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Can You Trust Your Hiv Test Result

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hiv test after pepMy AntiHiv (ab & p24 ag) result is Negative after 18 days. My question is can i trust the result? I asked two doctors and they said you dont need any other tests and the result is accurate and you're clean! Please tell me what do you

I have unprotected sex with a csw at 4 Feb 2014 and I used PEP 28 days included Lamzidivir and Zidovudine, Kaletra at 43hours after exposure. 18 March 2014 is about 2weeks after finish PEP I have taken HIV combo Ab/Ag test is Negative. after...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If combo test is negative at 6 and 8 weeks after your exposure, you are not infected. DW... Read more »

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... Read more »

conflicting opinions on my test results, don't know what to think and only trust you guys!

nothin' you wascilly wabbit... oh wait, wrong phrase.anyway doc, got a question, shocking i... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: HIV Crusader Rejects Stigma; Program Leader Isn't Shy About Urging People to Be Tested

Vivian Clark is building trust -- one handful of condoms at a time. As project coordinator of the community HIV testing program with the South Carolina African-American HIV/AIDS Council, it is her job to educate people about the disease and urge... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Press Trust of India Examines HIV/AIDS Among Indian Populations Living in Mauritius

The Press Trust of India on Tuesday examined HIV/AIDS among Indian populations on the island of Mauritius. According to Audrey dHotman de Villiers, an advocate working with an HIV/AIDS prevention group in Mauritius, Hindu leaders have not been vocal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Trust Criticized Over HIV Warning

An AIDS advocacy group is criticizing the West Cornwall Primary Care Trust for overreacting to 10 new HIV cases in the seaside resort of St. Ives. PCT publicly urged screening anyone who has had unprotected sex over the last eight years. Targeting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study to Look at Health Care System Trust Among Hispanics With HIV

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in September will begin a two-year study to determine whether a lack of trust of the U.S. medical system is a factor behind a higher mortality rate among Hispanics with HIV/AIDS, the Winston-Salem... Read more »
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Should I trust these results and How?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am still having trouble to trust the following negative tests results:

1. p24 Antigen - 5 weeks
2. PCR RNA - 7 weeks
3. Elisa - from 4 - 13,5 weeks

I am having lot of trouble, sleepleas nights, small night sweats on the chest and constant growling of... Read more »

Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
I'm a male hetero, nearing 40 and heavy smoker, heavy weekend drinker, skilled manual worker (though more qualified), never been an IDU, suffered depression and anxiety for 7 years. I am highly anxious now and have sprouted rather a
many grey hair... Read more »

Advice from any of you please!!! trust the test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a very high risk sexual encounter with a female which later found out to be positive... I got tested 6, 9, 11, and 14 months later, but the last two ones were simple/rapid test (don`t know if they are ELISAs or can be compared). Today I have a... Read more »


Posted by piercedPINOY, 3 Replies

TRUST GAVE ME HIV...As my partners told me as they look clean and looks healthy, I wouldn't have thought that I'd get a virus by mere trust of the looks and their words.

I am recently diagnosed sometime late last... Read more »