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scared im infected do normal blood test show hiv results

a year ago i sleeped with a guy who i now suspect has hiv, after about 4 months i notice dark blemishes around my genitals and they have been spreading.My doctor told me i had trush, but i'd had trush befor and this was'nt it , the cream my doctor...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...tested for HIV. Please read my other comments about getting tested. HIV is not routinely done. You have to give consent for a HIV test. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Normalizing HIV Testing in a Busy Urban Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic

... In the current study, the authors reported on their experience with making rapid-result HIV testing a routine procedure in a large sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic. Increased awareness of HIV serostatus is a key Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Having an HIV Test May Soon Be the Norm

...standard part of medical care. The changes call for screening every person, 13 to 64, regardless of risk or prevalence." Most HIV tests detect the antibodies the body produces to fight HIV after infection, according to www.knowhivaids.org . It... Read more »
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Xango and hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was wondering if consuming Xango, the natural juice that has been said to have a lot of good stuff in it, can it affect the results when testing for hiv antibodies? The producers of Xango state that it boosts the immune system.. Anyone knows... Read more »

testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED? DO ANY TESTS WORK SOONER AFTER INFECTION? WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I TEST POSITIVE? CAN I KEEP THE TEST RESULTS CONFIDENTIAL? HOW ACCURATE ARE THE TESTS? THE BOTTOM LINE ... Read more »

ELISA Test is so primitive.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Having to wait 3 months to get a conclusive HIV test results is just cruel for so many people who are force to wait, sometimes in highly anxious states to get their results. You would think Read more »

Blood TEst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...these tests from a normal person. The two test have been negative and the liver test turns out to be ok. Pls advice. I have an HIV test( last test 2 years ago) and was negative, but had 2 partners after the test. Pls advice Read more »