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Can Hiv Test Be Wrong After 1 Year

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I HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 26 YEARS

I HADE A UPPER RESPITORY INFECTION AND MY DR, WANTED TO DO A AIDS TEST HE IS STATING THAT IT CAME BACK POSITIVE. I AM REALY CONFUSED BOTH MY HISBAND AND I HAVE NOT BEEN WITH ANYONE ELSE FOR 26 YEARS. HOW COULD SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPEN? COULD...
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
...You don't indicate what kind of HIV test was performed or why the test was ordered in the first place. If a screening HIV test is performed and found positive, then a Read more »

my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years... Read more »
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... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea Read more »
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...important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get... Read more »
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... The current study characterizes HIV testing and high-risk behavior among 2,007 nationally representative adults ages 18-22. Conducted between March 2002 and February Read more »
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HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status, she says she's negative and has been tested for HIV over the past 6 years all with negative results. Her last HIV test was approximately November 2007 around the time she got together with her ex bf. She told me before that... Read more »

ELISA Test is so primitive.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Having to wait 3 months to get a conclusive HIV test results is just cruel for so many people who are force to wait, sometimes in highly anxious states to get their results. You Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am so worried. Read more »

I'm so worried!?!? what do I do?!?1

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that I had a wound in my mouth. After about a week I started feeling sick, and went to a doctor. Some weeks later I took an HIV test. That was negative, but i continued being sick and went for alot of tests at the hospital, without finding... Read more »