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Will daily consumption of Aloevera, amla juice and other ayurvedic medicine give false negative hiv test?

Respected sir, Thank you very much for doing such a great work of supporting and helping those who are concern of their hiv status. Dear sir, i had a brief duration of condom failure with a commercial sex worker in bangkok...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative 7.5-month ELISA test is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Ayurvedic "medicine" will not Read more »

Could Hydrocortisone 2.5% Lotion Cause a False Negative HIV test

I put this lotion on my daughter twice a day for three days before I took an Oraquick HIV test. I... Read more »

False negative on rapid HIV test (oral)

Quick question/story. Yesterday I went to a local clinic to have a rapid hiv test done just to... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

...saliva, and blood" -- accounted for 89.1 percent of all transmission events in the first 20 months of follow-up. "Single antibody HIV tests in particular can be false negative in primary HIV infections, as it can take on average three to four... Read more »
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Odds

Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies
...standard PCR's and ELISA's? Also, does anyone know the what the odds would be of having a regular strain of HIV and testing false negative with a Qual. DNA-PCR at 35 days and also a neg. ELISA at 5 1/2 months? You guys are awesome, I'd go nuts... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
...read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im running out of ideas as to what is causing... Read more »

Read this about what affect HIV test and so on!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/ch2_1.html For you all worried! Follow this link and read whats affecting the HIV test-False positive and False negatives and window and so on. Link to HIV medical management 2000/2001. Read more »

tonsil loss

Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies
hey sorry for posting so much--has anyone ever heard of HIV causing tonsil loss and if so how much of a bad sign is this?? Good luck to everyone! Read more »