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Understanding Herpes Test Results

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Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

I got tested this morning and I'm waiting until the result of the laboratory is available on the internet! My story is: I engaged in insertive oral sex with a person who, I guess, bit the tip of my penis at the time! I didn't feel much pain, so I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So despite reading "a million pages on this website which talk about the unlikelihood of acquiring HIV through insertive oral sex," you continue to think you'll be the exception. And now you're "pretty sure (you'll) be infected." Hmm . . . your... Read more »

Does Sustiva give a drug use result upon testing

I need to know that when you are taking Sustiva and you are drug tested does this drug show a... Read more »

interpret of the results for various test for Hepa B

My brother was diagnosed that he is reactive for HSBg and undergo the following test:-HbeAg... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

... What is HPV? Cervical cancer screening tests What Does My Pap Test Result Mean? Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results What else can I do to prevent cervical cancer? Questions to Ask Your Doctor How do I talk to my... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...show HSV). A blood test called type-specific test can tell whether you are infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2. The type-specific test results plus the location of the sores will help your health care provider to find out whether you have genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) HIV Illness How HIV is responding to the drugs you are taking ... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) Overall Health How your body systems are functioning If you have... Read more »
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Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection cause me to show negative for HIV? Does herpes have any effect on the test result. I have heard of co-infection with HIV and Hep c causing late seroconversions. Can the same thing happen... Read more »

Just tested "reactive" and showing some symptoms

Posted by personpitch, 3 Replies
...seemed undeniably tied to that (when I was watching what I was eating I gained weight back). I went to get the confirmatory test results from the clinic. They told me it came back positive and handed me the paper. I looked at it, and read over... Read more »

94 days test result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...get a result back, negative, for a 94 days test ( hiv I and II ). Hopefully, it is ok and I will move on. Unfortunately, I got herpes I and borderline II, I don't understand the result but it is better than hiv. And I have experience NO herpes... Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »