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Hepatitis Antibody Test Time It Takes

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hepatitis shots and tested negative approximately a month later

Sorry for bothering again. Donation will be coming soon, I promise. My question is this; I tested HIV neg. 1 year 3 months later (no other exposures whatsoever). My good dr recommended at the beginning of me seeing him out of fear that i might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mean there is anything wrong with your immune system. Talk to your doctor. If indeed you have not developed protective anti-hepatitis antibody levels following appropriate vaccination, you should simply try again and be revaccinated. Your fears... Read more »

Multiple false positives?

I was suffering from extreme nausea, weekly fevers, diarrhea, and elevated liver enzymes. My liver... Read more »

immunology testing

hi doctor,i had a full blood test, but for hep. b they only tested for Anti HBs - (Antibody to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C. Positive results can lead to further tests, treatment,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...been decreasing? Yes, rates of acute Hepatitis B in the United States have declined by approximately 82% since 1990. At that time, routine Hepatitis B vaccination of children was implemented and has dramatically decreased the rates of the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...but instead look for your body's reaction to the virus -- the presence of antibodies to HIV. ELISA The ELISA (also sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...long-term illness that occurs when the hepatitis C virus remains in a person?s body. Hepatitis C virus infection can last a lifetime and lead to serious liver problems, including cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) or liver cancer. ... Read more »
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Anyone there???? Please help

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...w. HIV. I've this type of rash in both arms since January. If i drink beer ( which i dont do anymore) i get feverish, and sometimes i fell feverish w/out drinkking beer. Sometiens is seems like the candida in my penis wants to return. The palms... Read more »

Window for Hepatitis and Hiv and more

Posted by Anonymous
...Yes, Window in sweden is up to six month but more likely 2 month. This virus can take some times to develop and you are using other tests than Antibodys. Hepatitis is a liver infection so you will have the virus there AND Read more »

Young and stupid

Posted by comix, 4 Replies
...It wasn't until after we broke up that i've been able to get this information out of him. We have had unprotected sex three times (with pullout), so I know I have put myself at risk. Sometimes I even wonder if he is being truthful about his... Read more »

When should I test?

Posted by Shauna99, 7 Replies
...I recently got out of a relationship with a guy who was a former IV drug user. We practiced safe sex almost every time, but there was one or two times when it just happened. We last had sex about 2 months ago. I need to know when I should be Read more »