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Touching Hemorrhoid And HIV Testing

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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

... Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests. Most HIV-positive people can
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Risk of coinfection

Hi Doc!I'm a 23 y/o gay man in Venezuela. I had unprotected receptive oral sex w/ejaculation in Sep 09. I am a bottom but I NEVER had unprotected receptive anal sex.I devoleped a chronic sore throat 2 weeks later that lasted several months. My ENT...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your HIV testing is complete. You could always get a baseline HCV test if you are concerned. There have been outbreaks of HCV among MSM Read more »

Fingering and HIV ??

Hello Dr. Bob!I'm writing you from Wienna and came to you through my friedn, who gived me the link of your site and foundation. I'm employed and so i can donate to your foundation regulary (100 Eur/ month could be possible). Is there possibility for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Europe. I've attended some spectacular concerts there.Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, with or without the hemorrhoids and diabetes. Your fears of contracting HIV via residual sperm in your hooker's mouth transferred to her... Read more »

Risk of HIV and other STDs from the various encounters

Maybe Im reading too much into things and being paranoid, but maybe not. Im 28 and have only had three sexual or remotely sexual encounters. I feel terrible and ashamed of all of them.First, in late July of 2006, I had unprotected oral sex (for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

hiv and piles

Is there a relation between HiV and Piles or when positive is there a high risk of getting piles
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV infection doesn't generally directly cause hemorrhoids (swollen veins around anus) but related conditions such as chronic constipation, diarrhea, side effects of medications, tumors Read more »
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HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
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HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Resistance Testing

...Testing Genotypic Testing Virtual Phenotype Cross-Resistance Problems With Resistance Testing What Is Resistance? HIV is "resistant" to a drug if it keeps multiplying rapidly while you are taking the drug. Changes (mutations) in the... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and Read more »

can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »