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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should I Get Tested? What Tests Are Available? Where Can I Get Tested? Is There a Vaccine
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Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,There is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." See below.Dr. Bobis there such thing as HIV- carriers?Mar 13, 2007 Hello Doc, I have tested negative for HIV out to Read more »

How long infected? Test?

Is there a test that will determine how long you've had HIV 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
...Not really. Previous negative test results can serve as a proxy for how long people have been infected. There is a special antibody test that can tell with some realiability if people have been recently Read more »

can a person get tested pos after a negative test?

Im hiv+ i don't know for how long but it was detected a couple months ago, i've had sex with my boyfriend about 3 times before that, he got tested after i was detected and his test got neg. he's a top and im worry because he has to get another test,...
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, depending on the timing of possible exposure and timing of when the test was performed. Read more »

Can you tell how long you have had HIV

I was recently diagonsed with HIV. I did get my test results and have a CD4 count of 256. Is there any way to find out how long I may have had HIV? Thanks for your help.
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
Not unless you had recent tests that were negative. Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

...child. According to the World Health Organization, without antiretroviral treatment, up to 30% of babies of infected mothers get HIV. 5% to 20% more can be infected through breastfeeding. Mothers with higher viral loads are more likely to infect... Read more »
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Chances that I am HIV positive?

Posted by Tallscot, 1 Reply
...woman i met up with for 5 weekends at my house between Feb 2009 and June 2009. She has just found out this week that she is HIV Positive and thinks she got it from her ex-husband either in 2004 or in 2007. She started to get ill with Shingles and... Read more »

Skill in HIV testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is there any skill involved in performing a HIV Elisa test? Does anyone know how long it actually takes to perform the test itself? Is the blood just fed into a machine which Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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WHEN TO TEST ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question is should i test with my sore throat still ongoing or should i wait till my throat goes away? i tested at 47days Elisa hiv1/2(negative) The reason i mention this is that i only want to test one more time, and waiting six month seems to... Read more »