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Touching Hemorrhoid Negative At 3 Months

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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lamivudine was approved by the FDA on November 17, 1995, for 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 and others from getting HIV infection after they accidentally come into contact with the virus on...
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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 »

Insertive Anal Incident-Negative at 3 months

I was just wondering if I could put this incident behind me now. My incident: I am an uncircumcised male who engaged in protected insertive anal sex with a male who claimed to be negative back in October. However, about 3/4 of the way through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes, I would consider your 13-week test definitively negative. Congratulations and WOO-HOO!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV-PHOBE-UK: FOLLOW UP.

Hi dr bob,Its hiv phobe uk again, thanks for responding to my last post. I noticed you didnt respond to some questions over the last few days. How are you feeling in yourself? I hope your ok and was just taking a break from all the hard work you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello HIV-Phobe UK,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible to nonexistent. You correctly identified your problem when you wrote ". . . I feel guilty. . ." and ". . . I've been very Read more »

Persistent symptoms for nine months, but negative at 3, 6 and 9

Should I continue testing till the 12th? tests: HIV antibodies non-reactive, Hepatitis C 0.1 s/c 0.0 - 0.8 (negative) HbsAg negative. Help!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your negative HIV tests at three, six and nine months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No further HIV tests are warranted. I would suggest you Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...not have HIV infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...levels, or that women periodically check their breasts for lumps. But if you find yourself going back for an HIV test every month even though you haven't done anything high-risk (i.e., unprotected sex or sharing needles), or if you find yourself... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

...water to mix baby formula. The World Health Organization advises that mothers should take ART during breastfeeding. After 6 months, they should add other foods while continuing to breastfeed for up to a year. A recent study showed that it is... Read more »
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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 »

5 and 7 Month Negative Q's

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I want an opinion here.... I tested twice via EIA Once at 152 days and once at 210 days both times negative. I know that I should believe I'm negative but every freacking symptom or illness I get now I attribute to late seroconversion? Read more »

Negative at six months and poz later?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know of any cases where a person tested negative at six months and then HIV positive later following a potential exposure to HIV? Read more »