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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

Table of Contents Introduction Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It Is Better to Know HIV and Women Making a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Introduction Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It iscommon to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, grief, depression, or otherpainful emotions. Even after you have known for some time and think you arecoming to terms with the news,...
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Undetectable Viral Load, will standard HIV test still show positive?

I am living in a country where HIV tests are required for renewal of a work permit. My viral load has been undetectable for more than one year and I get my medication in another country. Will the standard HIV test for a doctor that does not know my...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, an HIV antibody test will still be positive.... Read more »


Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You have actually asked two different questions, which have two different answers:1. Can anemia cause a false-positive HIV-antibody test! No, absolutely not. Being anemic has nothing to do with HIV-antibody testing.2. Can a person who is... Read more »

pregnant, HIV-test positive

hi DR, my wife 12 weeks pregnant and she tested for her HIV-test prenatal screening..and results turn out to be reactive (low titer) and my wife are doctors(medical personal)...for myself HIV-test negative.. My wife 4 years ago hospitalised for...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You don't indicate what kind of HIV test was performed, and whether a confirmatory test (like a HIV western blot) was performed. Thus, it is hard to know what the interpretation of the screening test means.... Read more »

p24 antigen and HIV testing positive

Hello, I tested positive in September this year. And one of the bands listed was p24. My question is this. Does this mean that I am still in the seroconversion phase. My understanding was that this would disappear after seroconversion. Also, I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No you are not in the seroconversion phase. A p24 band on a western blot, indicates that you have made antibody to p24 antigen. It does not mean that p24 antigen is present in your blood. P24 antibody will be present forever. You are in early... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test.
The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, and the Viral Load Test:
"There is NO RECOGNIZED STANDARD for detecting the absence or presence of... Read more »

I just have HIV-POSITIVE tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just have HIV-POSITIVE tests ,I lived with him 2 years ago and sometimes we didn't use condom for prevention and sometimes we had sex by oral and anal ,he had chronic diarrhoer over 8 month , does he has positive ?

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Recently tested got hiv positive,looking for friends in pittsburgh pennsylvania.

Posted by ram84
2 yrs ago i came here in USA with lots of dreams and hope o but recently tested and got result that I m hiv positive,feels like I'm burning in a fire,have no idea what to do, anyway looking for hiv positive frieds pittsburgh pa . Read more »