Mar 29, 2006
I found out my husband is HIV positive. We have had unprotected sex through out our marriage. I have tested 2, 4, 12 weeks post last exposure. These tests were all negative. Do I need to continue to test or is the confirming my negative status. My first test was via donating blood - I was not aware that my husband was positive at this time. Is it true that the blood bank uses a very specific test? My last test at 12 weeks was an p24 and elisa both neg. I am still worried. It was a big surprise with his diagnosis - not expected as he is a healthcare worker and probably got it from a patient. How is it that some get the virus and other's don't? Thanks for a reply.
Response from Dr. Frascino
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there using the same title and add the phrase, "resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum." Thank you.
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