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Negative Hiv Elisa Two And Half Years Post Exposure

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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
...Fortunately that does not appear to be the case. To sum up, your HIV-acquisition risk was essentially nonexistent. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to three months are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-able! HIV is... Read more »

hiv/hepc exposure

Hi, This is a follow up to a question I posted 3 months ago. HCW exposed hiv hep c blood via needle... Read more »

Iron deficiency and HIV

Dear Dr. BOB, I wrote to you earlier (2months ago) concerning my HIV exposure (Oral sex, frottage+... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From'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 »
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 »
Black AIDS Institute

Black America and HIV Testing

...HIV screening efforts overall. In the first decade or so after the development of the antibody tests, individuals who tested negative were advised to seek follow-up testing at least six months later to confirm that they were, in fact, uninfected.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of infection than anal or vaginal sex,... Read more »
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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 »

Revised Timing of Acute HIV post

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...dry cough after the flu-like illness passed for several weeks. I am curious if the 2.5 months is possible as a window from exposure to acute HIV? If it is, would that then push back the timeline for testing? My logic is that if acute HIV does... Read more »

How soon??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How soon after you were exposed did it take you to test positive?? I have heard some people it tak yearrs. Read more »

What makes you be so sure?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...cases? I keep my position. No one really knows how long the human body needs to develop HIV antibodies. I'm sure that the people posting information about the famous three months, had never personally met an individual confirming that 3 month... Read more »