectly but I had a protected sex 3 times with a sex worker in Thailand. She told me that she is HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that your definitive HIV tests are negative. Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing but until they see their negative results they are absolute basket cases. Similarly all the folks who have a paper cut and touched a stripper while cheating on their wife or jacked off a closeted gay Republican in an airport restroom on... Read more »

what is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?

Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure at a strip club in SF. I received an uprotected blowjob and did rapid test bout 14 weeks after the exposure which was negative. Can I take this as conclusive and do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing but until they see their negative results they are absolute basket cases. Similarly all the folks who have a paper cut and touched a stripper while cheating on their wife or jacked off a closeted gay Republican in an airport restroom on... Read more »

more of a comment than a question (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS, 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,It's Rob here again (president of the ex-worried well club). So I've started volunteering at my local AIDS service organization. You've inspired me to get out there and help out. I've learned SO much from your forum, but there was one...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing but until they see their negative results they are absolute basket cases. Similarly all the folks who have a paper cut and touched a stripper while cheating on their wife or jacked off a closeted gay Republican in an airport restroom on... Read more »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children more than 3 months old. Although the practice has not received FDA approval, lamivudine may be used to prevent health care workers... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...care provider should order LFTs before you start taking Viramune and test your blood frequently during the first three to four months of treatment. PIs, especially full-dose Norvir (ritonavir) and Aptivus given with Norvir, are also associated... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...continues as long as your CD4 cell count is low enough for you to develop MAC. If your CD4 cell count goes above 100 for 3 to 6 months, your health care provider may recommend stopping clarithromycin. Regular clarithromycin tablets can be taken... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...TESTING: A blood test shows whether HIV antibodies are carried in the blood. Certain conditions can cause a false positive or negative result. Therefore, tests should be confirmed with a second test. With an incubation period generally lasting... Read more »

Pleeeaaassee somebody help me!!!

Posted by 25051972488, 6 Replies
...increase as I have some rash on my face that itches. I also look very thin and I have been severely stressed for the past 3 months. Please help me my friends!! What do you all think? Am I infected??? Read more »

Negative at 3 months.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I recently tested negative at 3 months following an unprotected sex incident. Is this considered conclusive or is more testing needed? Read more »

could this have comprimised a 3 month negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...an iv drug user pounds your immune system....but what about pounding oral anti inflamatorys??? i know your not dr's and a 3 month is conclusive, just wondering if in fact taking medication like i have been mayhave immonusuppressed me. thanks Read more »