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Can HIV Be Detected After Few Days

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Early HIV detection test done at 33 days

Hello Dr.Wohl ,I had an unprotected sex with a female co-worker(vaginal) . I have taken the early hiv test by lab corp and the results came negative. HIV DNA, PCR/HIV Ab 01 HIV−DNA by PCR 01...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Mark, Did you have HIV RNA or DNA testing done? Either way the tests show no evidence of HIV infection. They are reliable and would be positive within a couple weeks of infection. Shingles would not be expected to happen as a manifestation of... Read more »

Getting married in few me doctor i beg u

please forgive my bad grammar.Hello dr.McGowanI think you remember me.I am from INDIA.My risk is... Read more »

Re: Starting Isentress In A Few Days

Doctor Benjamin,I wrote to you a month ago about staring Isentress because of the overwhelming... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

RNA Test to Detect HIV During Acute, Primary Phase Not Widely Used, New York Times Reports

The New York Times on Friday examined an HIV blood test, which seeks out bits of the virus' RNA and can identify infections during the acute or primary phase. Standard rapid tests, which detect HIV antibodies, can provide immediate results but... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Officials Announce Detection of Rare Drug-Resistant HIV Strain, Issue Alert

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene officials on Friday at a news conference announced they have detected in a local patient a rare strain of HIV that is highly resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and causes a rapid onset of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Announces Measures to Increase Fraud Detection, Prevention

The Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Thursday announced "it is to launch a wide-ranging review of its procedures following concern over mismanagement of funds by countries receiving its money," the Financial Times reports. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing Fails to Detect the Majority of HIV-Infected Persons in Medical Care Settings

In order to assess opportunities for early HIV diagnosis in a comprehensive public health care system, the researchers undertook a retrospective review of patients newly diagnosed with HIV from September 2001 to December 2003. Of 348 patients newly... Read more »
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I'm taking a break - see you in a few days

Posted by dj1979, 2 Replies
I have decided to take a break - from thinking about HIV, talking about HIV, worrying about HIV. It's supposed to be 74 degrees here today, sunny and gorgeous. The weekend doesn't sound bad either. I'm going to enjoy time with my kids, and get... Read more »

ARS in few days? is it posible?

Posted by Carlos007, 1 Reply

First. I offer you my apologies for my poor English. This is my story.

Day 1: I had oral sex without a condom with a woman. She sucked my penis.

The woman had a good buccal health, she had no plaque. She had perfect white teeth. I do not know... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system.

Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.

Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.

Do such person with... Read more »

New to HIV. A Few (personal) Questions.

Posted by StillSearching, 2 Replies
After getting incredibly sick and landing in the hospital I was diagnosed with HIV last month. I simply couldn't believe the doctors when they told me I could still live a normal life and that I didn't need to worry. But the more I researched,... Read more »