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Can I Trust A 8 Month Negative Hiv Elisa Test

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Can i trust the results for an HIV elisa test after 7 and 10 months??

hello docs, you are doing a tremendous job here!! congratshere is the thing, I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status a year ago back in july 2009.....went through surgery in September (Varicicele) and took antibiotics for 3 weeks or...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello,Surgery doesn't affect HIV antibody testing. If you're negative at 7 months and haven't been exposed (really) since, you can trust the negative results.Be well (and safe),BY... Read more »

Negative HIV test result at 5 months "true negative"

I had a negative elisa hiv test at 5 months post possible incident. can i be confident in my... Read more »

Can I trust my negative hiv test?

About 1 1/2 years ago, I had an affair during a rocky time in my marriage. My husband and I have... Read more »

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Teniecka

Teniecka trusted her boyfriend of two years. She was monogamous and thought he was, toountil she tested positive for HIV in 2001, and also discovered that her boyfriend was married. It took Teniecka a full year to wrap her mind around being HIV... Read more »

News & Views: Trusting Your Sixth Sense; Your Body's Killer Instincts; Redefining Positive; and More

HIV News & Views, October 03, 2013 - October 3, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Dave R.: Your Sixth Sense -- Can... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London Health Service Begins Offering Rapid HIV Tests

Barts and the London NHS Trust has become the first National Health Service provider in the United Kingdom to offer rapid, oral HIV tests, BBC News reports. Officials hope that the service will increase the number of people who seek testing... Read more »

Creating Without Shame: Care Providers Turn Real-Life Stories Into an HIV-Focused Telenovela

Family secrets ... betrayed trust ... condom usage? The classic, persistent themes of Spanish-language soap operas, also known as telenovelas , get a refreshing, enthralling update in Sin Verg├╝enza ( Without Shame ), the new telenovela that... Read more »
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9months 3rd gen Elisa and HIV PCR RNA negative. . is my nightmare over

Posted by Vince828282, 3 Replies
Some of you might think im crazy like my MD. But I am really stressed and cant move on. I made the biggest mistake of my life last year August 2013. I was completely wasted and was no longer myself, I had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal... Read more »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please Help I am still having symptoms after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 months, am I done testing,... Read more »

elisa negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, my question is the following:
I just got the result of my test wich was negative for hiv, hepatitis B and siphilis, last risk was on april 6, and the test was taken on june 7. This is exactly 2 months. How accurate is elisa test at 2 months?... Read more »

Should I trust these tests

Posted by Anonymous
I am a married man who made a stupid decision, under the influence of alcohol, to engage in mutual masterbation with a lady I do not know. In addition to my fingers being saturated with her vaginal fluids, my penis also came in contact with a... Read more »