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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »

What do these letters stand for on my report?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back my quest lab results and i had other tests done aside from the hiv test but on the invoice, i can read the names of all those test but then there is no test called hiv - i see a row of letters and the price was $319! i dont see the words... Read more »

Please help, can"t stand it. Big mistake!!

Posted by matty, 3 Replies
I need help please i'm going crazy!!
I recently had unprotected virginal sex with a woman I don't know.I believe she is super promiscuous because when I first saw her she was topless at the pool and with her husband. She flagged me into her room and... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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StandUp2HIV.com

Posted by Standup2HIV, 1 Reply
Hello-

I have created a website, StandUp2HIV.com, in order to help with HIV awareness. This website, like Stand Up 2 Cancer, was created with the idea that we need to stand up to HIV, begin to promote more friendly awareness, and try to stop this... Read more »
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Am i at risk for HIV ? please help i cant stand the worry

so this is what happened: I had both vaginal and anal intercourse with this person, she also gave me oral sex, all of the above with a condom, this poses no risk at all right ? What i am concerned about is the following: at one moment she started...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Your intuition is right, there is no risk from what you're talking about.Hope this helps!P.S. "Safe" is a word when use <i>only</i> when talking about behaviors, <b>never</b> people. In... Read more »

STD/HIV (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

Yes, my name is Marklyn and after viewing this site & looking around i couldn't seem to find my answer if full so I figure i would write you Dr. Robert. I just wanted to ask a couple questions, 1. Can two people who DON'T have ANY...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Marklyn,Apparently you didn't look very hard! See below for a small sampling of what is in the archives.Dr. Bobcan you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)Jun 2, 2008 me and my partner have been... Read more »

One night stand

I had unprotected sex (one night stand) with a male that had a vasectomy. We both had too much too drink and the rest is a nightmare. What are my chances of contracting HIV with a vacectomy? In addition how long should I wait to be tested for...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHaving a vasectomy does not prevent HIV transmission. You had unprotected sex and this puts you at risk. HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid, blood, semen, vaginal fluid or breast milk.The guidelines for testing... Read more »

If after all this you still stand by your opinon, I will let this go.

Pleae don't delete my post Dr. Bob, I know that you would never tell someone they were free of HIV if you thought they could possibily have it. I know in my heart if I can get you to read my post and you still say it's not HIV, I will move...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I stand by my assessment. HIV is not the cause of your or your husband's symptoms. I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet; however, I can, with absolutely certainty, tell you what is not causing your problem.... Read more »
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International AIDS Society

Africa Stands at a Threshold in HIV Response

Cape Town, South Africa -- Examinations of extremely drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and immune control of HIV in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal Province highlighted the strategic location of the 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-Controlled Methods for HIV/STD Prevention

Executive Summary: On April 15, 1996, representatives of CDC's Office of Women's Health;the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP); the NationalCenter for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and the NationalCenter for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects on Sexual Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African-American Women in Primary Care Settings

The study authors tested the efficacy of brief HIV/STD risk-reduction interventions for African-American women in primary care settings. A total of 564 African-American women were recruited from a Newark, N.J., inner-city women's health clinic for... Read more »