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How Long Does It Take For Hiv Test To Be Postive After Contact

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just tested postiveThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hi Rick, I just tested positive on one of the home HIV test. I have not seen a doctor yet because I am afraid, but I will soon. After finding out my results, I did a little research, and hear people say that HIV is now a chronic manageable disease....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. People are now living with HIV/AIDS better than ever before. But we haven'tyet reached the point where we can call it a manageable disease, but we areheading in that direction. We have made great strides in... Read more »

Still need testing, worried and depressed (FALSE POSTIVE HIV PCR)

Hi Dr Bob, I tested positive with PCR with viral load being 400 count/ml(400 being the lower limit... Read more »

Tested postive for Hepatitis B and HIV

Dr. Holodniy, I am a 19 year-old female who recently started seeing someone during the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thirty Percent of HIV-Postive Women in New York Get "Late" Diagnosis

New York state health officials say that approximately 30 percent of the state's women who are newly diagnosed with HIV receive an AIDS diagnosis at the same time or soon after their initial diagnosis. According to New York State Commissioner of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

China's Yunnan province has begun requiring people to provide their real names and contact information when taking HIV tests, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. According to Lu Lin, director of the Disease Prevention and Control Center of Yunnan,... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

'97 National AIDS Strategy Fails To Address Political, Budgetary Reality

Contact: Joe Zuñiga, AIDS Action (202) 986-1300 The long-awaited 1997 National AIDS Strategy released today by the Clintonadministration reads more like a record of accomplishment and litany of ongoingactivities than as a strategic plan to combat... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Testing for HIV

Should I get tested? How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested? How do HIV tests work? What are the different HIV screening tests available in the United States? If I test HIV negative, does that mean that my sex partner... Read more »
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Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
I found this website today, and although it has kept me reading for most of the day and given me some enlightenment from the comments you all have made I cannot stop feeling these incredible emotions. I know it is normal to feel overwhelmed when you... Read more »

Recently tested postive, symptomatic, scared

Posted by newlander, 5 Replies
Hey all

I recently went in to test for HIV four years after what i thought was low risk, tested to six weeks neg and stopped like an idiot. Now I tested positive after lymph glands going up and weight loss. I'm goint to get the Viral Load test and... Read more »

just diagnosed postive

Posted by max_max, 12 Replies
I am 29 y/o. I did a blood test in the beginning of Agust. It was negative. However, I did a follow-up check up at the end of November. I was diagnosed positive. My family don't know I am gay. I just feel I disappoint my family. I have so many... Read more »

Symptoms and postive test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after you have symptoms will it take for your body to produce enough antibodies to show up positive? Read more »