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How Often Should You Be Tested After Exposure To HIV

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HIV test after 7 months - exposure with HIV positive person

Dear doctor,I tested negative on fourth generation HIV A,B/p24 test on day 223 since my oral exposure to semen of HIV confirmed positive person without therapy (I did unprotected oral sex with ejaculation). How "woohoo" conclusive is my result for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Mike,Your negative HIV test at day 223 is definitive and conclusive. You know what comes next. Yep, that's right: WOO-HOO!Be well. Stay well. You're Read more »

HIV Exposure, Test at 10 weeks and pregnant wife

Hi,I'm a bi-sex male and at the beginning of Sep 07 I had protected sex with a professional sex... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Students at Missouri High School Tested for HIV Following Concern of Exposure to Virus, AP/Google.com Reports

...are being tested for HIV after an HIV-positive individual told health officials that as many as 50 students might have been exposed to the virus, the AP/Google.com reports. The St. Louis County Health Department has declined to comment on how... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Allowing Teachers to Request HIV Tests After Exposure to Students' Blood

...Doyle (D) on Friday signed a bill ( SB 230 ) that will allow teachers to require students to take an HIV test if a teacher is exposed to their blood, the AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (Richmond, AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press , 4/17). The... Read more »
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Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected Patients

...interrupt transmission during a time when people have very heightened infectiousness. 1 We test for acute HIV in people who seek testing at all publicly funded clinics in the state. We've done the program for five years, and during that time... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Province Announces Law Requiring People Who Might Have Exposed Emergency Workers to HIV to Undergo Blood Test

...be tested for HIV. Steve Rapanos, head of emergency medical services in Edmonton, said that 14 paramedics have had potential exposure to HIV since January ( Edmonton Sun , 9/13). Prior to the new law, there was no way to compel people who might... Read more »
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Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you Read more »

Question regarding test results?

Posted by mimi26, 1 Reply
...Hi I am a female and have recently been tested and my results were "Non Reactive." I have not been exposed in any way to the virus in in over 6 months. However, beyond 6 months I have had a couple exposures to unprotected sex with Read more »

hiv

Posted by davidovshijr, 1 Reply
...can you explained when should someone take hiv test how soon after exposer. Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »