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Elisa Positive And Severe Anxiety

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Elisa Results +ve and reactive (FALSE POSITIVE ELISA AND PREGNANCY)

Dear Rob,I am 37 year old happily married man and have been married for more than eight years. We have two sons, eight and six.My wife is 20 weeks pregnant. She went for all sorts of tests as per norm, but to our schock the Elisa results came back:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Positive/reactive ELISA results must always, always, always be confirmed with a more specific test (Western Blot or immunofluorescent assay) before the person is labeled HIV positive. That your wife's gynecologist may not realize this is... Read more »

need answer for severe anxiety an fatigue

I have extreme anxiety to the point where i stand in one spot all day long,pacing backnforth,i cant... Read more »

Newly positive, still ELISA negative

I visited my doctor with severe flu-like symptoms (it was acute HIV). He ran an ELISA antibody as... Read more »
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Prevalence of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Physical Trauma in an HIV-Positive Sample From the Deep South

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Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

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False Positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recognize that I have a severe anxiety disorder. i have been diagnosed in the past (social and generalized anxiety), and medicated, though I weaned myself off the meds, and have been doing great for over a year.
I had a low risk encounter that... Read more »

7 week elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I suffered a very severe case of what I believe to be ARS. I had extreme night sweats, white tongue with unusual blemishes, very very dark urine, bad fatigue, swollen lymphs ect. My last sexual experience had been three weeks before. They did an... Read more »

False Positives with the Elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wanted to clarify, if I could: Are you guys saying that the Elisa test will sometimes be positive, but they will then confirm it with a Western blot . . . . and if the Western blot is negative, then they just tell you "you're negative"?

I don't... Read more »

ELISA: Indeterminate, Combi: Positive

Posted by pozornot, 1 Reply
am I positive, negative or indeterminate? Read more »