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Can You Still Have Hiv And Test Negative

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23 HIV test ALL Negative:

I have taken 23 HIV test due to white coating on my tongue.Every test has been negative over 10 month period of time. Please advise if antidodies can take greater 10 months to appear.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Twenty-three negative HIV tests (23!!!?!) over a 10-month period? WOWZA! Dude, exactly what part of "HIV negative" are you having difficulty understanding? Read more »

hiv tested negative again.

Hi Joseph MDim hoping you can help me. i got exposed to hiv over three years ago. i now have lipo... Read more »

my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

...Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who have been tested as a result of being exposed have tested negative," said Steven Hirsch of Vivid, one of several adult-film companies that temporarily suspended filming after... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative High-Risk Adolescents: The REACH Study

...A recent issue of Pediatrics featured a study focusing on the HIV testing patterns of HIV-positive and HIV-negative high-risk adolescents to determine why, where, and when young people use such testing services. Methods Researchers recruited Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

... To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed Read more »
The Body PRO

Negative HIV Antibody Test Results Among People Treated During Acute/Early Infection

...It is a scenario that keeps the worried well worried: the possibility of a false negative HIV antibody test. Since HIV screening began, it has been acknowledged that false negative results do occur with ELISA assays, Read more »
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For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...you? Anyway apparantly this test checks for both HIV antibodies as well as the 'P24 antigen' to get an earlier result. It was NEGATIVE thank God, and the doctor tells me that it is 99% accurate. This is who they are, in the big posh spot in... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face and test. Read more »

hiv negative

Posted by Anthony25, 3 Replies
...Hey guys I got my test results today and 13 weeks post exposure was hiv negative. Thanks to all of you who went on this crazy ride with me. Eric, Sprite, Chris, all of you, are awesome and know that everytime Read more »