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Touching Rectum And Negative HIV Test

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to avoid diseases that are spread by blood. What If I've Been Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post...
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I need you now more than ever doc...Please!! (DONOR)

Dr. Bob, Again I just wanna say that you are a godsend to many of us!! I wrote to you earlier about an unprotected sexual encounter I had with a woman of unknown status. Two weeks after the encounter I came down with symptoms that I have never felt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...College Stud,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. However, your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 97 days are definitive, conclusive, excessive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No... Read more »

Doc, I really need you my brother..(Donor)

Dear Dr. thank you ahead of time for answering my questions. I truly believe the service you provide is so ****ing awesome!! I had unprotected sex (vaginal sex) with a woman of unknown status about 20 weeks ago. Two weeks after the encounter I came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...despite all the neg tests I can not get HIV out of mind for lack of explanation of these ongoing symptoms. I plan on going back to test for HIV once again two days from now which will be 20 week mark. Do you recommend further testing? Should... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected.If you've placed yourself at risk for an STD, get tested.HIV/AIDS is everyone's problem.As for your repeatedly testing negative for HIV and HCV out to five months following "protected vaginal" and unprotected oral sex with a Naughty Lady... Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not HIV specific. If after reviewing the information below, you feel you may have been exposed to HIV, a single simple rapid HIV test at the three-month mark will provide you with an accurate test result in as few as 20 minutes. From what you've... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...is/are HIV-positive. In fact, there are other reasons why some people decide to practice safer sex. Some examples: HIV-negative people who always practice safer sex so they don't lose the habit of protection. Also, if a person agrees,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT... Read more »
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Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

need an answer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...was too nervous to ask my family doc for something else) pcr rna at 4 weeks, and pcr dna w/eia at 8 weeks...all of which were neg. the symptoms finally dissapeared after almost 3 months and lots of miserable nights and days of worry and... Read more »

For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...you? Anyway apparantly this test checks for both HIV antibodies as well as the 'P24 antigen' to get an earlier result. It was NEGATIVE thank God, and the doctor tells me that it is 99% accurate. This is who they are, in the big posh spot in... Read more »

Could I still be negative???

Posted by sean1978, 2 Replies
...I am a gay male who tested negative in september about one month ago. I have not done anything really high risk in about 10 months. I was on vacation last week and Read more »