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Can I Move On After A 9 Month Hiv Test

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HIV test 9 months after the exposure!

If a negative result done after 8 months and nine months of the last exposure be confirmed as a confirmed negative.(ELISA on both occasions)But I still have a cough that has been there for over a month. The friend I slept with is not a HIV patient...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It doesn't sound like your problem has anything to do with HIV. You should have your cough checked out by a doctor-- many problems can cause chronic cough. Read more »

Persistent symptoms for nine months, but negative at 3, 6 and 9

Should I continue testing till the 12th? tests: HIV antibodies non-reactive, Hepatitis C 0.1 s/c... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

...diagnosed Black New Yorkers were nearly 24 percent less likely than their white peers to see a doctor within three months of their HIV diagnosis and more than twice as likely as whites to be without medical care one year after their positive HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

... References Consultants Membership List, November 2005 CDC, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing in Health-Care Settings Project The material in this report originated in the National Center for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects of Written Informed Consent Requirements on HIV Testing Rates: Evidence From a Natural Experiment

...screening under the original requirements. These estimates indicate that the policy change accounted for roughly 328,000 additional HIV tests in the six months after consent procedures were streamlined. "Written informed consent requirements are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV proteins. This new test should produce results faster than a test for... Read more »
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very scared

Posted by ovidiu9, 2 Replies
...RNA quantitative and result was undetectable. I repeat at 12 months elisa for hcv and was 1.5 reactive. At 13 month i repeat test for HIV1,2 chemoluminiscence and the result was negative. I repeat hcv RNA( lower limit 45UI/ml) and the answer was... Read more »

how can i move on

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i had a hiv test 2 years ago one was at 3 months the other 9 months both which were neg. from a guy i was with for years. can i assume if he had Read more »

Still scared 9 months later

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had a relatively low risk encounter nine months ago. I got some ARS symptoms about a week later, and since that time, I have had numerous symptoms, including diarrhea, night Read more »

Should I Test Again

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...cheated, and I'm not sure if I caught something..." I've been tested for hepatitis and herpes (1 and 2). I took the following tests for HIV: 1. A PCR DNA test through Quest at about 2 months that was undetectable at 10 copies (was told by... Read more »