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Hiv Test After 8 Weeks

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Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services

Talk HIV, Test HIV, Treat HIV: The First National HIV Testing Week USA

Talk HIV. Test HIV. Treat HIV. It starts with a conversation and knowing your HIV serostatus. From June 21 - June 27, 2014 across the United States AIDS service organization, outpatient departments, health centers, community clinics, hospitals,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Free HIV Testing at Weeks School

The annual "Summer Sizzler" community HIV testing event will take place Monday at Edwin E. Weeks Middle School, 710 Hawley Ave. in Syracuse. Free, rapid-result HIV testing will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; no appointment is necessary. For more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Free HIV Tests Throughout Week

The Mecklenburg County Health Department will participate in National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday with free tests and counseling lasting the entire week. The Health Department, in partnership with the Metrolina AIDS Project, the Regional AIDS... Read more »
Ask the Experts

D'OH! HIV test next week

Dear Dr. Bob,Respect for everything you do on this site, elsewhere and for maintaining such a wicked sense of humour. Inspirational - you make the possibility of infection seem a little more bearable. By the way next time you're here in Britain...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Now calm that "anxious brain" of yours down! Your condom stayed on, eve if it slipped a bit, so you are fine. Yes, scabs are barriers to infection. I do wonder about that "small permanent scab." Have you had a dermatologist or... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »

Oraquick Oral Swab In-Home HIV test (12 weeks & 13 weeks)

Dear ShannonThank you for your time and patience in answering questions on this forum.I took an OraQuick Oral Swab In-Home HIV test at 12 weeks and another one at 13 weeks post potential exposure. Both resulted in only 'C' line and no...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst the guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you.Second, for the home test, the line in the C means the test was run correctly and no line in the T... Read more »

Is a hiv test 10 weeks 4 weeks post pep reassuring? Can I stop being stressed and get some sleep now?

I had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv 4 or 5 times on July 31st. 4 days later she told me she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital that same day and got pep and took it for a month. I stopped taking it on September 9th. I got a rapid...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The test does appear to be a combo test and is very reassuring. To be safe, take that test again at 12 weeks. If negative, as I assume it will be, you are done with testing and can move on.DW... Read more »
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How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks? I know that the recommended testing timeframe is 3 mos. (99.9% accurate) ... but I've also heard that most people develop antibodies by 4 weeks and would test postive then (90% is what I heard).

Thanks

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How conclusive is an Hiv test at four weeks?

Posted by worriedsick, 2 Replies
Should it be taken with a grain of salt? Or is it a good step in the right direction? Does anyone know the level of conclusiveness after 30 days for an HIV test? Read more »

hiv test at 7 weeks

Posted by ironman82, 1 Reply
hi kind people out there,
regarding my case, i had a unprotected oral sex from from a girl which last about 2 minutes and we have protected sex. After the exposure, i have some flu, joint arches but no fever. I got tested on week 7 and it came out... Read more »

4th Gen HIV test Negative at 4 weeks and 7 weeks please help

Posted by plokoon81, 1 Reply
HI

Sorry to post here but I am really really worried
I had protected vaginal sex with a sex worker from romania she provided the condom so i dont know if it was good or bad. I dont recall seen it break or snak or anything. I did not check if it was... Read more »