Tested Positive then Negative
Aug 25, 2006
My doctor was tryingt to identify why normal medications were not curing an infection I have. He decided to test me for STDs including HIV. All the tests came back negative except for the HIV. He said the first test was positive but when they did a western blot to confirm the first results it came out negative. My doctor told me the western blot test is the most accurate test available. Should I be concerned?
Response from Dr. Frascino
No, if your Western Blot test was negative, you are HIV negative. I agree with your doctor: your initial screening test was a false positive.
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