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Casual Contact Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...will soon become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB is a confirmatory test: it is only performed if an ELISA or rapid test is positive. The WB can be...
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HIV RISK AFTER 6 MONTHS FROM A NEGETIVE TEST

I sincerely need your help. Because I am worried very much. Because. I had posted a question in Yahoo. I have got a answer. The same I have added here. It is totally confusing. Please answer me. I WILL DONATE.My question: am 30 years aged married...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clear up some of the confusion and misinformation.1.You are HIV negative. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to six months are definitive and conclusive. No additional testing is warranted.2.The comment about HIV EIA is absurd. EIA... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and Pregnant!

Hello,I am a 21 year old female. Just recently found out I was pregnant. I'm 7 weeks along. At a routine pre-natal viist, I had a blood test. My doctor told me I tested positive for HIV with my mother in the room! She's very worried. Although, he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

elisa antigen+antibody 4,5 month

Dear expert,please give me advice.i made elisa test(antibody+antigen) after 4,5 month after dangerous sexual contact.Whether it is necessary to retake the test after 4,5 months after dangerous sexual contact? 2 months the temperature 37* is...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear worried,Since you have tested negative 4.5 months after your risky sexual contact, there would be no need to repeat testing again. However, if you had other unprotected sexual Read more »

Symptoms are definate, ELISA is negative- 1 year out

Dr.I am a 43 yr old male who had unprotected sex with a female 1 year ago. She has had issues for numerous years with rhumatodial arthritis. (which I understand can be a symptom?) Three weeks after our contact, I acquired a shignles like rash on...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...With two negative HIV 1/2 tests your risk of having contracted HIV due to unprotected sex one year ago is extremely unlikely and I would not Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children more than 3 months old. Although the practice has not received FDA approval, lamivudine may be used to prevent health care workers... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...not developed antibodies and you are probably not infected. To get truly accurate results, it's necessary to wait three to six months after your last possible exposure to the virus before being tested. That is because the immune system can take... Read more »
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elisa negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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? I'm worried because I was found an STD called MYCOPLASMA. Besides I've... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
...yellowing skin TIREDNESS very sensitive skin ( skin turns VERY RED when under pressure) blue veins very visible diarrhea ( 10 months non - stop ) stifness of muscles dizzyness extreme dry skin peeling of palms and soles excess sweating white... Read more »

SYMPTOMS AFTER 14 1/2 YRS ...TEST NEGATIVE

Posted by Anonymous
...followed by diarrhea in 3days, coated tongue in 3 weeks and sore throat after 8+ week. A doctor friend who screened my blood 5 months post exposure told me over the phone that i was negative which i felt difficult to believe. Recently after 14... Read more »

My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will Read more »