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High Risk Testing Negative At 15 Weeks

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and declined 95% to 48 in 2004, largely because of the effectiveness of ensuring that pregnant women are encouraged to be tested for HIV and, for those who are infected, to receive treatments that can significantly reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to a newborn. The CDC reports that perinatal transmission rates can be reduced to less than 2% if women are aware that they are infected with HIV and take appropriate treatments to prevent...
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ABRAZO BOLIVIANO-Testing results, antybiotics, Agammaglobulinemia

Dr. BOB. Im just fascinated with what you write (and think). Quiero WOO HOO, but I cant. Im married with 2 babies (one is only 10 months old)Ive had sex with sex workers all over last year (not all over...but at least 4 times) (the last time was 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent if the latex condoms were used properly and did not fail (break).Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to 27 weeks are definitive, conclusive and highly excessive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.You do not have... Read more »

12 weeks test

I was worry about may 4May 10 Hiv test was neg May 24 Hiv test was negMay 31 Hiv test was neg and Hiv rna by pcr qn , not detecetd less then 400 copies. June 15 hiv test was Neg June 26 Hiv test and hiv Nucleic Acid Test was Neg July 5 and 13 oral...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Rob, If I am understanding your message, it seems you were possibly at risk on May 4th. Your testing so far has all been negative and it has been 12 weeks. The rule is to check every 3 months for 1 year. I am confident you are Read more »

Freaked out by counsellor reisk assessment. High Risk.

Dear Good Doc,I posted a question a while back regarding my exposure. To recap, I was on a US business trip and had an escort there give me unprotected oral sex for 10-15s after which I made her continue with condom-protected oral sex for 5mins. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unchanged. Your HIV risk is extremely low. The odds remain beyond astronomical that your definitive three-month HIV test will be negative.Stop freaking out and start practicing your WOO-HOO. You're going to need it soon, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

high risk high donation

dear doc i want to first tell you that the advice and info you provide on here is priceless you are the man!! i had a very very very high risk encounter i got drunk blacked out and i had sex with a csw who injected drugs in vietnam 3 weeks after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests out to 15 weeks. None of the medical conditions you mentioned in your post would affect HIV test results. The six-month testing recommendation is from older sets of guidelines. With improvement in testing techniques, most HIV specialists... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...prevention , viral load predicts how easy it is to transmit HIV to someone else. The higher the viral load, the higher the risk of transmitting HIV. Finally, the viral load test is valuable for managing therapy , to see if antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Reveals Promise for HIV Test

...antibody test alone and were told they weren't infected when they were, they could be a strong infection risk until they get tested again, which according to guidelines could be six to 12 months later," said study leader Dr. Sheldon Morris, of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...sexual partners. Some people get infected in medical settings, through accidental needle sticks or unsterilized equipment. The risk of infection from blood transfusions and blood products in the US is virtually zero. Hep C spreads more easily... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...HIV laboratory screening methods, viral load assays, and HIV resistance tests. Many new technologies that will further enhance testing methods are in various stages of development. Patients presenting for testing within 36 hours of exposure to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...symptoms even though they started 2 to 3 days after and came in waves not all at once. I had three tests done at 14 and 15 weeks. two at a local clinic with the orasure oral swab and one with the military on the 14th week all tests were... Read more »

Symtoms and neg test after 16 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Im wondering for those who have experienced ars, how long the rash last? I have still rash for over 9 weeks. I had a high risk. Thanks. Read more »

am i negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i tested neg. at 10 and 13 weeks. my girlfriend, who is poz, we were having sex when the condom slipped off inside her. so, is my 13 week Read more »

symptoms but still negative

Posted by joe_swiss, 2 Replies
...does not know what to do with me. My blood looks normal otherwise (not anemic, etc.). i take a lots of vitamins since a few weeks in hope to boost my energy (so far with little success) HOWEVER, all tests so far seem to indicate that i did not... Read more »