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Mixed Test Results Hiv Positive And Negative

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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum....
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Mixed Results /Negative DNA but viral load

Is it possible to have a viral load but negative DNA test (all sub-types)? My DNA tests keep coming back negative so my doctor decided (most common cub-types) to do further testing for other sub types (rare in the USA like O). The results came...
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
You don't indicate how your virus is actually being tested for a subtype. An HIV DNA test would not necessarily test for subtype and usually measures cellular viral load. And why was a DNA test even performed if your HIV-1 western blot and... Read more »

Mixed test results am I okay?

After experiencing swollen glands, a slight rash, and a very resilient cold. I went to my doctor to try and figure out what was wrong. She suggested some blood tests including the ELISA test. I tested positive on the ELISA test, but the Western Blot...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Your Syphilis infection did not cause a false-positive on the ELISA. Check out this <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q200224.html" target=_new>answer</a> from Dr. Bob. Don't forget, you will... Read more »

Exposed to HIV but tested negative: Will I test positive someday?

My husband testing positive seven months ago. We have been together for four years and used unprotected sex. The doctor said he has been infected a long time for his tcell counts was 38. I took the test right after his result and came back...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. If you tested negative after 7 months with no possible exposures to the virus, this indicates with more than 99% accuracy, that you were not infected from your husband (making you a very lucky person!). If you... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »
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Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

Mixed results..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was told I was hiv positive then later (4 months) I found out they mixed up the test results. Can I sue or something? does this happen often?

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Chances of 40 day negative test turning positive

Posted by Athlete23, 1 Reply
Hi , I took an HIV test after 40 days of exposure I tested negative which I believe is 3rd generation ELISA from Quest Diagnostics. Now I did have protected sex vaginal and anal but when I was having vaginal sex I became soft and had some precum in... Read more »

Need to confirm negative result??

Posted by lpk, 4 Replies
Have tested negative after about 3 years after possible exposure. Is there any need to retest after this amount of time? People are always recommended to retest after testing positive- why would this not be the same for negative results? Read more »