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If I Don't Hear Back From My Doctor About My Hiv Test Results Is It Negative

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I have seen a similar question in the archives, but would like to hear from you Dr. Bob. (CELEXA AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I had an exposure exactly 24 weeks back. I was so stressed over the exposure, that my doctor prescribed me Citalopram. I was taking the Citalopram medication through out these 5 months during the morning and again in the evenings i used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are correct: I have indeed answered similar (identical?) questions many, many times previously and these responses are easily accessed in the archives. I'll reprint a sample below. Did you really think I would change my answer about... Read more »
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Negative test result

Posted by juxl, 3 Replies
Dear all, as you see in all my dramatic post,
i decided to get retested this morning, 3 hours waiting. I ask for an elisa but they didn t have it here, so it was a gpa screening test, it came back negative, not a surprise for you, and a reliefed for... Read more »

Test results are back

Posted by BigMistake, 2 Replies
Hi you all.

My std spectrum test of last week is negative for everything! I'm so happy! But which ones should I still worry about? (I'm at 5 weeks). They didn't even check for HIV, they say my risk was too low. Strange, hey? It's at an anonymous and... Read more »

Test results are negative!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey is anyone else noticing a pattern on here???? ;-)
A lot of us are negative, there is hope!
Just thought I better mark my negative result for the record, I feel so blessed by God for seeing me through this experience and for building my faith and... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »