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qualitative HIV PCR DNA test result

hello Dr, Thanks for the reply on my Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant question. My PCR test came negative. Is that means i dont have HIV ? Do i need to testing again in 6 weeks,3 months or 6 months ? Also, ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had no HIV-exposure risks (french kissing ex-boyfriends is not a risk!). Consequently, I do not feel additional HIV-antibody testing is warranted. (Additional tests will, most likely, yield the same results of a reactive ELSIA with a negative... Read more »

"a kiss is NOT just a kiss" when it = HIV! Please answer...I'll be happy to donate $50

Dr Bob,What is needed to get an answer from you on this forum? You must get bombarded with... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant

I am a 37 year old female,Im 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. My both the pregnancy was... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Viral Load Test Viral load is the amount of HIV in your bloodstream. Viral loadcan be measured by two different lab tests: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) orbranched DNA (bDNA). It is best to stick with the same kind of test and notswitch... Read more »
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Women and HIV Viral Load

...of HIV, the greater the risk of your immune system being damaged. Viral load can be measured by two different lab tests: a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or a branched DNA (bDNA) test. Both tests are accurate, but each has a different way... Read more »
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HELP!!!! PCR RNA test is it accurate???

Posted by julio5000, 1 Reply
...protected sex with a hooker last sunday ... during the hole thing we used protection (condom) ... oral and vaginal sex. But we deep kissed 2 or 3 times and I found out that I had a little wound in my mouth because I hurt myself when brushing my... Read more »

Which way to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...deal...anxiety is killing me. Low-risk encounter. French kissing with stripper (yeah, it's me again!). I cannot wait 12 weeks to get tested. Which of the two options below are best? 1. Blood donation @4 weeks. I understand they use very... Read more »

need an answer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...these expensive tests and my doc says they were not needed medically - only mentally. still, i wonder...is pcr rna and pcr dna testing at the early stage as accurate as an antibody test at 3/6 months. can someone please tell me? i want to know... Read more »

Strange stuff in my mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...all these men. I have also had anal sex(given) with a condom several times with some but not all these men, I also like to kiss and french kiss a lot with other men. I have recently noticed that my tongue appears to be whitish on top of it, and... Read more »