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What Is A Rapid AIDS Test And How Soon Can You Use It After Exposure

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question to on a potential exposure, quick donation

Hello doctor, please help me. I am very worried and scared. I had oral sex with a sex worker on Feb 10th in Dubai. I am not curcumsiced. She licked/sucked my penis twice and and spitted on the tip of the penis and then applied condom and gave me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that... Read more »

HIV Rapid Test Kit Question -- Donation Given to your Aids Foundation

Hello Dr. Bob, Sorry for the repititious question today, as I have not received an answer yet so I... Read more »

Could I be HIV+ after HIV exposure but negative at 12wks?

Hi Dr. I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex with an HIV+ guy (unkowingly) - alhtough he did not... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...TDF/FTC, in conjunction with behavioral interventions, in reducing sexual HIV acquisition in a multinational population of MSM exposed to HIV through high-risk sex. 4 A recent safety study of PrEP with TDF among 400 MSM in the United States... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...transmitted during that time. In fact, individuals are often most infectious during this time (shortly after they have been exposed to HIV). Interpretation of Test Results A positive (reactive) result means: You are HIV-positive... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...information on PrEP. Who Should Use PEP? Workplace Exposure PEP has been standard procedure since 1996 for healthcare workers exposed to HIV. Workers start taking medications within a few hours of exposure. Usually the exposure is from a... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms... Read more »
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Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
...or just because i play a lot of dancing games). Also, my sight sometimes goes double. I was so worried that i made a test, a quick test. It came negative, but i really dont know if i should be calmed. i feel really bad, and my situation is... Read more »

Where can I get the Rapid Oral Test

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...Where can I gte the rapid oral swab test? How much does the rapid oral swab test cost? Is it conclusive? Read more »

No rapid test is as good as ELISA.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Do some research about the way the tests works. No rapid test will ever be as accurate as ELISA. For example, the rapid test uses just one or two drops of blood. The ELISA uses a lot Read more »

Rapid Testing in Canada

Posted by Regret101, 3 Replies
...If you are Canadian you probably know that rapid testing was instituted and then taken away because of testing not being accurate enough. Well I did some research and found Read more »