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Can You Have AIDS If You Test Negative For HIV

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I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...illnesses that reflect severe immunodeficiency. That's the long answer to your question. The short answer is yes, if you test negative for HIV, you do not have AIDS (by definition!).Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana's Ruling Political Party "Politicizing HIV/AIDS," Should Remove Campaign Billboard, NGOs Say

...billboard includes a picture of Helen Ditsebe-Mhone -- who in 1992 became the first person in the country to publicly announce her HIV-positive status and founded the Coping Center for People Living with HIV/AIDS -- and includes the words, "Free... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vaccines Hold Greatest Hope of Halting Spread of HIV/AIDS; HIV-Negative Volunteers for Trials Needed, Opinion Piece Says

...discoveries available to everyone who needs them," Kennedy says, adding, "In the coming years, it will also take thousands of HIV-negative people from every racial and ethnic group who are willing to volunteer in clinical trials" (Kennedy, Bay... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Will Have Significant Negative Impact on South African Businesses in Next Five Years, Survey Shows

...less noticeable" impact on the demand side of business, with less than 10% of companies participating in the survey reporting a negative impact on their sales, the South African Press Association reports. According to SABCOHA spokesperson... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

... Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the Read more »
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For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...you? Anyway apparantly this test checks for both HIV antibodies as well as the 'P24 antigen' to get an earlier result. It was NEGATIVE thank God, and the doctor tells me that it is 99% accurate. This is who they are, in the big posh spot in... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to Read more »

hiv+ and hiv negative partnership

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...I hope will get some answers from this forum. Please people advise. I am hiv + and just met a wonderful hiv- man. He is a real catch. We have gone on a couple of dates. I went out with him out of myown Read more »