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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...antibodies to fight HIV. It usually takes two to three months for them to show up. In rare cases, it can take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for HIV. Once you test positive and start to receive health care for HIV infection, your name may be...
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is HIV DUO test offered in US ?

Hi Doc,Is HIV DUO test offered in US.I had a blowjob from korean prostitute(massage girl), I am becoming thin(lean) these days, having night sweats, with rashes on my Back. she used condom and as far as i remember it did not break. But, because of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."VIDAS HIV DUO" test is not available in the U.S. and is not FDA approved. However, basically the HIV DUO combines an antibody test for HIV-1 and HIV-2 with an HIV p24 antigen test. An HIV-antibody test plus p24 antigen is termed a 4th generation... Read more »

massage, scratch, hiv risk - 40 dollar donation will be made

Doctor,Please help me. The other day I went for a massage. THe massage was "sensual" although no sex (hand job, oral or intercourse of an kind occured). When I went I was getting massaged, I noticed several scratchs on the side of my leg. THey were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. Your rub-a-dub-dub at the "naughty" place did not put you at risk for HIV acquisition. I see no cause for worry or HIV testing.Be well. Happy Holidays!Dr. Bob Read more »

If VL isundetectable and I take an HIV test, do I test HIV positive?

Hello, I was wondering if the HIV positive diagnosis can only be made if the VL is present in blood. If I take the test now, one year after I have been on treatment and my VL is undetectable, will I still test HIV positive? Will I still have HIV...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You will still have antibodies and the HIV antibody test will still be positive for the foreseeable future. Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it Read more »
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Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...intelligent life too, especially for someone who spent so long in the care of a medical system that had simply shut down on offering HIV tests in anything remotely akin to a routine and standardized manner. We'll follow California's lead, trust... Read more »
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...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider... Read more »
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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available only in two weeks. This happenned 12 days ago. What should I do?... Read more »

The anxiety is killing me

Posted by miamiman36, 2 Replies
...as the bottom. Can you please help me. I cant believe this! I was going to call the doctor for the Pep medicine. I just did a hiv test last 2 weeks and was neg. What do I do now! Please help me. Does this require a test? i wasnt in him that long... Read more »

"Escape From HIV Day"

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 8 Replies
...Hello Everyone- Over the past month, my life has been absorbed with hiv testing, hiv education, hiv posting, hiv disclosure, hiv blaming/shaming.... UGH!!! I need a day to escape! I found myself getting Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...diagnostic purposes. The viral load test manufacturers own literature warns the test is not intended to be used as a screening test for HIV or as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HIV Yet this is the test I was given by my doctor when... Read more »