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If You Have Hiv Symptoms Can Test Results Show Up Negative

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SYMPTOMS OF HIV BUT ALL TEST NEGATIVE

I HAD SEX WITH 4 CONDOMS ON WITH PROSTITUTES 3 TIMES BUT ALL THE TIME WITH 4 CONDOMS AND I HAVE TESTED NEGATIVE AFTER 60DAYS HIV RNA PCR ,80DAYS HIV ANTIBODY RAPID TEST NEGATIVE,179DAYS HIV EIA METHOD NEGATIVE,215DAYS ECLIA TEST AND HIV 1 p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bagging??????? By the time you were finished getting "dressed" I'm surprised your partner wasn't sound asleep!Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 260 days are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional... Read more »

Worried that early test results are 'false negative'

Hello Dr. Bob,Thought for sure I was hiv infected from my first (and for sure last M2M oral... Read more »

hiv testing

I have had several oral sex contacts and I have been tested several time for hiv using the hiv dna... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...problem. Many people who have taken these tests, ended up taking them multiple times, constantly fearing that their negative test results were wrong. Even after taking these tests, for many people, the fear of having HIV continued. In other... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...trials in an HIV-2-endemic region Was born to a mother with HIV-2 infection Has opportunistic infections or other clinical symptoms of HIV infection but tested negative for HIV-1 Received multiple HIV-1 indeterminate antibody test results... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV... Read more »
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Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that Read more »

ELISA Test is so primitive.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Having to wait 3 months to get a conclusive HIV test results is just cruel for so many people who are force to wait, sometimes in highly anxious states to get their results. You would think Read more »

test results

Posted by GPPG, 4 Replies
Had been silent on the forum for a while. Going to get my six months test this week. Though my 3 months elisa and 6 weeks -ve pcr's were conclusive. But my bad ars and the neurologic problems for which i had to go through a surgery, was a concern.... Read more »

My Symptoms - My Results

Posted by timonhold, 1 Reply
...sores and things but all normal stuff from eating, biting. Had a headache for about a week - to much pressure. @ 50 days tested neg with PCR-DNA and HIV antibody screening Im going to relax now! Read more »