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How Often Do False Negative Hiv Test Happen

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Will daily consumption of Aloevera, amla juice and other ayurvedic medicine give false negative hiv test?

Respected sir, Thank you very much for doing such a great work of supporting and helping those who are concern of their hiv status. Dear sir, i had a brief duration of condom failure with a commercial sex worker in bangkok...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative 7.5-month ELISA test is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Ayurvedic "medicine" will not Read more »

False negative on rapid HIV test (oral)

Quick question/story. Yesterday I went to a local clinic to have a rapid hiv test done just to... Read more »

Could Hydrocortisone 2.5% Lotion Cause a False Negative HIV test

I put this lotion on my daughter twice a day for three days before I took an Oraquick HIV test. I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
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No Symptoms, but Tested POS mouth swab

Posted by Guest8923, 2 Replies
...little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested neg again. I still have anxiety about the pos. I have no symptoms, nor do... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been reported. Nevertheless, both TP and NT tests can be... Read more »

1 in 250 chance of false negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...subtype debate it could take as long as 10 years for the medical community to realise that the CRAZY guy who kept retaking his HIV tests and ordering PCRs and WBs and has been GOING ON about his symptoms for the last 10 years is now shivering... Read more »

This is way someone with AIDS can be Neg.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Why someones can have false negative test result after years!!!! Seroreversion: Some patients serorevert in late-stage disease. Seroreversion may also occur Read more »