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Touching Hemorrhoid Negative At 16 Weeks

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for...
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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 associated with rectal trauma and with other sexually transmitted diseases. I suspect your test will be... Read more »

real risk,real symptoms,despite 16 weeks negative

dear doctor bobi have written many times in the past to you,but i dont know wht you prefer to chose to answer questions pertaining to non risk situations and u ignore my real risk encounter.My situation goes like this..i had unprotected vaginal sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...responded to many very similar concerns in the past. (Check the archives!) In addition your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 16 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. I've discussed negative HIV tests taken outside the... Read more »

Life is not fair nor do you! (WHY DON'T YOU ANSWER MY QUESTION, 2009)

You usually receive a lot of compliments every day but today I have a critic for you. You says that when you didn't answer on some questions that's because the answer already exists in the archive. That's OK! But I read your last responses and see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cry in the dark but that doesn't make my worries but only more stress and worried. I am planning I MUST GO FOR A TEST AT 12 WEEKS BY HOOK OR BY CROOK.Can you tell me something which will ease my worries like am I high risk or do I need a test so... Read more »

The CDC SAID ITS A RISK THIS IS DRIVING ME NUTS I BEG YOU ANSWER ME THIS ONE LAST TIME I SENT A DONATION!!

Dr bob I wrote to you a few weeks ago about jacking off with a guy who told me a few months later he's got non-Hodgkin lymphoma.I asked him if he's got hiv and he says no I think he's lying. anyway..if you read my old post it said I was standing 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you refer to. As you will notice, his HIV risk was nonexistent as well.Dr. Bobplese helpAug 2, 2007 i dated a guy for about a week. We never had intercourse but he did ejaculate right next to my anus. I know sperm can swim and i am now terrified... Read more »
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Anemia

...production of red blood cells. In 1985, scientists learned how to make synthetic EPO. It is injected under the skin, usually once a week. The most common brand of EPO is Procrit. A large study of people with HIV found EPO injections decreased ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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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Tested negative at 9 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I recently tested HIV negative at 9 weeks. I also had a DNA PCR done at 6 weeks which was negative also. What are my chances of being negative at 3 months? Read more »

Symtoms and neg test after 16 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Im wondering for those who have experienced ars, how long the rash last? I have still rash for over 9 weeks. I had a high risk. Thanks. Read more »

Tested negative at 8 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I just tested negative at 8 weeks. Is this considered a good indicator that I may not be infected? 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 Read more »