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Negative Hepatitis/HIV Test

I had an incident 20 months ago where I got some blood on my hand from a person that I feel may have had exposure to Hepatitis/HIV (drug user). Since then I have had 4 tests at 6, 9, 12 and 18 months. All the tests for hepatitis and HIV were...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,First off, blood on the hand isn't necessarily risky. The blood would have needed to get <i>inside</i> of your body. Let's assume that was the case, you've been tested more than enough to know that... Read more »

hepatitis shots and tested negative approximately a month later

Sorry for bothering again. Donation will be coming soon, I promise. My question is this; I... Read more »

Hepatitis B acute positive and negative HIV test

Dear Sir, In Agust 07 got tested for HIV and result was negative. On the 3rd of March 2008 I got... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Correlates of Hepatitis A Among HIV-Negative American Men Who Have Sex With Men

Noting that hepatitis A virus outbreaks among MSM have been well-documented, the current study examined the characteristics associated with HAV among a large group of young adult MSM in five US cities. Advertisement The Young Men's Survey was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital Asks FDA to Examine Testing Equipment After Possible Incorrect HIV, Hepatitis Test Results

Maryland General Hospital officials have said that they will ask FDA to investigate the reliability of the hospital's blood testing equipment after reports that the hospital may have released hundreds of incorrect HIV and hepatitis test results,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mass. Rep. Aaron Vega Works to Raise Awareness by Getting Hepatitis C Test

State Rep. Aaron M. Vega (D-Holyoke) took a hepatitis C test recently at Tapestry Health's needle exchange facility as part of an awareness day. Vega announced that he tested negative and explained that he took the test to show how easy and painless... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis Testing Conducted During Colonoscopy Appointments Aided Older Patients

Researchers investigated whether baby boomers would be willing to be tested for viral hepatitis during routine colonoscopies. The researchers offered hepatitis tests to 500 individuals ages 50 to 65 years during appointments for outpatient... Read more »
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testing negative but can't shake

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi everyone I have tested negative out to 8 months now, I can't seem to shake the fear of HIV, due to this chronic prostatitis, and mild sore throat that keeps recurring. Anyone have advice is chronic prostatis common, or common in people with... Read more »

13 week test negative

Posted by Janes, 2 Replies
Kind of expected it allready because I did a 12 week home test which was negative.

Feeling relieved. Still not out of my system yet, but guess thats normal because have been stressed about it for 3 months, I know it will take some time to let it go.

It... Read more »

3 negative test but...............

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had 3 HIV test and they have been all negative.I had one at 8 years after exposure and 2 at ten years after any exposure.I have also had 3 normal complete blood counts done in the past 3 years and and have also been tested for hepatitis... Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies to it at 3 monts, and if my immune... Read more »