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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...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
I do not know what the dark blemishes in your genital area is. It is almost impossible to say what a rash is from without seeing it. I am not sure if you are confusing terms used to call yeast infections. Your doctor may have said that you have a... Read more »

CBC Results Normal after one year of possible HIV exposition?

I am a male of 16 years and I had a possible exposition of HIV, one year ago. Recently, I had a CBC... Read more »
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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 part of HIV prevention... Read more »
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Tests on HIV Drug Bring Good Results

The Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track status to an AIDS treatment made by Progenics Pharmaceuticals after initial clinical trials of the drug, PRO 140, reduced HIV concentrations in blood by an average maximum of 98.5 percent.... Read more »
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People With Access to Rapid HIV Tests More Likely to Get Tested, Collect Results, Study Says

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Normal to schedule an appointment for results?

Posted by anxiousinny, 1 Reply
I just got tested for HIV last week. They said results would be back in 2-3 days, but never called, so I called them and they are in. (It's been 4 days). Anyway, I know they can't tell me over the phone, but i had to make an appointment-- and they... Read more »

Results Normal

Posted by Anonymous
I posted the following last week. All tests came back normal/negative. Thanks to those who responded. Feels good - not that I was REALLY REALLY worried because the risk was minimal and a long time ago - but it feels good to know. I would say for... Read more »

Questions about my test results!

Posted by Worried12, 2 Replies
WOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NEGATIVE!
Now, does a normal blood test do HIV-2 also? And I have been applying Hydrocortizone to a rash, could that have interfered? Can I safely WOO HOO? Read more »

found out june 24, first test results next week

Posted by ruralguy, 8 Replies
I found out in the course of a normal annual physical exam. Everything was fine and then I got an HIV positive result on June 24. I saw a specialist on July 3 and I get my first test results next week on the 16th. I'm 56 and I just be totally... Read more »