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How Can I Be Sure I Am Hiv Negative

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doctor not sure whether it is negative or positive

Myloww brother was tested for Hiv the test result showed below 100 once and up to 400 three times and the doctor is unable to confirm negative or positive for hiv. He is suggeting to send blood to France because they have better equipments.My...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I'm not familiar with the test (or results) that you've described. From what I can gather, it might be that your brother has an "indeterminate" test for HIV. There should be a number of additional tests that would either... Read more »

Was 100% sure of being positive - I'm Negative!

Hey there,I just taught I would tell everyone my story for the past three years, first of all let... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Rapid HIV Testing, Debate Over OTC Use; Newsweek Profiles OraSure CEO, Oral HIV Test

The New York Times on Saturday examined rapid HIV testing -- which has become the center of the U.S. strategy to prevent the disease and some say has "revolutionized" testing -- and the debate surrounding FDA 's consideration of a proposal to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure, Schering-Plough Working on Rapid Test for Hepatitis C

On Thursday, the maker of the oral HIV test, OraSure Technologies, joined Schering-Plough Corp. to announce a partnership to develop and market a rapid-result oral hepatitis C virus (HCV) test. Pennsylvania-based OraSure has previously announced it... Read more »
AIDS United

FDA Committee Approves OraSure's Over-the-Counter, In-Home HIV Test

The first ever over-the-counter, in-home HIV test is one step closer to being sold on the market for consumers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Blood Products Advisory Committee (BPAC) panel of 17 experts unanimously concluded that the OraSure... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Panel Backs OraSure's In-Home HIV Test

A panel of outside experts voted unanimously on Tuesday to recommend that the Food and Drug Administration approve OraSure Technologies Inc.'s OraQuick In-Home HIV Test. The 17-member FDA advisory committee said the benefits of people knowing their... Read more »
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Unknowingly had sex with HIV+ undetectable guy...not sure what to do.

Posted by VolleyballGirl34, 2 Replies
Please help, I am so stress i think it is making me sick. Nothing I eat recently will sit well, I've lost about 15 pounds, and my sides always seem to hurt...all over the last 3ish months.

I had unprotected sex with a male back in June of this... Read more »

sure that am hiv pos but need your advice

Posted by johnvj1, 3 Replies
Almost dead because of all these symptoms.4months back i had done few sec cunninlingus with a sex worker.felt bitter in taste and stopped suddenly.protected vaginal sex and didnt notice weather the condom is broken or not.
Symptoms on 5th weeks -
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I think I'm having HIV symptoms, but am not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello.
I'm very very frightened and did not know where else to go. I thought someone out there might be able to help me or give me some advice on what to do.
I've been having what I think may be HIV symptoms. I have very swolen lymph glands in my... Read more »

Not sure

Posted by help290, 2 Replies
I'm not sure of my negative test. I had 5 negative test in the past 3 years but every time I go back to IDS they seen to test me again the last time they did a viral load witch was also negative. But all the symptoms I have point to hiv.Dry mouth... Read more »