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Drinking Water Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...eating or preparing pork? No. 2009 H1N1 viruses are not spread by food. You cannot get infected with 2009 HIN1 from eating pork or pork products. Eating properly handled and cooked pork products is safe. Is there a risk from drinking water? Tap water that has been treated by conventional disinfection processes does not likely pose a risk for transmission of influenza viruses. Current drinking water treatment regulations provide a high...
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Indeterminate ELISA followed by negative results

DoctorYour opinion would set my mind at ease although I guess I know the answer.Back in 1999 after a real exposure to HIV (several unprotected sex with a HIV+ man - I was always on top and of course I did not know his status by then) I underwent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Would it be possible that HIV entered your body and then went away, leaving only a trace (indeterminate ELISA)? No, absolutely not. But you knew that already, didn't you? Of course you did.If you can't cope, you should seek the help of Read more »

please help me need advice

Dr Conway, I am very concerned that I may have been infected with HIV 6 months ago. 3 weeks after exposure I had pharyngitis with white patches on back of my throat when I took it off it will bleed, I had painful axillary nodes, mild fever,itching...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Your serial antibody tests as well as the negative RNA PCR are very reassuring to me, especially since the PCR test was done so long after the exposure. I am not sure where you Read more »

Confused about HIV+ events

I have accepted the fact that I am now HIV+. About 3 weeks ago, I came down with a painful sore throat unable to swallow or drink water. I saw at least 4 doctors each indicated that I should be HIV tested. Three weeks ago, I was tested for HIV it...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
People can have symptoms like that during HIV seroconversion. Read more »

Day 8 Baseline Inconclusive Day 26 -ve while on PEP

Dear Dr. Bob,I really hope you get a chance to answer my question as there don't seem to be stories with a similar situation.I was sexually assaulted on June 22 and June 30 by a new immigrant who came from Tanazania two or three months ago. June 22...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about your HIV status. For that you will need to follow the post-PEP testing guidelines, which recommend testing out to six months for a conclusive result.I can make a few comments about your particular situation:1.PEP should be started as soon... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. Generic Videx EC is available. AWP: $425.42 / month for Videx EC 400 mg capsules (generic enteric-coated $368.72 / month) Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Cytokines . Prevention It is difficult to avoid contact with MAC bacteria, but there are some ways to reduce the risk. Boil drinking water. MAC bacteria are found in most water systems, hospital water supplies and bottled water. Do not... 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 »
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Lymph Swelling - Need Expert

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weeks after a high risk incident with a high risk person. I've had various symptoms that concerned me all occured within 2 months of the incident. I noticed some pain in my joints and muscles over the last 3 weeks. I know most ARS symptoms... 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 »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 months, am I done testing, are my symptoms cauesed by... Read more »

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 »