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Hiv Positive 4 Years Post Exposure

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Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Other non-occupational HIV PEP programs may be available through emergency rooms or local clinics. Your city or state department of public health may have more information about HIV nPEP programs in your area. This list merely reflects formal programs that we are aware of at the time of publication. Commentary The decision to use nPEP is a difficult one. Even if you participated in an activity that put you at high risk for HIV infection,...
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Accuracy of Elisa/EIA 6 years post "exposure"

I've emailed The Body before but never got an answer! Hopefully this time will be different.My question is this: is a standard Elisa or EIA screen still accurate if performed 6 years post {potential} exposure? Put another way, is there anyway...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The reason you did not get an answer is that many similar questions are already posted in the archives! Check it out! Briefly, your test results are accurate. Once you are HIV antibody positive, you remain positive, no matter if it's been... Read more »

Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,WOO-HOO! Are you actually admitting I was right??? WOWZA! Well spank my butt and call me a Republican. I can hardly believe the words I'm reading! BRAVO K for believing your definitive and conclusive test results. Many folks who have... Read more »

11 months post exposure hiv1/II antibody negative

Hello! I have been suffering from hiv stigma from the past one year. I had an exposure with the person in December 2012 whom I think might be infected with hiv. After the exposure I immediately tested for hiv rapid test it came out negative. Not...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are 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.From what you have described you... Read more »

Post exposure prophylaxis

Hi, I'm a 19 year old college student, I live in Mexico. I had unprotected receptive intercourse (ejaculation included) with a 50-60 year old man on july 15th. I started PEP (Combivir + Kaletra) after about...20-22 hours of the event. I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If your private physician is familiar with PEP, it would be fine to see him for follow-up. Ideally, it's best to be followed by an HIV specialist (see below).Post-PEP HIV-antibody testing is recommended at 4-6 weeks, 3 months and six... Read more »
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4 week 'negative' girlfriend showing extreme symptoms post (my) exposure

Posted by 908320498, 10 Replies
Hi guys,

Firstly - thank you for running such an informative service. I have already posted this on another forum but maybe you - as experts - can help shed some light / further offer some assistance.

Please help me.

45 days ago - whilst traveling... Read more »

Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
I am a gay male who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex.

These are the... Read more »

is seven weeks post exposure enough time to tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a victim of rape and I know that he didn't use protection and that is all I know about him. I am so scared that I am going to have hiv. I had a test done at four weeks after which was negative and now my DR reccomends one at 7 weeks then... Read more »

Is negative test result at 94 days post exposure conclusive ?

Posted by Iampanicked, 2 Replies
I got my HIV1 &2 antibodies screening test done, serum and HIV 1/2 & P24 combo test (CMIA) done today, it came non reactive ! In the bottom of the result it says results to be clinically correlated and rarely false negativity/Positivity... Read more »