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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...by a laboratory test called a culture. A culture is done when your health care provider uses a swab to get and study material from a suspected herpes sore. You may still have genital herpes, however, even if your culture is negative (which means it does not show HSV). A blood test called type-specific test can tell whether you are infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2. The type-specific test results plus the location of the sores will help your...
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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
...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 a woohooo? I see in some of your answers you say test at 3 and 6 months.... Read more »

Big weenie guy once again (6 WEEKS VS 3 MONTHS VS 6 MONTHS, 2009)

Dr.Bob, hope you remember me. I have a 2 questions for you. 1. I had protected sex with a retired transexual porn actress. Came to find out she also escorts. I don't know if condom broke or not but I did test at 45 days, test came back negative. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...latex (or polyurethane) condom properly and it did not break, your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent. A negative test at 45 days is extremely encouraging but not yet definitive based on the U.S. testing guidelines. Yes, I'm... Read more »

Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the center....They strongly urge clients to come back for a 6 month post-exposure HIV test even if their 3-month comes back negative before they give them a woo-hooable HIV negative test. Obviously I trust your opinion since you are the expert in... Read more »

Big Weenie Guy

Hi. This is like the 5th time I've sent this. I'm really worried about a potential risk. I recently mutually masturbate and was fingered by a guy. He fingered me and I saw him touch his penis while doing it. If he got some precum on his fingers and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...porn actress. Came to find out she also escorts. I don't know if condom broke or not but I did test at 45 days, test came back negative. I have read that New York and State Of Mass have adopted the 6 week test as conclusive. What do you think... Read more »
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Retrovir

...also available, with or without food, and no food restrictions. Clear, strawberry-flavored liquid available for infants four weeks of age and up; dose is weight-based. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next... Read more »
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Combivir

...cardiovascular events. The zidovudine/AZT in Combivir is associated with lipoatrophy (fat loss of the arms, legs, face, and/or buttocks -- sometimes called "AZT butt"). The lipoatrophy could be irreversible or take a long time to rebuild. Please... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Trizivir

...HSR. Regardless of the results, it is important to monitor the potential for this reaction. If HSR is suspected or cannot be ruled out, abacavir products should be discontinued. Check with your doctor if you have any side effects after taking... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I am a 29 years old guy and have been reading through all the threads even after my neg test result and still feel very very worried wells, can anyone give me come advise what am I going through...many many thanks Read more »

risk factor and window period questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...positive person. I rubbed my penis along his butt, touching his anus, but there wasn't any penetration at all. Also, I tested negative 7 weeks after this incident. Please give me your opinion on if I will be ok. The doctor at medhelp.org says... Read more »

Good Questions

Posted by Anonymous
...one-time lapse in judgment (unprotected sex) and never developed the most common symptom (lymph nodes swollen) that you ARE NEGATIVE? 3. I keep reading about severe weight loss and loss of arm, leg, and buttocks size. Is this something that... Read more »

16 weeks negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Got my 16 week elisa and pcr test results back both neg.But I still have tingling in my hands and feet and ringing in my ears.I also have a lump in my neck and pain in my joints and Read more »