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Unprotected Anal Sex And Dna Pcr Testing

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False Negative on PCR Test? (GLORYHOLE ANAL SEX, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob - thanks so much for your terrific site. You are an inspiration to so many. It is an incredible resource. I recently had an "unexpected" MSM encounter in an adult bookstore. I say "unexpected" because I got onion rings when I thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk is exceedingly low.2. You didn't actually ask a question here. Rather, you just stated your lab results.3. PCR testing is generally not recommended for routine HIV screening. An HIV-antibody test outside the window period... Read more »

question about a certain test they do in British Columbia (NAT TESTING)

Dr. Frascino,First off i'd like to commend you on the great work your doing and the patience you... Read more »

RNA testing after anal sex

After condom break during receptive anal sex 7 days ago with a partner of unknown hiv status, I am... Read more »
Articles
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

... Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

...risks from fingering someone? Can you get HIV or another sexually transmitted disease from a person who is not infected? Does anal sex "make" the HIV virus? What are the symptoms of HIV/AIDS? How long do I have to wait until I get tested... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

... Just 23 percent of New York City women who had anal sex with men in the past year reported always using condoms, a recent city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report found. Read more »
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TESTING INFO

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...base line test, 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 6 months, and then a year. 3. High risk sex with a know POZ person. i.e. unprotected anal sex. Should test out to 6 months, but 13 wks should be conclusive for the most part. 4. If you have taken PEP. The... Read more »

Window period for DNA PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...one should wait before getting a DNA PCR ? Also, can a 4 week new-gen ELISA be treated as conclusive ? I had unprotected anal sex with a low risk individual. I was the insertive partner. The episode was even more low risk because I could... Read more »

Very Frustrating!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had unprotected receptive anal sex for the first time just over 6 months ago (big stupid mistake I know). The person says they are healthy but that is all I can Read more »

Unprotected Sex with an HIV infected Female

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...female partner (4/5 times) who has today kindly anounced to me she is HIV positive. During those 4 or 5 times, we also engaged in Anal sex on one occasion. I don't believe, I had any cuts or sores on my penis at the time. Unfortunately I've... Read more »