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Vaginal Sore Elisa

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...control methods do not protect against HIV. Women who use intravenous drugs should not share equipment. Women should discuss vaginal problems with their health care provider, especially yeast infections that don't go away or vaginal ulcers (sores). These could be signs of HIV infection. Women planning pregnancy should seek care prior to becoming pregnant to ensure good health and assess their HIV status.
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Indeterminate ELISA followed by negative results

DoctorYour opinion would set my mind at ease although I guess I know the answer.Back in 1999 after a real exposure to HIV (several unprotected sex with a HIV+ man - I was always on top and of course I did not know his status by then) I underwent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Would it be possible that HIV entered your body and then went away, leaving only a trace (indeterminate ELISA)? No, absolutely not. But you knew that already, didn't you? Of course you did.If you can't cope, you should seek the help of Read more »

8 ELISA & 3 PCR tests after PEP (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

Dear Dr. Bob,Hw r u? am 28 yrs old south African. i had written u b4...bt didn't get reply...i know u r really busy helping ppl. pls this time reply me...i beg u.On the 30th of Jan 2008 i hada condom failure with a sex worker in Dubai. i used 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, the claims that sex workers in Dubai are deliberately trying to infect their clients with HIV seems very spurious to me. Don't believe everything you hear! Next, using two latex condoms simultaneously is not recommended. The... 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
...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 »

Elisa positive WB indeterminate next elisa negative

Doc, I was told that my Elisa was positive and my WB was indeterminate. About four weeks after this news I tested again with an Elisa and it came back negative. Confussed
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see ... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. It can be done on blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a... Read more »
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elisa 6 semanas 1/2 solo una exposicion vaginal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..., 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 »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 allergies... 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 Read more »

Reliabillity of elisa test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...theres something stuck back there going on the 12th week. I've had muscle ach and stiffnes for a few days now. Hoe relaible is an elisa test after 2,5,9 weeks? Can I rule out HIv? What other test should I test for my throat condition? Thank you... Read more »