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Hiv Testing Two Months After Infection

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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral Load and Women Interpreting Test Results Disease Progression and Therapy Commentary Introduction Two of the most common tests that you and your doctor will use to monitor your health are...
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What? Infection for 18 months? after two neg test outside window?

Lenght of HIV infectionNov 18, 2007 I had an HIV test March 2005 & 2006 both negative. HIV test 10/18/2007 results positive. The viral load was 61,091 & CD4 313. The expanded blood test came back today with viral load of 1,921 and a cd4 of...
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
The decline in viral load could be the result of the acute infection process, where we usually see the viral load get very high and then decline over the first 6 months or so to a lower level, sometimes referred to as the viral setpoint. Your first... Read more »

ID doctor, PCF, Nurologist, Urologist and two ~5 - 5.28 month hiv tests (Orasure and EIA) say negative but still symptoms

2nd post.At 9 months after a possible low risk handjob in Nov08 where I believe the stripper purposely infected me by touching my urethera and/or a slight bruise on my penis head from masturbation. I am seing signs of gum recession from my dentist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. Stripping Shelia at your local Badda Bing is not a homicidal psychopath deliberately trying to murder her clients (no matter how bad of a tipper you may be).Symptoms that occur the day... Read more »

i am 100 % sure i am infected .why won't you answer me please i have no friends this site has been my only friend for the las two months

Please Dr. Bob you are my only hope at this time i have no friends no family nobody to talk to, this site has been my only friend for the last two months please answer me i feel like hanging myself because i know i've killed myself already with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Take the noose off from around your neck and step away from the rope. OK, now we'll talk. Actually I generally skip questions from anxious wrecks talking about killing themselves because they are afraid of testing HIV positive, as I find it... Read more »

being infected with hiv and reinfected two weeks later

i think i was infected with hiv and two weeks later reinfected. i been felling sick for for 5 months. i had oral thrush a week after my last exposure. i've tested negative at 5months with hiv antibody and pcr. could it be some kind of std or...
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
It is unlikely you are HIV infected with negative antibody tests at 5 months. A reexposure 2 weeks after the first would reset the clock by much. As has been discussed on this forum before between 95-99% of people seroconvert by 3 months and 6... Read more »
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Convinced Infected but test negative almost 6 months

Posted by hope2012, 5 Replies
I had a high sex exposure this year, following that I started to have almost all severe ARS related symptoms: lesion on foreskin, night sweats, chills, itchy on scalps/over body, rashes, white tongue, hand numbness/arm stinging, weight loss, gum... Read more »

I tested positive two months ago

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I'm a 36yr GWM who tested HIV positive 2 months ago. The shock was enough to blow me away. My doctor settled me down and told me not to worry(right). He said that since I haven't had any serious illness that I must still be in the early stages. Well... Read more »

can ARS last two months? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
here i am again still hoping that my result will be negative though i doubt it, according to thebody.com the initial symptoms will only last one or two weeks and do not recur over and over well my symptoms started in june a month after the incident... Read more »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
Hi,

I am a 23-year old girl from Belgium, and trying to get in touch with other girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this... Read more »