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If I Took And Hiv Test How Long Will It Take Before I Get The Results

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HIV test taking a long time to show positive result

I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I couldn't find any other that's more suitable. This is a bit long, so brace yourselves...I just tested positive for HIV on October 27 (with result on November 1 ...). The test was done as...
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
1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position of the US FDA has been up... Read more »

Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i... Read more »

my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection... Read more »
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Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Get HIV Test, Results Within the Hour

This year for the first time, several central Florida clinics were offering rapid-result HIV tests on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. With the conventional blood test whose results typically took about two weeks, "The retention rate was pretty... Read more »
TheBody.com

Types of Resistance Tests

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Took all the major tests!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Here's my personal story. It's kinda long. If you're interested, I know some if not most can Identify with the feeling. Here goes:

I never knew I would be in this situation. I thought I was better than that. Anyways, last April I was in Mexico for a... Read more »

Took another test

Posted by scared2Bpos, 3 Replies
Lastnight I took another rapid hiv test at 8 weeks post risky exposure. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a man of unknown status. I have been having lots of symptoms since 10 days after having unprotected sex. For about 4 days now I have this... Read more »

Just took t test..... now extremely scared........

Posted by missing, 3 Replies
To be honest I never thought I will need to do this. I understand how HIV is transmitted so I avoid doing all of those risky act. I only have 1 stable partner for many years, never smoke let a lone doing drug with shared needle.

Nevertheless. I... Read more »

Took Test!

Posted by bura, 4 Replies
i took a few more tests today, namely elisa,PA,viral load test and maybe the imuno blot test (don't know what's that...the reason maybe...coz need to seek permission to do this if the elisa comes out negative). Paid some money for the viral load... Read more »