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Prenatal Testing and Nervous

I just found out I am pregnant which I know will probably require an HIV test. As a little background, I am now 27 and happily married. Around the time I was 20, and in college, I had an "oops" (no condom) moment with a fraternity guy....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you freaking out over nothing? Most likely yes. However, since you did "oops," you also put yourself at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. I'm amazed that you're still worrying about it a full seven years... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »

pregnancy and inconclusive HIV WB test (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, 2008)

Hi - I've read through this forum: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/safesex/Current/Q196044.html and didn't quite seem to find my answer. I am currently 14 weeks pregnant with my second child (Ive had miscarriages before and after my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A reactive ELISA ("positive") plus an indeterminate Western Blot are considered an "indeterminate" HIV screening test. This is not uncommon in women who are or who have been pregnant. (See below.)I think you are confused... Read more »

HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back indeterminate so I got a more accurate test which came back negative. I am now pregnant with a different man so at the first OBGYN appointment I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are a number of reasons preliminary HIV tests may be indeterminate. (See below.) An indeterminate preliminary test followed by a negative "more accurate test" indicates you are HIV negative. Pregnancy is one of the potential... Read more »
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For those nervous about Acute HIV symptoms/afraid to get tested

Posted by thestranger, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »

Pretty Nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi I am 27 y/o straight female. I got tested yesterday for HIV. I am not into risky sex or drugs but I haven't always been 100% safe. (I have been with 2 different men - one of them has had sex with quite a few women - I doubt he used protection. ... Read more »

So nervous. Please don't ignore

Posted by BayRS, 1 Reply
I know there are tons of these posts, but please help.

In september, I gave someone a handjob. I licked my palm a few times while I was doing it to make it moist. It was very dark so I did not see where he came, but right after he did (and I mean... Read more »

Very Nervous About Test....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After reading the posts of the last month, I have become very nervous about a test result that I received. I had my testing done through Specialized Testing in St. Louis, MO. My last possible HIV exposure was April 1999, and the test through... Read more »