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treatment for hiv negative
Aug 24, 2007

Doc, although I test continually negative even at 3 years past exposure I have clinical symptoms of AIDS.[ ohl, kaposi, severe floaters]. I was wondering if a doctor can give arv's to someone who tests negative past window period of exposure but exhibiting aids like infections or does he have to wait on a positive test?

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I would encourage you to see an expert in Infectious Diseases to further explore these issues. The overwhelming majority of people with a negative HIV test are not infected and therefore would derive no benefit from anti-HIV therapy.

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