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HIV positive results after 1 or more yrs

If a person tested negative for HIV 6 months after possible infection, what is the possibility that a positive result can occur for example 1 or more years after said possible infection? I've heard stories of some people testing negative 6 months...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...results performed three or more months after exposure. If, for some reason, you strongly believe that you have been infected with HIV (has unprotected sex with someone who is known to be HIV infected) despite negative antibody tests, consult your... Read more »

Thank you for educating us about false positive HIV results!

Dr. Bob, I have learned so much from your writings about false positive HIV test. I am a healthy... Read more »

False positive HIV results

Hi, I just had my annual labs done and my HIV test came back as a false positive. The western blot... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Records Positive Results in Battle Against HIV/AIDS

... Nigeria is "recording a number of positive results in the battle against HIV and AIDS," Dame Patience Jonathan, the country's first lady, said in World AIDS Day remarks. "These results include an increase in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latino Religious Leaders Confront HIV/AIDS Stigmas at L.A. Conference

...normally not discussed at the churches," said Martinez. The goal is not to change church teachings but to put a human face on HIV/AIDS, which then opens up conversations that can lead to change, he said. Xavier Mejia attended to become a better... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Palm Springs, Calif., Sees Increase in HIV-Positive Test Results; Advocacy Group Seeks Additional Funding

... An increase in HIV-positive test results is leading the Palm Springs, Calif.-based Desert AIDS Project to request additional funding from the Riverside County Department of Public Health for more testing resources, the Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...are a nuisance, but they are amazing! Stay on them. Treat yourself well. Your body will return. I am confident I wont die of AIDS anymore. I'll probably have a heartattack from all the crap I eat long before that! LOL And also my doctor is... Read more »