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Hiv Neg Test After 5 Months

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4 month neg shpuld i wait for 6 month test

Posted by jamesmore32, 1 Reply
Hey Yall been going through a lot of anxiety about My test results I tested negative multiple time via oraquick otc from 8 weeks all the way to 4 months is it possible I am hiv positive and oraquick just isn't picking it up? Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my hiv neg testing was brought into the picture but am curious. i was told to put hiv out of my... Read more »

neg. test=hiv neg.?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
the most experts mean a 6-month-negative hiv-test is conclusive. but I have read some(rare) people take a longer time. you need such people? my question is: I have tested neg. after 6 months and 1 year, but have a lot of symptoms every day. Its the... Read more »

neg @8wks-need 3 month test?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all, got my results back for an 8 week HIV test-NEG. SO I am happy!! My question: do I need to take a 3 month test? Will my results really change? I am happy, but reserved because its only a 8 week test. Any advise would be great! Take care... Read more »

He tested neg...does this mean I am neg????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have written before about a possible exposure in the middle of December. I have been trying to work up the courage to get tested and I think I am ready. I contacted the guy I was with, my risk was unprotected anal receiver and no ejaculation,... Read more »
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neg or pos / pos or neg / test or no test / no test or test

HelloI have written to you a couple of times in the past - sometimes I can dissuade myself from worrying, at other times I'm not so successful...My fear of HIV really kicked in when I became pregnant last year and underwent antenatal HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Desperate Mum,Let me be brief and direct. Your two negative HIV tests (eight years after your relationship and nine months after your dental appointment) are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. No further tests are warranted or... Read more »

What? Infection for 18 months? after two neg test outside window?

Lenght of HIV infectionNov 18, 2007 I had an HIV test March 2005 & 2006 both negative. HIV test 10/18/2007 results positive. The viral load was 61,091 & CD4 313. The expanded blood test came back today with viral load of 1,921 and a cd4 of...
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
The decline in viral load could be the result of the acute infection process, where we usually see the viral load get very high and then decline over the first 6 months or so to a lower level, sometimes referred to as the viral setpoint. Your first... Read more »

Will donate $ "how" (3 month test neg) can I sleep now

Dr. Bob,I will donate $100.00 to your org. if you can assist me.I had a month long relationship with a female and had unprotected sex x 2 during the time. Since we split up I have had great angsiety over HIV. We both are 35 yrs of age, vaginal sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've read about many cases like yours in the archives yet you want your case "specifically reviewed?" You had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown HIV status and have had multiple negative HIV tests out past three months. Yes,... Read more »

pos. person on meds testing neg. possible? (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS HIV VIRAL LOAD TEST)

Hi Dr. Bob. First thank you for all your generous answers. My question is:If someone is on meds for hiv(any, not specific)and their v.l. is undetectable, how possible is it they can go down to the local health department and test negative? Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello m. p.,How possible is it that an HIVer on antiretroviral medications that have driven his HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels will test "HIV negative" (HIV-antibody negative) at his local health department? The answer is it... Read more »
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