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Days For Hiv Results To Come Back

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I know I have HIV, no results back

Posted by Redeye77, 2 Replies
It will be two weeks after my 4 week 1 day test was taken and still no results. I called 2 days ago and they weren't in yet so my assumption is I have HIV and it's taking so long because they have to confirm my first positive test.
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Results are back

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
NEG.I thought for sure i was infected,with all the symptoms ive been having.My last test was at 23 weeks and 3 days. not quite 24 ,but close enough for me.Im hiv neg.First i want to thank,worried2002,BottomLine,Gman ,JackieBlue and all the anonomous... Read more »

Results are back

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
There NEG,and I believe them.Well this time im moving on ,I still don't think my symptoms are due to stress but who knows maybe they are,Im going to get tested for mono ,But im finished worrying about hiv and hepatitis.I will stay on this board to... Read more »

Received Positive Results Back Today

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Well, I'm a 29-year-old guy that received a call today from my doctor that I tested positive. The blood test was for an unrelated problem, and I casually agreed to throw on the HIV test since it had been about a year since my last test. After I... Read more »

94 days test result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, I just get a result back, negative, for a 94 days test ( hiv I and II ). Hopefully, it is ok and I will move on. Unfortunately, I got herpes I and borderline II, I don't understand the result but it is better than hiv. And I have... Read more »
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Tired back...result of my HIV?

Dr. Frascino,Thanks so much for your voice of reason and humor. I live in Santa Clara, CA and was diagnosed with HIV a little over a month ago. I'm trying hard not to be concerned about every little thing, but I have noticed the past couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your "tired back" is not related to your HIV disease. Sore backs are an extremely common complaint HIV or no HIV. Physiologically speaking, we were never meant to walk upright on two legs. Our backs are better designed for us to crawl... Read more »

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 »

Could a 1 day incomplete take of meds results in a HIV drug resistant?

Hi Dr. Bob,Good day and first of all sorry for the novel. I am currently on Efavirenz + Lamivudine + Tenofovir ARV regimens. I am taking 1 tablet of Efavirenz, 2 tablets of Lamivudine, and 1 tablet of Tenofovir before bed at exactly within range of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Mr. Worried.I agree with your current doctor! Most antiretrovirals in use today (including the ones you are using) have a relatively long half-life. Taking your daily dose two to three hours early or late is certainly not a problem.Adherence... Read more »

woooohooo!! Results are back, thanks for the support Dr Frascino...

Got back my results and you could imagine the happiness.Awaiting permission to celebrate! my results is done at the 12 weeks mark. not a day more, not a day less.Is it conclusive enough? Thank you !...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Assuming there are no extenuating circumstances, I consider a three-month negative FDA-approved HIV-antibody test to be definitive.WOO-HOO and congratulations!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Substantial Increases in HIV Prevention Efforts Producing Results, but Not Enough to Turn Back the Epidemic

New York -- According to new data in the UNAIDS 2008 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic there have been significant gains in preventing new HIV infections in a number of heavily- affected countries. In Rwanda and Zimbabwe, changes in sexual... Read more »

After Atripla, a Normal Life With HIV

It was Ash Wednesday 2007 when I got my HIV test results from my primary doctor. He said to me, "I am sorry, but your HIV test came back positive, this does not mean you are really positive, so I am sending you to a specialist." My life was... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia: Government's SMS System for HIV Test Results

Zambia's Ministry of Health is piloting a project that sends newborn HIV test results back to community health centers via text messaging, shortening to three to five days a process that used to take up to 10 weeks and getting infected babies onto... Read more »