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Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

Negative at six months but positive later.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know of any cases where someone tested negative at six months and positive later. Is this possible? I recently tested negative at six months but I'm still worried that I'm slow to seroconvert and that I'll find out I'm poz later. Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... Read more »

negative at 6 weeks, positive at 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've got another week to go until my 13 week test. My 6 week came back negative. What are the chances that the 13 week could be positive if the 6 was negative? Did any of you test negative at 6 weeks and then positive at 13 weeks?
Scared Shitless
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Six Weeks:How Accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know exactly how accurate a six week test is?

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Pep treatment 16 weeks ago and currnenty testing negative, but.....

I am going to lay it all on the line and tell you everything doc. In late march I had sex with a female prostitute. I did not use protection while she gave me oral, but I did use protection during vaginal intercourse. Now what has me scared was the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Always Paranoid,Whether PEP was required for a potential exposure, such as the one you describe, remains open to debate.Assuming PEP was warranted for a significant HIV exposure, I would recommend you follow the post-PEP testing guidelines,... Read more »

would p24 antigen be positive after 10 weeks after exposure considering I took PEP for 28 days?

I took PEP after 100 hours of exposure for 28 days. 6 weeks after my PEP course finished and which was exactly 2 and half months after exposure I had a hiv1 and hiv 2 with the p24 antigen test and they all came negative. How accurate is the p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll make several points:1. Your PEP was prescribed inappropriately. PEP is not warranted (or felt to be effective) if more than 72 hours have lapsed between exposure and the first dose of PEP.2. Had you taken an appropriately prescribed... Read more »

Post Pep Testing @ 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 24 weeks!

Hi Doc,I am fully aware that post PEP HIV antibody testing should be carried out at 6,12 and 24 weeks from exposure for a conclusive result.Do you know of any cases where earlier negative tests have gone on to be positive at later stage? If so, how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, with over 25 years of clinical experience, I have not seen a case where someone with negative post-PEP testing out to 24 weeks subsequently tested HIV positive (without additional HIV risk). Dr. Bob... Read more »

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »
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Six-Week Course of Antiretroviral Nevirapine Did Not Clearly Reduce Risk of HIV Among Breastfed Infants, Study Finds

A six-week extended course of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine did not clearly show a reduced risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission among breastfed infants, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , the New York Times ... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive, Marking Largest Outbreak in Porn Industry in Six Years

A fifth pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, marking the largest HIV outbreak in the adult film industry in six years, according to the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation , Reuters reports. The latest case has... Read more »
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Oct. 6, 2009 -- Weekly 2009 H1N1 Flu Media Briefing

Audio recording (MP3) Operator: Welcome and thank you for all standing by. I would like to remind parties your line is in a listen-only mode until the question and answer mode. Today's call is being recorded. If you have any objections you ... Read more »