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8 Week Test Negative Conclusive

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Tested negative after 8 weeks

I had sex with a commercial sex worker using a condom on oct 8th,i got tested for hiv on 2nd december and the report was negative. apparently there are no hiv associated symptoms in me but there is lot of anxiety and depression, though it was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Consequently your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. A negative HIV-antibody test at eight weeks is very encouraging, but not yet definitive. The vast majority of folks who... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hello Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for your answer, I just have another quick one, how or where... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hi Doctor Frascino,(I have Lyme disease for about 8 months since Sept, 2008 and been on treatment... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For ... Read more »
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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...have found these to be safe and effective treatments for osteoporosis. Most authors argue that vitamin D deficiency should be ruled out in any HIV-positive patient with significant osteoporosis to determine the need for extra supplementation. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...Interleukin-2 has been approved by the FDA to treat some types of cancer, but is not approved for use in HIV disease. Based on negative results of two major international studies, research on the use of IL-2 in patients with HIV has stopped. ... Read more »
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Tested negative at 8 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I just tested negative at 8 weeks. Is this considered a good indicator that I may not be infected? Read more »

Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? Read more »

8 week negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...do i have to test again ? I hate this shit waiting 2 fucking weeks of hell I just want to quit now . Read more »

8 week negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey guys, rushed in for a Rapid Screen Test this evening and got a negative. They say its even more sensitive than Elisa and gives more false positives. I want to believe them. 8 weeks neg, how good Read more »