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Touching Used Condom And Dna Pcr Testing

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Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort protected sex, but got gohnerea. As of 6 weeks after i have not been the same. 4 weeks into my window period I had my wisdom teeth removed, all 4. 6 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk for HIV transmission."Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected. The reason to get tested or even to worry about HIV would be having placed yourself at risk for possible acquisition of the virus. I... Read more »

Touched penis after removing condom.

Hi,I had sex with a prostitue on 20th july. I used condom and i am sure it was not broken or... Read more »

Mutual Masturbation and HIV

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...a toilet. They can clog plumbing. Using a Male Condom: Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. ... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

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...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...unfaithful "just once." Even people who got a negative test result might be infected. They might have been infected after they got tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more... Read more »
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3 weeks after possible exposure / HELP!

Posted by datguy, 3 Replies
...after the encounter, I came down with a horribly painful sore throat on one side!! It killed to swallow and my throat hurt to touch on the outside in some spots too. I had a fever for a day or two and night sweats.....to break the fever. I had... Read more »

My Symptoms - My Results

Posted by timonhold, 1 Reply
...saw sores and things but all normal stuff from eating, biting. Had a headache for about a week - to much pressure. @ 50 days tested neg with PCR-DNA and HIV antibody screening Im going to relax now! Read more »

Please Advice

Posted by Me_Me, 2 Replies
...aware if either had a tear but collectively it seemed intact i.e. no water leakage. I did not perform oral sex neither did I touch her vagina with my penis. I also did not kiss her. In the bathroom, after removing the condom, I put water over... Read more »

Please Help me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...person. The only worry i have is Reused condom . There was no penetrative sex but I mastrubated wearing a condom & my penis touched her thighs for 2-3 minutes. I dont know the quality of condom and whether the condom was a reused condom. I... Read more »