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Does Hiv Show Up On Normal Blood Test

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HIV report with normal blood test

Sir, If you read this question I just want to let you know that I am the same guy from India who just asked you the question about contracting HIV from bathroom floors and the maid peeing and all that stuff. I just want to add that does a normal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Nope! A "normal blood test" would not indicate HIV infection. The only way to know if someone is HIV infected is to get an HIV-specific test.As for "contracting HIV from bathroom floors and the maid peeing and all that stuff,"... Read more »

scared im infected do normal blood test show hiv results

a year ago i sleeped with a guy who i now suspect has hiv, after about 4 months i notice dark... Read more »

Normal blood tests.

I am worried that i may have been put in risk of the hiv/aids virus. However recently i had to have... Read more »
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Normal Blood Test - Would the virus show up?

Posted by Anonymous
I am worried that I may have contracted HIV and have yet to go to a clinic for a test. However, a few days ago I went for a blood test because I have been feeling tired for over a year now. My question is this. Could the virus show up on the blood... Read more »

Neg at 8.5 wks but low "normal" white blood count

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys,
To cut a long story short: partner recently tested positive. I tested negative on a rapid hospital test where they drew blood and this was at the 8.5 wk mark since my last exposure via unprotected insertive anal intercouse. However, I have... Read more »

Blood Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to my doctor today but did not tell him about my HIV worries. He has decided to do a blood test tomorrow although he says that he thinks i just have a cold. Do you think I have anything to worry about? Surely he would of noticed something if... Read more »

Blood TEst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I did a blood test for Heptatitis and also another blood test for fatty liver. I just like to know if HIV + person would have any different results from these tests from a normal person. The two test have been negative and the liver test turns out... Read more »