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Preliminary Positive Hiv Test

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Swab test positive for hiv preliminary help

doctor i went to do a hiv testing in my college and they did a swab test and there was it came back postive two lines and then they did another rapid test and it only show one line negative. Then i decided to rush to the emergency to have a blood...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hisometimes testing does come back with a false positive or false negative. Having them run the second test and then going to the hospital and having both of those test return negative, then you are negative at this time. If you have a specific... Read more »

Pregnant with preliminary positive result

Hello,My husband and I are 10 weeks pregnant, with our first child. As part of the initial blood... Read more »

Pregnant with preliminary positive result (UPDATE)

I would like to thank you for giving me some hope during a very stressful week. I am 3 months... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Survey Preliminary Data Show Stagnation in Uganda's HIV Prevalence, Need for Improved Prevention Strategies, Experts Say

A preliminary report on the Uganda AIDS Indicator Survey, conducted by the Ministry of Health, shows the country's "HIV prevalence rate [has] stagnated over the last 10 years, [and] the number of people infected with HIV has risen from 1.8 million... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on New Preliminary CDC Data Showing Increase in New AIDS Cases

Several newspapers have published editorials in reaction to new preliminary data released on Monday by the CDC at the 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta showing an increase in new U.S. AIDS cases and the agency's new HIV prevention... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preliminary Results From First Safety Study of Daily Tenofovir for HIV Prevention Among MSM Find No Significant Concerns

Preliminary analyses from the first study to examine the clinical and behavioral safety of tenofovir taken daily for HIV prevention among gay and bisexual men suggest no significant safety concerns. A prior study in Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Heterosexual Men -- Preliminary Results from Five Northern California Counties, December 2001-November 2003

Methamphetamine (meth) is a highly addictive stimulant that gained widespread popularity in California in the 1980s and has since spread to most regions of the United States, including rural areas. 1 Analyses of survey data among noninjection-drug... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

I just tested positive. I am confused

Posted by LovingLife, 7 Replies
Hi there,
I tested hiv + a few days ago. I have been hopeless and praying that there has been some kind of mistake since Thursday July 5th. I am an International student in the states. My getting tested just came up in a conversation I was having... Read more »

Just tested Positive last week...

Posted by codexborgia, 1 Reply
Hi Guys...
I am recently diagnosed HIV Positive. I have always been pretty physically active, Spinning 3 - 4 days week, Lifting, goes up and down from 2 -5 days week.
I have already done all my preliminary blood draw, for baseline info, genotyping,... Read more »

21 and positive

Posted by behoovy, 3 Replies

A week ago my preliminary test came back reactive, and yesterday the WB confirmed it. I had my first visit with my doc today where they took a gallon of blood. They're doing a full screen STD test on me among other stuff. I'm really anxious. It... Read more »