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Tufts University School of MedicineYou have no evidence of HCV infection.You may have been vaccinated against hepatitis A and B in the past since your total HAV is reactive and your HB surface antibody is reactive. Alternatively you could have been exposed to HBV in the past; we... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Alex,Back again so soon? Alex, I haven't changed my assessment or advice. See below. Your fears of not producing antibodies is irrational and completely unwarranted.Stop testing and go get the psychological counseling you need to confront... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI recently had a routine physical. My doctor did a finger prick to check my hemoglobin. If I were HIV+ would it show up in something like this? Thanks
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Posted by nomoreworry4meHIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi everyone, I posted before. I am a female who got a slight bit of precum on a finger that had a burn on it from two weeks prior. No blood, no open wound, just peeling skin.
Everyone I have come in contact with says dont worry. Im still finding it... Read more »
Posted by DUDE, 2 RepliesHey, I pulled this off of http://hopkins-aids.edu/frames/index_booktoc.html.
What a great source, I pulled this paragraph out.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive serology (EIA and WB)
averages 21 days with newer... Read more »
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