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Picking Your Nose And Negative HIV Test

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COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to know" you are HIV positive???? No, absolutely not. In fact what you don't know in that situation could kill you. Delayed HIV diagnosis is still the number one cause of HIV morbidity and premature HIV-related mortality. Knowledge is power! If... Read more »

Please help me to find out if I have got infected by HIV

Hi Robert, Could you please help me out. I had sex with a sex worker(unknown HIV status) with... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...When Taking an Antibody Test, What Does a Negative, Positive or Indeterminate Test Result Mean? When a person gets an antibody test for HIV, the first test that is done is the ELISA test, also called the EIA. If the ELISA test is negative, this... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Anonymous 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
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AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...diagnostic purposes. The viral load test manufacturers own literature warns the test is not intended to be used as a screening test for HIV or as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HIV Yet this is the test I was given by my doctor when... Read more »

gman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hasnt had any exposures except from 91-94 at which i started having oral problems and i freaked at had my family dr order a hiv test this was in 96 it came back negative then in 98 i became pregnat and they run one i lost the baby the hiv test... Read more »

HIV is it in ME Please Help ME

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...went through every ARS symptoms you will read about. OK test are as follows: 13 ELISA tests since week 1 to 5 months all negative!! 3 RNA VL tests 1.0 ultra sensative to 50 copies undetected. p24 at 42 days negative. 3... Read more »

why do people get sick after sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...sleep. Why do people get sick after sex and usualy present with very similar symptoms related to hiv? and why do they test negative after? Stress can cause a lot of problems but personaly I remember that when I got stressed I usualy presented... Read more »