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Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... 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 at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... 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 I'm slow to seroconvert and that I'll find out I'm poz later. Read more »

tested at six weeks

Posted by justsayno, 2 Replies
Ok so I tried my first time as a bottom with a gay guy. I sucked his penis unprotected for like 3 secs but then before he put a condom on he very slighty pushed his penis inside me then he put on a condom and put it up but then immediately removed... Read more »

Had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv? Test was negative at 6 weeks? Please help?!

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl 4 or 5 times on July 31st. She confessed 4 days later she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital after she told me and they gave me pep.

I stopped taking the pep on September 9th and went to get a hiv rapid... Read more »
Ask the Experts

if Dr. Bob was French... ? (SIX WEEKS VERSUS THREE MONTH HIV TESTS)

Doctor Bob,suppose for a minute you were French - or just being in doctor in France. The authorities there consider an Antibody/Antigen test conclusive at 6 weeks. (For standard Ab tests, they say 3 months, like CDC). Ok. Now, someone asks you in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Bonjour Monsieur Dan!Je parle la langue de Molire. Alors, peut-tre je suis franais !!!??My job as "Dr. Bob," whether French, Italian or Zimbabwean, is to provide science-based factual information. I'm really not here to criticize or... Read more »

How accurate is 6 months window period and assurance that the result with out sex after six month exposure is truly NEGATIVE?

Hi Doctors,Good day to all!I'm really glad i found this site. I am sleepless now at the moment while i'm writing this i got so confused and worried. My friend attended at HIV Seminar today. She learned in the seminar and told me that after...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are now to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive. With the sensitivity of... Read more »

tested six weeks after exposure

hi doctor. i had sex with a prostitute and i wore condom, after ejaculation i removed my penis and the condom was safe with siemens inside, i again insert my penis inside again and this time the condom broke, in duration of less than a minuite i...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Since this was a one-time incident, brief, and you were the insertive partner, transmission was unlikely. A negative six week test is a good indicator of your true status. Go in for a final test at 90 days. I am confident it will be... Read more »

tested six weeks after exposure

hi doctor. i had sex with a prostitute and i wore condom, after ejaculation i removed my penis and the condom was safe with siemens inside, i again insert my penis inside again and this time the condom broke, in duration of less than a minuite i...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiCondoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. That being said you should also never reuse a condom. Most likely why it broke.The testing guidelines for HIV are to be... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six-Week Course of Antiretroviral Nevirapine Did Not Clearly Reduce Risk of HIV Among Breastfed Infants, Study Finds

A six-week extended course of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine did not clearly show a reduced risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission among breastfed infants, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , the New York Times ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intervention to Promote Exclusive Breast-Feeding for the First Six Months of Life in a High HIV Prevalence Area

The authors reported on a nonrandomized intervention cohort study designed to increase exclusive breast-feeding rates for six months post-delivery in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. To support exclusive... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

A Review of Six Years of Statewide Testing for Acute HIV in North Carolina

Hi, my name is JoAnn Kuruc. I work with the University of North Carolina [UNC] in Chapel Hill. I also work along with the state of North Carolina, Department of Public Health. We have been screening for acute HIV for six years in the state of North... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive, Marking Largest Outbreak in Porn Industry in Six Years

A fifth pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, marking the largest HIV outbreak in the adult film industry in six years, according to the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation , Reuters reports. The latest case has... Read more »