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When Should You Take An Hiv Test After Having Unprotected Sex

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Blastocystis hominis. Do I Have HIV?

Dear Doctor:8 months ago I had an unprotected encounter with a prostitute, I have had close encounters with prositutes but everytime with a condom except that one time. Last Months (January and February 2009) I've been feeling sick, I've had nausea,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hominis infection. It does not automatically mean you have HIV! The only way to determine if you're HIV infected is to get an HIV test. You had unprotected sex with a prostitute. Consequently you've placed yourself at some degree of risk for... Read more »

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can iget tested for hiv next day after having unprotected sex? Read more »

False Positive ELISA Journey from Hell (or "A REAL Sex Education")

Hi Dr. Bob,Yes, I have seen variations of this question in the archives, but I guess I'd feel a... Read more »
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An HIVer Finds Unique Ways to Educate Gay Men About HIV

...and information. If you need something else, let me know." Sometimes the health department will come down with a van and do HIV testing. Another time when we talked, you mentioned doing outreach to transgendered people in parks. Yes. Is that... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns... Read more »
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Australia: HIV-Positive and They Don't Know it

...at city sexual health clinics and gay social venues, enrolling 745 participants who were interviewed and given an oral swab HIV test. Of the men, 13.4 percent were HIV-positive, including 9.6 percent of men not enrolled at the clinics. "We think... Read more »
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California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

...prevent HIV transmission , which involve prohibiting performers from working until they get the results of their most recent HIV test. Officials at the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIMHF) -- a clinic founded in 1998 to provide... Read more »
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Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
...desperate and will be having a test done next week. We have both had unprotected sex together approximately 2.5 years ago. Have had HIV test done a year and half ago and it was negative. Please advice if swollen neck lymph node, slightly blurred... Read more »

Blood in stool????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is blood in a stool a symptom? I read yesterday that green stool is not a symptom but what about little blood particles on toilet paper after defecating? (Sorry for the visual) Read more »

I am scared and need answers....

Posted by TDougW77, 1 Reply
...7 different blood tests to find out what is going on since I am not getting any better. One of the tests she ordered was an HIV test. I have had unprotected sex in the past and now I am scared to death that I do have HIV instead of UC or... Read more »

I want to share...

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...she have not encouraged me to get tested for HIV? Should they not encourage everyone to get tested for HIV? I obviously had unprotected sex if I was pregnant. I just don't get it. Anyone know why it is like this? Read more »