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Hiv Test At 1 Year Of Possible Exposure

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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
...three months are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-able! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted or recommended. Whatever is causing your symptoms, you now have irrefutable evidence that HIV... Read more »

Is it possible that I am really HIV + 21 years after exposure and 16 tests?

Dear Dr. Bob: In 1989, I had a real exposure (occupational), and after two weeks or so developed a... Read more »

Is the medicines after exposure of 6 months affect the HIV test results?

Sir,I had a sex with girl on the 21/12/08.In June,2009 I got fever, cold and cough. It has 7 days.... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

...(1995). Centers for Disease Control. "Case-Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health-Care Workers After Percutaneous Exposure to HIV Infected Blood. France, United Kingdom, and United States. January 1988 - August 1994." Morbidity and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...): Shows if you have ever been exposed to tuberculosis (TB.) Test at baseline. Test once a year if you are at high risk of exposure to TB. Positive test results should lead to further tests or treatment. This test can be less accurate if your... Read more »
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some myths I have heard

Posted by Anonymous
...to me. 1. you have to have multible exposures to get Hiv. 2.Hiv can hide in your body for 7 years 3. even a Nurse told me a HIV test must be done 1 year after possible exposure. Read more »

How common is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Could different strains of the virus cause it not to be picked up? Also, I have only tested for HIV-1, is it necessary to test for HIV-2 ? Read more »

When should I test?

Posted by Shauna99, 7 Replies
I recently got out of a relationship with a guy who was a former IV drug user. We practiced safe sex almost every time, but there was one or two times when it just happened. We last had sex about 2 months ago. I need to know when I should be... Read more »

Negative at 24 weeks.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative at 24 weeks after an exposure. I also tested negative at 12 weeks. Can I assume I don't have HIV or do I need to wait the full year before I can say I'm Read more »