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Testing Negative At 15 Weeks High Risk

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High Risk Sex - All the symptoms - Tested Negative

Dear Dr. Bob,I've been on this board for a year since my high risk encounter, and I want to write this note to thank you and to encourage others like me to just get tested. This summer I received oral sex and had unprotected insertive anal sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Survivor,Thanks for writing in to share your experience. I'm glad that your story has a happy ending. It also underscores many recurrent themes of this forum:1.Symptoms, no matter what they are, do not equal HIV disease.2.Testing is the... Read more »

shingles after 7 weeks, tested negative at 10 weeks

Hi,This is the 3rd time I'm asking this so sorry but I really need to put my mind at... Read more »

24 weeks after the high risk exposure

Hello Doc, I am writing you from Turkey. Sorry for my English.I have taken 12 hiv antibody tests up... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission in High-Risk Maternity Hospitals in St. Petersburg, Russia

To evaluate the effectiveness of an HIV rapid testing (RT) program, the researchers offered point-of-care RT -- including antiretroviral prophylaxis for positive women and their infants -- to pregnant women with no or incomplete HIV testing results... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Self-Test Kits Ineffective Among High-Risk Populations, Study Says

Some HIV self-test kits are used improperly by high-risk groups, and such groups can interpret test results inaccurately, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health reports. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Empowering HIV Testing as a Prevention Tool: Targeting Interventions for High-Risk Men Who Have Sex With Men

HIV testing can be performed easily in France's free and anonymous voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) centers. A recent national survey among men who have sex with men revealed that 73 percent of MSM who had previously tested for HIV had done so... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is my 5 week test likely turn negative at 12 weeks

Posted by Anxiety92, 1 Reply
I'm not sure was my exposure high risk but here is the brief
I had one time sex unprotected with no ejaculation just pre cum and easnt all the way penetrated just the head of his penis was inside of me. It was brief maybe like 10 minutes or less.... Read more »

Test was negative at 10 weeks after hiv exposure? Can someone tell me what type of hiv test it was?

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv 4 or 5 times on July 31st. 4 days later she told me she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital that same day and got pep and took it for a month. I stopped taking it on September 9th.

I got a rapid... Read more »

4th Gen HIV test Negative at 4 weeks and 7 weeks please help

Posted by plokoon81, 1 Reply
HI

Sorry to post here but I am really really worried
I had protected vaginal sex with a sex worker from romania she provided the condom so i dont know if it was good or bad. I dont recall seen it break or snak or anything. I did not check if it was... Read more »

Engaged in High-Risk Behavior - Had Many Symptoms - Am HIV Negative (Phew!)

Posted by IntrospectiveOne, 1 Reply
I'm posting this to let others know that hallmark symptoms of HIV that occur a few weeks after a high-risk sexual behavior don't necessarily mean one is infected. As I posted on July 1:

"I had sex (anal insertive) without a condom (I know, poor... Read more »