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Hiv Positive Test Results

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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 Palm Springs Desert Sun ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Can Sue Insurance Company for Not Disclosing HIV-Positive Test Result, Court of Appeals Rules

A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Wednesday ruled that a Wyoming couple can file a lawsuit against Farm Bureau Life Insurance for failing to inform them that they tested HIV-positive, the AP/Minneapolis ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Individuals in N.Y., Va. Receive Hoax Letters Claiming to Inform Them of Partners' Positive HIV Test Results

Since early February, at least 10 people in New York have received letters printed on counterfeit Mount Sinai Hospital letterhead claiming to inform them that one of their sexual partners has tested positive for HIV and that they also may be... Read more »
Ask the Experts

H1N1 vac. and a positive HIV test result Help!

Hey Doc, On the 5th of Dec. 09 my Unit gave the Swine Flu Vaccine and 25 days later I gave blood at the Red Croos and shortly after recieved a letter of abnormal test results. I went in to speak with the counselors and they showed me the results and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Hopeful One,I agree follow-up testing is warranted and there is no need to wait three months. It can and should be done now. It is at least theoretically possible that H1N1 vaccination could cause false-positive HIV-antibody test results. The... Read more »

how fast can you get a positive result on an hiv test?

So I was dating a guy that is hiv positive, and am negative. Through out our relationship we had sex and one of the times the condom broke this was back in aprili went to the emergency room took the first dosis of comvivir and later went to the gay...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Mutual masturbation and receptive oral sex are both low-risk activities. I do not think you need to be concerned. While these test results will not be conclusive ( you must wait until the 90 day mark), I am confident the result will be... Read more »

Hiv test results if Hepatitis C positive

DoctorI have a question about testing for HIV if I am Hepatitis C positive. Does having hepatitis effect the results? I had a PCR at 6 weeks post exposure, antibody test 15 weeks post exposure, and an oral antibody test at 22 1/2 weeks post...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Good news, having Hepatitis C does not affect the results of an HIV test. With a negative result at your 22 week test, you are HIV negative, as long as there were no other risks of transmission during this time. If there were then you need to be... Read more »

HIV test taking a long time to show positive result

I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I couldn't find any other that's more suitable. This is a bit long, so brace yourselves...I just tested positive for HIV on October 27 (with result on November 1 ...). The test was done as...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position of the US FDA has been up... Read more »
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Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

I think I am positive. Waiting for the test result

Posted by whatwillhappen, 1 Reply
I just went to the lab to get the blood test and will receive my test result from my doctor on Thursday. I have been having many of the symptoms for about a month now. I'm pretty sure my result will come back positive. Is there someone I can talk... Read more »

Pregnancy and HIV false positive result

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 3 Replies
Hello everyone. I appreciate if anyone could answer my question regarding pregnancy and HIV False positive result.

My wife may be pregnant and she may be obtaing her routine blood test. I once read that if a pregnant woman was to take a HIV test, the... Read more »

Faster result if positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry if this sounds stupid but I went to my Gp the other day to ask for a HIV test which I then had on Tuesday morning. The doc said it would take around 5 to 6 days for the results to come back but I was wondering if the results came up positive... Read more »