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Can You Have Initial Hiv Symptoms And Test Negative

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initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

19 weeks hiv test negative but still have lot of symptoms

Posted by aj676, 1 Reply
Hi friends..i had sex with sex worker on 20th december 2013 twice with condom. It was a very raw sex but as per my knowldge the condoms were intact. Two days after the incident i had slept normaly but woke up with some itching on penis head. I will... Read more »

I tested negative but with these symptoms I just can't believe it

Posted by AnxiousTester, 3 Replies
Hi! I know many would say they wish they tested negative on an HIV test and I should ignore and celebrate....But I have symptoms that I just can't ignore. This is really ruining my Christmas but these symptoms are too strange and unusual for me to... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This group is for people who have tested out of their HIV window period, but remain with symtpoms of an unknown std:

Welcome to our site. I am glad you found us. Members here have symptoms... Read more »
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HIV test negative but worried about symptoms

Dear Richard,I am a male, living in Vietnam. On 27th of June 2014, while drunk, I had an unprotected vaginal and oral sex with CSW.One month after I had an eye infection and episode of blurred vision after that. Ophtalmologist said that it might be...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi T,You are HIV negative from this incident. Any testing done at 90 days or greater is considered conclusive. Trust the test. Mouth sores are not an ARS symptom.In health,RIchard... Read more »

Adopting Child with initial positive then negative tests

We are considering adopting a child with the following results: 02/04 born;04/04 negative PCR HIV;07/04 negative PCR HIV;09/04 positive EIA to HIV;12/04 negative EIA to HIV;08/05 hiv monitoring stopped. What does it all mean? ...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
An EIA (enzyme immunoassay) detects antibodies (an immune response) to HIV while the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) is a test that detects HIV genetic material (DNA or RNA). All HIV infected women have HIV antibodies and are EIA positive. During... Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are wondering if two folks who are HIV negative, have no other STDs and are in an exclusive/monogamous relationship would be at risk if they had anal sex. They certainly would not be at risk for STDs, including HIV. These illnesses are... Read more »

Symptoms at 4 months and a half and tested negative

4 months and a half ago I had a contact with a woman sexworker with condom.After that I took aroun 6 tests, all results negatives (at 3,6, 9, 12, 15 and 19 weeks) and for my anxiety a viral load test by bDNA, the result was undetectable at 15...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days as long as there were no other exposures during this time than the results are conclusive. Your history of having testing done at 15 weeks showing negative... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Shifts From Voluntary HIV Testing to Provider-Initiated Testing in Response to Epidemic

Zimbabwe has shifted from a voluntary HIV testing system to a provider-initiated system in which medical professionals incorporate HIV testing into routine medical exams with the permission of their patients, Zimbabwe's The Herald reports. Owen... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Announces 28 Percent Increase in HIV Testing Since Launch of "The Bronx Knows" Initiative One Year Ago

This Wednesday, the Health Department and community partners will gather at the New York Botanical Garden to celebrate the anniversary of "The Bronx Knows," a borough-wide HIV testing initiative launched one year ago. During the event, Dr. Monica... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The focus of this chapter is planning for and facilitating the transition from curative to palliative care, with emphasis on the initiation of either home-based support services or institutional care. The interdisciplinary team... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... Read more »