Hiv Rapid Test 6 Weeks

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Hello Doctor, thank you for what you're doing not only through your organization, but also through this forum.My question is this: about 7 weeks ago, I had several encounters with a guy I had only recently met. He assured me he was HIV negative and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...carries a very low risk. Anal penetration (even "minimally") carries a much higher risk.3. You report your six-week OraQuickrapid test was "positive." I'm not sure if this was a typo or not. If it was "positive," please note this would be... Read more »

About PEP and Antibody Testings

Hi doc,I have been looking through the archives and I see that you say that the PEP treatment does... Read more »

Need answers before I choose which doctor to go to!!!!

Hey Dr Bob,I had an exposure to HIV and test antibody negative on the rapid test at 6 weeks, 3... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...itself is in the blood. When people already know they are infected with HIV they might get other "HIV" tests. These measure how quickly the virus is multiplying (a viral load test, see Fact Sheet 125 ) or the strength of your immune system (a... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...test (see Fact Sheet 125 ) measures the virus itself. Before the immune system produces antibodies to fight it, HIV multiplies rapidly. Therefore, this test will show a high viral load during acute infection. A negative HIV antibody test and a... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being off them. IRIS happens when your immune system recovers too quickly. It can start to "overwork" and respond to other infections that may or may not have been diagnosed before... Read more »
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MMWR Report Examines False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

... " False-Positive Oral Fluid RapidHIV Tests --- New York City, 2005--2008 ," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report : MMWR examines recent increase in the Read more »
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