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What Is The Definition Of Herpes

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a definitive answer

dear mr. sowadsky, this is my situation. 6 month ago i had a low risk encounter with a woman (she performed oral sex on me). To be sure I decided to be tested. First test after 20 days: negative, 2nd test after 3 month: negative with also a check of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When getting tested for HIV, the recommendedtests to use are the antibody tests. These tests have been designed forroutine screening purposes such as yours. The main limitation to these testsare that a person must... Read more »

Definitive WHOOO-HOOO. For the worried-wells. Please Post!

Hey doc,I've written to you a few times with no response. I understand how busy you are. My... Read more »

Herpes on top of vagina

is it possible to get herpe sores on the top of your vagina where the pubic hair grows? i just... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Achieving Consensus Around the Definition of a Microbicide

The field is finally moving toward consensus around the definition of a topical microbicide. In every presentation I attended during AIDS 2008 that provided a definition of a topical microbicide, they all stated the exact same definition and it... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

California Announces Regulations Using the AAHIVM Definition and Credentialing Process

On January 6, 2002, Californians living with HIV scored a major victory as Governor Gray Davis proposed a new regulation to establish the definition of HIV medical Specialists under the Standing Referral Law (AB 2168). The Governor's proposal will... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

California Governor Vetoes AB937 but Orders HIV Specialist Definition

In a letter dated October 10, 2001, Governor Gray Davis explained that he vetoed California bill AB937 because it would have required the California Department of Health Services to develop risk-adjusted rates. However, in the same letter, Governor... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Would "Remain a Threat" Even If World Achieved "AIDS-Free Generation" by Any Definition

Lawrence Altman, former senior medical correspondent for the New York Times , writes in an opinion analysis in the newspaper that while there was much discussion about "ending the AIDS epidemic" and an "AIDS-free generation" at the XIX... Read more »
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Definitive Signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me what are the DEFINITIVE signs that you are HIV infected? I don't mean full blown AIDS. Are there any early symptoms that will be synonymous with early HIV infection? Read more »

HOW do you know 9 week is definite

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it true that a 9 week test is definite, what is the proof , is there actual CDC documintation. Read more »

Definite Results?

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
I tested five years post possible exposure with a rapid Oraquick and it was negative. I am getting a blood test for all STDs soon and am wondering if my HIV test with the Oraquick is definitly negative. I don't want to get a blood test and have the... Read more »

Definitely Positive

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I don't have the results yet but I know I'm positive, didn't sleep at all last night, this morning my right groin node swelled up to the size of a bean. I inspected my mouth and found that I have thrush, I was taking solace in the fact that I... Read more »