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Extensive Exposure But Tested Negative - Retest?

Posted by jemison, 4 Replies
I am a hetero female who was exposed to hiv by my partner. We had unprotected sex (oral, vaginal, anal) at least 60 times over a period of 4 months (April to August of this year). Immediately after finding out that he was positive, I was tested... Read more »

do i re-test?

Posted by anxious66, 3 Replies
hiv negative 6 week exposure with a 4th gen duo test

risk: unprotected oral msm me giving, no ejaculation, doubt there was precum, for about a minute in total

it's been 3 and a half months since exposure and i still have a barely noticeable irritated... Read more »

hiv retest?going crazy,herpes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello
i tested for hiv at 13 weeks,and it was neg.6 weeks befor i was told that i had hsv-2,but i have not had any sore's
but i have had some pain inside my penis,tested for everything else,but all neg. i just wanna know if i was going... Read more »

Should I re-test?

Posted by Anonymous
I have a tough question that I would like people's opinions on.

I have been feeling 'unwell' for the last 3 1/2 months. It started off at a 'fogginess' 'altered' 'blurriness' feeling. The doctor took a CBC, etc and found nothing. He then asked me... Read more »

should I re-test?

Posted by abitworried, 1 Reply
Back in the beginning of April I got tested over an experience that had me worried out of my skull. I got tested 16 weeks past exposure via Oraquick Rapid test and got a negative that had me dancing with joy.

However, I've been having this weird... Read more »
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Negative at 13 weeks, Do I need to be re-tested?

Dear Dr. Frascino, A little over 4 months ago, I was intimate with a man and unfortunately the condom broke. Fortunately, I noticed before ejaculation. A couple of months after this, he showed me his lab results showing he was nonreactive to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Consider your mind eased! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional testing is warranted.Yell WOO-HOO!Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

When to re-test when negative twice

I am married to a man who has been HIV for 3 years. We have been together for 9 years, which did not practice safe sex for 7 of those years. I have tested negative twice in 1993 and 1995. My husband and I now practice abstience. Should I get tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.If you test negative 6 months after your LAST possible exposure to the virus(or anytime after that), your test results indicate, with more than 99%accuracy, that you are not infected. It's never a guarantee... Read more »

unprotected oral sex pcr n elisa tests after 93days n results are negative. should the retesting is required

doc: was given unprotected oral sex (i am male) by a prostitute. got tested after 93 days (PCR qualitative and elisa antibody test)both were negative but i have stomach pain from last 15 days .should i need to get retest? also heard that other stds...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the... Read more »

Positive elisa, negative western blot and viral load.. Retest?

Last year i had a false positive HIV test result. My elisa was positive and western blot was negative. My doc told me she didn't think I had HIV but wanted to do a viral load test to be sure. That was negative and she told me' no need to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.A "false positive HIV test" is by definition a negative HIV test. A positive ELISA with negative Western Blot outside the window period is considered to be a negative HIV-screening test. The undetectable quantitative HIV RNA PCR plasma... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Short Message Service Reminder Intervention Doubles Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Retesting Rates Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the current study, researchers evaluated the effect of a short message service (SMS) reminder system on STI retesting rates among men who have sex with men (MSM). The SMS program began at a large Australian sexual health clinic in late 2008,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

HIV tests conducted on the co-workers of an adult-film actor diagnosed with the virus in October have discovered no new infections, the co-founder of Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Chinese Man's Illegal Blood Sales Have Caused 28 New HIV Cases; Clinic Director Says He Originally Tested Negative

Local officials in Dehui, China, investigating the case of an an HIV-positive man who made illegal blood sales at the city's Central Blood Bank between January 2003 and June 2004 announced on Wednesday that the man -- identified as Song -- sold his... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after... Read more »