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Open Wound Negative Elisa At 16 Weeks

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Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and Pregnant!

Hello,I am a 21 year old female. Just recently found out I was pregnant. I'm 7 weeks along. At a routine pre-natal viist, I had a blood test. My doctor told me I tested positive for HIV with my mother in the room! She's very worried. Although, he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

How do you define an open wound?

Dear Doc,I have donated to your association a few times. I believe that more efforts should be done... Read more »

finger frolicking olympics, open wound

Dr FI must say I am another huge fan. You have to be the kindest funiest gentlemen on the net. Ill... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is no risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
1.yesterday, i noticed that i had two little dots that were only like 5 times the size of this . each. and i saw there was a sliver of blood the length of this l and half as wide as this o; now what concerns me is that 16 hours after this, i... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

Am I Negative ??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a negative ELISA result at 7 weeks and a negative ORASURE saliva result at 14 weeks. Am I definitely negative ??? My exposure was brief oral ... Read more »

DESPERAT...PLEASE CONTRIBUTE YOUR OPINION

Posted by Kevin, 2 Replies
...I need help...i recently had an encounter (recieving oral sex from a femal). I tested at 10 1/2 weeks 11 1/2 weeks and 16 weeks and 3 days.. All test were done in Quest labs which uses 3rd generation elisa test and there were Read more »