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  • 2 months ago

    Get The Facts on HIV Transmission

    Hi everyone! There are many posts on our message boards from those with questions about how HIV is transmitted who are worried if they've contracted the virus. When you think you may have been exposed to HIV, it can be a really scary thing to experience. It's important to know that HIV is not spread easily and can only be done so through the exchange of certain bodily fluids from an infected person. There is tons of information out there on how HIV is transmitted, and sometimes it can be....
  • 2 days ago

    Alere Deterime Ag/Ab Rapid Test Generation IV Accuracy?

    I was tested on day 33 after my potential risk with Alere Determine Ag/Ab Rapid Generation IV. The results show that I don't have HIV, but I'm just curious how accurate this is? I understand that it can take time for antibodies to show, but this test also looked for the antigen. With both showing negative, am I clear?
  • 2 days ago

    Exposed, high risk

    Friday night I had a one night stand with a female. The condom broke & I also have a scab on the head of my penis. What should I do?
  • 4 days ago

    Scared

    I used to work as a CNA in a urology office. One day as I was cleaning up after an in office vasectomy, I went to pick up a pair of scissors, I pricked my finger on another pair of scissors that were under the first pair. I immediately went to the sink and pulled my gloves off and I saw it... Blood. I panicked. I washed my hands, put a bandaid on it and asked a co worker to finish the clean up. I was so distraught. I never told anyone. I never cleaned up again, and quit 2 weeks later. I tested approximately....
  • 4 days ago

    Plasma donations

    Can you still get paid to donate plasma having tested positive for herpes years before? I called one clinic they said "yea sure". But was looking for a more positive answer before wasting hour or two screening.
  • 5 days ago

    Protected sex but wooried

    Hello doctor I had a protected with unknow person. I am afraid of STDS. The unknow person said she uses condoms regurlarly.when i ask so many doctors your risk is extremely low. What is meant by extremely low. Do you think i needed to be tested for STDS. Plz help doc?
  • 7 days ago

    Monthly signs

    Every month around the time I would get my period I have that clear egg white discharge for a couple of days then it's gone again.... is this normal and has anyone else experienced this?
  • 7 days ago

    after 10 years

    10 years ago I had 2 possible exposures but i searched online and the consensus is that those are zero risk events: a finger bite that broke the skin and a HJ with saliva and maybe vag.fluid) so i didnt test but now maybe i shud bcoz i have had swollen nodes for a few weeks. but all my general blood work for 5 years now has been v. good (in fact counts that should be decreasing if poz -such as hgb, plats,wbc,rbc,lymphos, neutros- have actually been increasing). also, i have low-end normal beta2m....
  • 7 days ago

    after 10 years

    10 years ago I had 2 possible exposures but i searched online and the consensus is that those are zero risk events: a finger bite that broke the skin and a HJ with saliva and maybe vag.fluid) so i didnt test but now maybe i shud bcoz i have had swollen nodes for a few weeks. but all my general blood work for 5 years now has been v. good (in fact counts that should be decreasing if poz -such as hgb, plats,wbc,rbc,lymphos, neutros- have actually been increasing). also, i have low-end normal beta2m....
  • 8 days ago

    after 10 years

    10 years ago I had two possible exposures (even though i have searched and asked in many forums and the consensus is that those are zero risk events: a finger bite that broke the skin and a HJ with saliva and maybe vag.fluid). i have not been tested bcoz of this but now maybe i should because i have had swollen nodes for a few weeks. but all my general blood work for the past 5 years has been v. good (in fact counts that should have been decreasing if poz -such as hgb, plats,wbc,rbc,lymphos, neutros....