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Vaginal Secretions How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS

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vaginal secretions in water

I am a nurse at a gynocology clinic. After each exam the speculums used are put into a bucket that contains tap water and organisol. (a substance to help break down tissue) At the end of the day the speculum buckets are dumped into a sink to scrub...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.I agree with the "clinician": Your HIV-acquisition risk is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. If you remain worried, get an HIV-antibody test outside the seroconversion window. The result will undoubtedly be negative, and... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Can you get HIV from wearing some elses undergarment such as underware from female to female. I put... Read more »

HIV exposure from vaginal secretions

I'm HIV positive and was recently having intercourse with my negative partner using a condom.... Read more »
Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »

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Steven M. Natterstad, M.D. When "Dr. Steve" isn't responding to questions from our Spanish-speaking readers on's Tratamientos forum , he runs the Frascino Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care for people living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Poverty, Protest, Policy -- and Well-Kept Secrets of Positive Women and Risk Reduction

Table of Contents Heterosexual HIV and Poverty: CDC Releases New Analysis No Retreat! Fund AIDS! Activists Demand Universal Treatment Access Feds Hold Panel to Outline New National HIV/AIDS Strategy; Discuss Next Steps HIV-Positive Women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Secretive" Arab World Faces HIV Epidemic, Experts Warn

Rates of HIV continue to rise along with the number of AIDS-related deaths in the Arab world, despite progress made globally, new data show. The region's fight against HIV/AIDS is being stymied by social stigma, government inaction, and limited... Read more »
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Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

Breast secretions on penis, any reported cases?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,
I wrote a few days ago venting my story. My situation is, unprotected handjob with SW/stripper in baltimore area, status unknown. Towards the end of the session, she squirted some secretions from her breasts onto my penis and continued... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »