Is A 7 Month Negative Hiv Rapid Test Conclusive

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Rapid Blood Test - Results

I was tested at 7 weeks with a Rapid Blood test at planned parenthood. It had a very dark Neg line, but a faint positive line. The nurse practitioner said it was positive. She then drew blood and sent it to the lab (labcorp) for testing. It came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are definitively and conclusively HIVnegative. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. (If you had been in the process of seroconverting Read more »

Rapid HIV Test. How accurate?

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for taking the time in reading this.It has been since 6/7/2010 I had... Read more »

Rapid Test

Good Morning..Nov. 2009 I was at a bath house in LA. Had just jerked off a guy and had his cum over... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...participants who were HIV-seropositive were 1,100 times more likely to develop an AIDS-associated illness than those who were HIV-seronegative. These overwhelming odds provide a clarity of association that is unusual in medical research ( MACS... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during pregnancy can lower the chance of passing HIV to her baby. If you test HIV-negative you can take steps to stay that way. You can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If... Read more »
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When Can I stop testing?

Posted by john00, 2 Replies
...visited a call girl that perofrmed unprotected oral on me multiple times. I have tested since last massage at 7 months EIA negative and by PCR DNA negative. I have also had multiple other antibody tests(rapid/EIA/ICMA) within that time frame of... Read more »

Tests say Nay , Symptoms say Yay

Posted by srchanfrans43, 6 Replies
...12 wk to 24wk 3 day . Do other's wait until symptoms are gone or they're diagnosed positive to STOP testing ? If it comes up negative I'm off for an anonymous PCR DNA a negative there will send me to a HIV specialist with tests in hand ... Read more »

Does negative always mean negative??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...whatever, is undetectable?? So does that mean if they were to walk into a clinic, take a rapid OraSure test, it would come back negative?!!? Or if you take the orasure test, and its negative then it really IS negative????? (assuming you've... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had an HIV test at 4 weeks, 7 weeks, 10 weeks, 13 weeks, 15 weeks, 19 weeks, 24 weeks. They were all NEG but I still have symptoms. My last test was an OraQuickrapid test. Is 24 weeks long enough. Should I test again?? PLEASE Read more »