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elisa 6 semanas 1/2 solo una exposicion vaginal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
SALUDOS , SERE CLAREO EN MI PREGUNTA
,TUVE UNA SOLA EXPOSICION VAGINA CON UNA CHICA SEROPOSITIVA POR POCOS MINUTOS Y ME REALISE UN ELISA A LAS 6 SEMANAS Y MEDIA,QUE PORCIENTO TENGO DE CONTRAER EL VIRUS CON UNA CHICA POSITIVA EN UNA SOLA RELACION... Read more »

Scared, Elisa tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone give me any insight on ELisa testing? I have taken 3 different hiv elisa test. one at 2 weeks, one at 5 weeks and one at 9 weeks all negative. My risk was unprotected vaginal sex for 2 or so minutes. I am going for another test next... Read more »

Reliabillity of elisa test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm a 24 year old heterosexual male, on Jan 3rd of 05 I had 1 minute of unprotected vaginal sex and the following week I had protected vaginal sex with the same person. Tested negative for all std's including hiv on the 174th of jan then again... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

Sore throat, what a feeling

Posted by NeverAgain, 1 Reply
I don't know if anyone recalls my incident. If not, here is a summary. I had a protected encounter with a sex worker. The sex worker was pretty expensive, from a famous place in dubai. The prost does not accept to have anal whatsoever (did not ask... Read more »
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vaginal secretions on sore risk

Hello Ryan. Please answer me, I am very anxious.I had protected sex with young thai prostitute, but after sex i discovered i had 2 fresh sores (no cuts) on my skin (on the back and chest) without upper epidermis, looking red, feeling a little...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In order for there to be a risk for HIV infection, the following needs to occur: 1) Direct contact with bodily fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions) 2) The fluids contain HIV 3) Fluids have access to mucous membranes or bloodstream. This is... Read more »

Elisa Test -ve, CD4 normal, CD8 high!

Dear Mr. Holodniy:In October 1988, I had PROTECTED vaginal sex with a prostitute twice. Athough I was told it was a low risk encounter, I do stress out because I had 2 open sores in my mouth and I wet kissed her. (No oral sex was performed.)...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your CD8 count is just out of range. I would not be concerned about it. Given the negative antibody test at 16 weeks from a very low risk exposure, the likelihood of HIV infection is extremely small. PCR tests can produce false positives. Although... Read more »

Symptoms and ELISA test results

Two months ago I had a high risk exposure. In the forth week after exposure, I developed a rash on my neck, arms, backs of my hands, and feet. I also had other symptoms, ie sore throat, headaches, lost appetite. After a week feeling terrible, the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your exposure was definitely high risk -- meaning that you had unprotected anal or vaginal sex with an HIV positive person -- then I would suggest that you have a follow up test at six months. Just as a precaution. I agree with your doctor that... Read more »

Elisa Questin & Donation (CUNNILINGUS)

Good Morning Dr Frascino. Im terified. I practice cunilingus to a sex worker in june. ELISA non reactive 15 days after exposure. I have throat pain during the 6th to the 10th week, but I have not presented fever or other symptoms. ELISA non...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Adolofo,The HIV-transmission risk from cunnilingus is extremely low. (See post from the archives below.) Your 11-week negative ELISA test is extremely encouraging. However, the current guidelines state that ELISA tests taken prior to the... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Can Contract HIV Through Healthy Vaginal Tissue, Study Says

A new study has found that HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue in women and does not require breaks in the skin to infiltrate cells, offering new perspectives on how the virus is spread, researchers said on Tuesday, Reuters ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaginal Ring Protects Monkeys Against AIDS Virus, Study Shows

Macaques receiving a vaginal ring containing the experimental HIV drug MIV-150 were 83 percent less likely to become infected with simian HIV compared with those getting placebo rings, a study by researchers at the New York-based Population Council... Read more »