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Possibility Of Testing Negative For Hiv After 6 Months

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Is it possible to get hiv positive even though test was negative after 6 months

i had unprotected oral sex on sept2011. After three week, i went to a private clinic for Hiv DNA test. That test was negative. During windows periods, i took rapid test more 12 times. All of them were negative. I also had rapid test after 3 months,...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No you can rest assured that at 6 months if you have an HIV negative test you can be sure you are indeed negative. If your symptoms persist I would recommend you see a provider to have them evaluated though I feel confident they do not... Read more »

False negative test after 8 months. Is it possible ? (Please, help me)

My name is Robinson. I'm brazilian. I am suffering for eight months after I had a risk... Read more »

Negative HIV test result at 5 months "true negative"

I had a negative elisa hiv test at 5 months post possible incident. can i be confident in my... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital Asks FDA to Examine Testing Equipment After Possible Incorrect HIV, Hepatitis Test Results

Maryland General Hospital officials have said that they will ask FDA to investigate the reliability of the hospital's blood testing equipment after reports that the hospital may have released hundreds of incorrect HIV and hepatitis test results,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC-Funded Clinical Trial Testing Tenofovir for HIV Prevention to Begin Next Month in Bangkok

A CDC -funded, three-year clinical trial testing Gilead 's antiretroviral drug Viread to determine its effectiveness in preventing HIV transmission is scheduled to begin next month in Bangkok, Thailand, the Bangkok Post reports (Wancharoen, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Vaccine Trial Participation Might Lead to Negative Social Consequences, Study Says

HIV vaccine trial volunteers could experience negative social consequences because of their participation in the trials, according to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Are You Positive You're Negative?

[myth] I don't need an HIV test. There's no way I could be infected. [truth] What you don't know can hurt you ... and those you care about. A quarter of people in the U.S. who are HIV positive do not know it, according to the Centers for... Read more »
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Possibility of Negative at 3 months turning positive later ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
What is the chance of negative hiv test (4th gen cmia) at 3 months into positive later ? High risk heterosexual exposure experiencing ARS like symptom presently .... Sore throat, fatigue, rash, swollen lymph on the neck. I am so confused as many... Read more »

I just tested negative, is it possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just tested negative after five months of hell, I had an unprotected encounter with a man of unknown hiv status in May, I tested at 33 days and on November 4th, is it possible to still be positive and the standard HIV test just not picking it up,... Read more »

6 month test negative

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Praise be to God for his mercy and compassion!
My 6 month test was negative. Thank you all for all of your thoughts and prayers! It has been a horrible time but the peace given to me by my Lord Jesus has helped to make it survivable. I had every... Read more »

22 months of negative tests but still positive

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
Ok guys now I am freaking out again I just got a call from the Immunology Dept of all children's Hospital and they think I might have PCP they want copies of all 9 elisa and both viral load tests I got along with a copy of the NAT I took. because of... Read more »