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Hiv Negative At Six Weeks

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Could I be HIV+ after HIV exposure but negative at 12wks?

Hi Dr. I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex with an HIV+ guy (unkowingly) - alhtough he did not ejaculate in me, I realise this was still high risk. I had a test at 6 weeks, which was negative and then a further negative test at 12 weeks (or 84...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you a definitive result in as few as 20 minutes! Regarding "how often" someone will subsequently test HIV positive following a negative three-month test, we don't have accurate statistics to report. However, I can advise that such an occurrence... Read more »

Rape Survivor - HIV NEGATIVE at 3 months/13 weeks?

I (I'm a female) was raped by a formal friend who tested HIV negative and is with the police. I... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
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Tested Negative - Still Unsure

Posted by beachlover79, 2 Replies
...My Wife and I just tested negative using the Oral swab method (not the rapid test). How accurate is this test and is there issues in the specimen collection Read more »

Negative at six months but positive later.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know of any cases where someone tested negative at six months and positive later. Is this possible? I recently tested negative at six months but I'm still worried that Read more »

7 wks HIV neg. how good? pls comment

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hi everyone, 7 weeks passed after a possible expossure, tested twice n all neg. still in the 3 months window period (ending 3rd Dec) but what are Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative Read more »