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taking a chance on a neg man

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I'm considering getting involved with an HIV negative man. He's great but I worry that he will run scared after a short time. I'm ready to settle down. Some of the people I know agree with me. Yet I feel ready to take the risk. Anyone that convince... Read more »

He tested neg...does this mean I am neg????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have written before about a possible exposure in the middle of December. I have been trying to work up the courage to get tested and I think I am ready. I contacted the guy I was with, my risk was unprotected anal receiver and no ejaculation,... Read more »

neg. test=hiv neg.?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
the most experts mean a 6-month-negative hiv-test is conclusive. but I have read some(rare) people take a longer time. you need such people? my question is: I have tested neg. after 6 months and 1 year, but have a lot of symptoms every day. Its the... Read more »

tested neg - but ARS was real

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Thanks to everyone on this forum, you have helped me through one of the toughest times in my life. I just tested hiv negative 13 weeks after exposure. I will proabably go back for a 6 month test just to be sure.

Let me extend some hope to those of... Read more »

Is it possible to test neg at 3 mths then poz

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Is it possible to test negative at 3 months and then positive later? Read more »
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pos. person on meds testing neg. possible? (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS HIV VIRAL LOAD TEST)

Hi Dr. Bob. First thank you for all your generous answers. My question is:If someone is on meds for hiv(any, not specific)and their v.l. is undetectable, how possible is it they can go down to the local health department and test negative? Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello m. p.,How possible is it that an HIVer on antiretroviral medications that have driven his HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels will test "HIV negative" (HIV-antibody negative) at his local health department? The answer is it... Read more »

neg or pos / pos or neg / test or no test / no test or test

HelloI have written to you a couple of times in the past - sometimes I can dissuade myself from worrying, at other times I'm not so successful...My fear of HIV really kicked in when I became pregnant last year and underwent antenatal HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Desperate Mum,Let me be brief and direct. Your two negative HIV tests (eight years after your relationship and nine months after your dental appointment) are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. No further tests are warranted or... Read more »

What are the chances of HIV in p17 western blot? (INAPPROPRIATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2011)

Sir, I had my two elisa negative tests and a p17 band appear in the Western blot .The test conducted after 4&1/2 month ofpossible exposure .Please help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yours is yet another case of the Western Blot test being ordered inappropriately. See link below. Your tests indicate you are HIV negative. No additional HIV testing is warranted.Dr. Bob<a... Read more »

Neg HIV in April now full blown Aids

My son was diagnosed with Syphlis(stageII)this past April but tested neg for HIV. Now he is in hospital with PCP and thrush with a CD4 of 14. How can someone convert so quickly and is there a good chance for converting to 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
I can't explain the difference in HIV test results between then and now. I assume his HIV antibody and western blot tests are now positive. Given his CD4 count < 200 and ongoing PCP, if his HIV antibody test is positive, he has an AIDS... Read more »

HIV NEG UB2: Does Serosorting Protect You?

Safer sex is a gay, grass-roots invention.In fact, just about everybehavioral technique used in theU.S. to stop or slow the spread ofHIV was invented and first practiced bygay men. These techniques were consideredrisky by the public health... Read more »

Born With HIV, Diagnosed at 17: A Young Mom Shares Her Story

Welcome to This Positive Life! We have with us Lolisa Gibson. When Lolisa got tested for HIV in 2004, she was certain that she was HIV negative. So when her results came back positive, she was utterly shocked. It was a lot for a 17-year-old to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Conference Calls for Asian Nations to Seize Chance to Reverse Epidemic

The 7th International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific ended on Tuesday in Kobe, Japan, with calls for Asian nations to seize the opportunity to reverse the epidemic before it expands across the region, Reuters AlertNet reports. In the... Read more »