Jul 21, 2007
Is it possible to have HIV and have tested negative to one oral swab, two finger stick, and one blood drawn test over the last year? I am having symptoms of HIV, but all tests are negative. Could antibodies not show up on the test but still be present?
Response from Dr. Frascino
You're worried about four false-negative HIV tests (one oral, two finger-prick and one blood draw) in a row over the course of a year? Nope. Not possible. HIV is not your problem. No way, no how. Whatever is causing your "symptoms," one thing is absolutely certain: it's not HIV.
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