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Hiv Non Reactive After One Year Of Last Exposure

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV status do not need viral load testing. The antibody test is the cheapest, easiest, and overall most reliable way for individuals to learn their HIV status. That being said, individuals who have had a recent exposure to HIV and experience symptoms consistent with seroconversion (flu-like symptoms), can request a viral load test from their doctor in addition to the HIV antibody test. This may help identify HIV infection...
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Negative elisa indeterminate western blot weird illnesses

Thank you for all your help. I had a western blot done in the past with p24 weakly reactive, no elisa, blood draw mistake, then multiple elisa non reactive, one western blot p24 reaction uncertain if band still present 2 months after the initial as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are definitively and conclusively HIV negative.The "weakly reactive" p24 band on a Western Blot (WB), which was mistakenly run without having a preliminary reactive Read more »

my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years tested testes HIV Positive in her seventh month of pregnancy and i tested negative, since we were together i tested regulary and she didn not, she used to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...may indeed be HIV infected. That you remained uninfected, despite having unprotected sex, is indeed possible. Not every HIV exposure leads to HIV transmission (thankfully!). It's a bit like playing sexual Russian Roulette. You could have been... Read more »

Sex with Aunty--after 94 days(non-reactive----wooo.........Hooooooooo

Hi Doc,This is ths guy who had sex with his aunty who didn't had sex for many years.She got -ve on jul 3 and i also got -ve jluy 15.U replyed that risk is nearly non-existent and get test after 3 months.I guess u remembered me..........After 94 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi P.V.,Your negative HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark is indeed definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. I still don't think it's a good idea Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive? I also think he said the lab did the Western Blot which also came back negative. Now they want to do the DNA test. Why do they need to do another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...feel it's needed. The result will undoubtedly be undetectable (negative) assuming if you've had essentially no potential HIV exposures and have tested HIV negative in the past.Good luck.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS,... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With HIV/AIDS

...Management of Survivors of Trauma Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) References Further Reading I. Introduction Exposure to a traumatic event is normally accompanied by distress. For most individuals such distress resolves... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cenicriviroc for Inflammation and HIV

...load continued to fall for several days after the study ended. Levels of inflammatory markers such as hsCRP decreased during exposure to cencriviroc. The following side effects associated with the drug were reported by some participants: ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Risk of Infecting Others The number of HIV particles in the blood is much higher during acute HIV infection than later on. Exposure to the blood of someone in the acute phase of infection is more likely to result in infection than exposure to... Read more »
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10 year mark?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...COMFORT SO I WENT BACK HOME. FOR MONTHS I WOULD NOT SLEEP WITH MY BOYFRIEND THEN I USED CONDOMS. BY THE WAY THE GUY DENIED BEING HIV + IN JULY I WAS TESTED AND WAITED TWO WEEKS FOR RESULTS. I WENT TO MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE TO GET THEM AND SHE TURNED... Read more »

hiv or something else?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I had a question about hiv testing after the 6month window period without further exposures. If a person comes back non-reactive from a hiv-1 test but still experiencing hiv related symptoms like dry mouth, brown Read more »

indeterminate

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If you had a non- reactive test results 6-12 weeks after a exposure to HIV (exposure not unknown) your chance of it turning poz is nezt to zero. If you had a indeterminate 8 week then there would Read more »

hiv antigen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...what is the chane of me taking 3 hiv antibody tests many yrs after exposure all neg the today i went for a hiv 2 and antigen test that these test would come back positive i have been hjaving some Read more »