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Can You Trust A 3 Month Hiv 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 »

Trust the tests (16 of them) or the symptoms?

Dear Dr. Bob: Thank you for your recent reply to my concerns about being HIV + (though I've tested... Read more »

can i trust my result?

Can I trust my result?Ive been feverishly testing after a moderately risky encounter in early... Read more »
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Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...intelligent life too, especially for someone who spent so long in the care of a medical system that had simply shut down on offering HIV tests in anything remotely akin to a routine and standardized manner. We'll follow California's lead, trust... Read more »
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Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...largely on the providers' perception of the patients' risk behaviors. 21 Data confirm that testing rates are higher when HIV tests are included in the standard panel of screening tests for all pregnant women. 52 , 69 , 104 Women also are... Read more »
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The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

...Yes. There has been an oral test to collect the specimen for conventional testing since the mid-1990s. And of the rapid HIV tests, there have now been six approved since 2002 -->. The first of them to be approved, the OraQuick test, can work... Read more »
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Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
...suffered depression and anxiety for 7 years. I am highly anxious now and have sprouted rather a many grey hair in the last few months . After reading that later seroconversion and drawn out ARS could be indicative of faster disease progression... Read more »

Question regarding test results?

Posted by mimi26, 1 Reply
...However, beyond 6 months I have had a couple exposures to unprotected sex with people of unkown status which has worried me. Can I trust this test and no that I am HIV Negative? Is it Definite? Thank you for your respone and have a happy... Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the Read more »

Do you trust the 3 month theory

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Now let me ask you this and im not asking people who tested pos in 1996 or something i mean recently did it take longer than 3 months or six months to sero when did u become infected how and how long did it take for your result. i ask this... Read more »