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Mosquitoes And Negative HIV Test

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea that is not true. In dealing with HIV, it's important to know reality from myth. Believing myths can
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Ambiguous Results

Doctor Bob,I had routine HIV tests done -the results read as follows:Abbott Architect HIV 1 and 2 Ag/Ab: NegativeWith a line written at the bottom of the results that says"This result does not exclude infection with the HIV virus"I am totally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax! That disclaimer should be on all HIV tests! It's there because the laboratory has absolutely no way of knowing when your last potential HIV exposure occurred. So if, for Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concern. See below. Finally, I should mention barebacking is a risk! Remember, your partner is only as negative as his last HIV test and that was taken before the cute pizza delivery guy "delivered" earlier this evening! Dr. Bob HIV between two... Read more »

my chance in being negative

Given my symptoms what are my chances, Started to get Psoriasis 6 years ago on either side of mouth, then later worked its way to boths sides of nose, then ears, and eyebrows. Later I found that when I injure my skin it does not heal. Then later...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit... Read more »

please help a guy who helps

cut guy. cut on hand found after leaving clinic that test for hiv using rapid hiv tests. last one out that day and was safe all day until touching door handle on way out. did not see blood on handle but hiv + people were there that day. i left at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doorknob while sitting on a public restroom toilet seat and simultaneously getting bitten by a horde of giant mosquitoes at your HIV testing clinic. OK?Of course, your 7- and 14-day PCR-DNAs were negative. Care to take a guess what your 20-day... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider... Read more »
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HIV & AIDS: The Basics

...anonymous, or confidential, and where counseling is offered before and after the test. How Does the HIV Test Work? Standard HIV tests look for HIV antibodies, which are cells the body makes after HIV enters the blood. It can take up to... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, August 31, 2010

...good progress after four weeks, shouldn't my viral load be undetectable by now?   What's the Deal With False-Negative HIV Tests? What is the likelihood of someone receiving a false-negative HIV test result? What could cause a test to be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...coming on and off for about 2-3 weeks. During about 20 January 2006 I have pluck out my courage to do a full body check up with HIV test. All results including VDRL RPR Syphilis and HIV Ab I and II tests came back NON RACTIVE!! I was relieve for... Read more »

scared any advise

Posted by scared2008, 1 Reply
...with tested for me again begining of augest and test neg. Should i be worry? can u get hiv from getting your nails done or a mosquito? i am haveing a hard time gaining weight and i am 13 weeks pregnant. and very worried. Read more »

i know im infected i don't believe my tests.

Posted by roma2010, 4 Replies
...this a stomach problem wouldn't cause any skin problems at all so i told him all my symptoms and right away he suggested an hiv test, dunno what to do anymore im going crazy starting to have crazy thoughts again, im really depressed i can't stop... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and Read more »