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Doubting Hiv Negative Test

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doubt regarding false negative HIV test

i had sexual intercourse with a commercial sexual worker 3 months back using double condoms,i doubt i had a small cut on my hand during that time which occured on that day morning and remember touching her vagina with the hand. i also had oral...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
For what you describe, I would not have offered you PEP. There was no significant exposure here. Regardless, yes the three month test after PEP can be trusted. No significant exposure + negative HIV test = No Infection.DW... Read more »

If you doubt your negative test - Seek Help

I have read here on many occasions about people finding hard to accept their negative status, I too... Read more »

hiv negative but doubt

hello doctor lisa, i had a sex with sex worker before 3 months unfortunatly my condom was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Doubt Over Revised Number of HIV-Positive People in China, New York Times Reports

Some HIV/AIDS advocates are expressing doubt over a new estimate of the number of HIV-positive people in China that was released in a report on Wednesday by China's Ministry of Health , the World Health Organization and UNAIDS , the New York... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Lingering Doubts About Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain in New York City

The Los Angeles Times on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS experts' doubts about the importance of a rare, highly drug-resistant HIV strain detected in a New York City man in February and the decision to publicize the case widely (Piller, Los Angeles... Read more »
Housing Works

Behind the Story: David France Discusses New York Mag Aging Story; Casts Doubt on NYC HIV Statistic

David France photo credit: Karine Laval "Being an AIDS journalist makes me one of the loneliest journalists around," David France lamented. "I know how difficult it is to get an AIDS article published in this day and age. Everyone thinks AIDS is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

HIV tests conducted on the co-workers of an adult-film actor diagnosed with the virus in October have discovered no new infections, the co-founder of Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who... Read more »
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Anxiety, Doubts, 7 Month Negative, Guilt, Crazy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Back in the year 2000 I had an encounter that most would label low risk to almost nonexistant risk. However, I started to panic after I developed symptoms the next 2 weeks. I developed slight night sweats for one. A week after the incident I woke up... Read more »

Why people doubt test results!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Everyone wonders WHY when someone gets their Negative resluts past the 6 month "window" period .. its noramlly because of stories like THIS that you can read on The Body. Here is just ONE of them
http://www.thebody.com/apla/aug99/kimberly.html
So... Read more »

Why people doubt test results!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Their is ONE person thats have hard to understand why The history with Kimberly, YES, She was tested from 93-96 because she had night sweats, thrush and so on. She had AIDS and you can have AIDS for more than one year. So she had AIDS from probably... Read more »

Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
I'm pregnant with my second child, which was planned, and while my first was a c-section now I have the option of a vaginal birth. I really would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is... Read more »