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Am I all clear?
Hi folks. I am posting hoping that someone can help alleviate my anxiety. Early this year after my...More
Posted by An_259890
Reply: Elite Controller and HIV rapid test.
This has nothing to do with science failing. Elite controller are an unusual and extremely small group of...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: What is my risk from exposure if i had sex with a ...
It is hard to miss a broken condom. GailMore
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Vacutainer needle reuse
"1. Is the blood which do not come out immediately when vacuum tube was insert because the needle was used...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: oraquick reassurace
Thanks Mama G.
Posted by jaydawg2015
Reply: Question about exposure risk and PEP
Thank you for taking the time to answer. I believe the risk is low still but not impossible, so I will follow...More
Posted by rjsatx345
Reply: How much does viral load effect risk?
(sigh). A bleeding wound would be considered an open portal into the body. GailMore
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Potential HIV exposure very scared pls help
My opinion remains the same. You engaged in protected sexual contact with this person. Even if she were...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Accuracy of test?
I use the 95% accuracy rate here. Many people are so anxious they don't feel they can wait around for 3...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Am I Safe Yet?
I wish many physicians were more informed about HIV risk and testing. It would cause so much less stress to...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Hiv through Hand Job
Thank you Gail for your response.
Posted by An_264007
Reply: HIV risk?
"what is the risk of the next one changing positive?" Unbelievably low. Look at it this way...the...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: OCD about negative results
These type of tests search for antibodies specific to what the immune system would produce in someone...More
Posted by georgiagail
How much does viral load effect risk?
have heard that oral sex especially if not done to completion has relatively low risk in getting HIV, but...More
Posted by An_261024
How much does viral load effect risk?
have heard that oral sex especially if not done to completion has relatively low risk in getting HIV, but...More
Posted by An_261024
Reply: testing at 85-89 days
The Oraquick test is an FDA approved product. False negatives can occur with any test if these are used too...More
Posted by georgiagail
Thank You, for the fast reply.. This is my sixth week HIV rapid test Negative.. I was feeling really good...More
Posted by johnnybhave
Up against the wall
I am a 38yr old female that was diagnosed in 2007. I subsequently went off the map/deep end emotionally and...More
Posted by An_263993
Reply: What is my possible STD / STI ?
Thanks sir, i really appreciate your help. At the meanwhile, ill just wait for my gonorrhea results .....
Posted by jason_911
Reply: Unprotected Oral Sex(please advise, going crazy)
And again, I do not attempt to diagnose HIV by what folks think are symptoms. I'll discuss risk; yours was...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: ARS without rash or fever?
Technically neither would be your six week test since they may very likely use similar testing methods...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: OCD for HIV..
Seek therapy for your OCD. No body is hiding in the bushes waiting to stick you with a HIV containing...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: HIV/STD Risk from Bachelor Party
What Planned Parenthood told you was totally inaccurate. I mention the lubrication because in previous...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: 12 Weeks Tomorrow is good isn't it. GailMore
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Technicality of the HIV 4th Generation test kit
Thanks Gail, just a question, have you seen test happen like this before or does someone happen to enquire...More
Posted by agilesheng
And your point is what? The idea is that you wait until the END of the test to check the results. At the...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: I have lost all hope.
Any viral infection, including the regular flu. Guess you still haven't accepted the fact that you engaged...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Hiv?
Again, these are two different viruses; one is not connected to the other. GailMore
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Tested last time
Gail thank you so much dont know how to thank you more then this you been helping me alot with your knowledge...More
Posted by andyburry
Reply: Oral quick help
Nope; these are two very different viruses that just happen to share two of same alphabets. Herpes simplex...More
Posted by georgiagail

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