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Is A 12 Week Hiv Test After Exposure Conclusive

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Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...three months are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-able! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted or recommended. Whatever is causing your symptoms, you now have irrefutable evidence that HIV... Read more »

Could I be HIV+ after HIV exposure but negative at 12wks?

Hi Dr. I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex with an HIV+ guy (unkowingly) - alhtough he did not... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hello Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for your answer, I just have another quick one, how or where... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...positive? I have tested negative three and four months after possible exposure. Should I test again at six months? After my exposure to HIV, I was put on PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) for 28 days. I also had negative test results four,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...largely on the providers' perception of the patients' risk behaviors. 21 Data confirm that testing rates are higher when HIV tests are included in the standard panel of screening tests for all pregnant women. 52 , 69 , 104 Women also are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
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3 weeks after possible exposure / HELP!

Posted by datguy, 3 Replies
...with a female of unknown std status, but during sex the condom broke and there was 2-3 mins before I noticed and stopped. 3 weeks after the encounter, I came down with a horribly painful sore throat on one side!! It killed to swallow and my... Read more »

Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before the 3 month test? Read more »

Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
...upper lip. Nothing on my tongue or anywhere else though, and the normal pain of gingivitis (that i started treatment like 1 or 2 weeks ago). I started to investigate and the more i worried. After the investigation, i noticed more synthomps, like... Read more »

3 week test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Guys.... Is there any credibility at all to a 3 week test(HIV)? I just took one and am wondering if it was a complete waste of time. Read more »