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Rapid Hiv Test After 3 Months

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Re: Am I infected or just getting paranoia?

Had another rapid hiv test at 3 month mark post-exposure... came back negative. Can I woo-hoo? NB: no other exposures since Jan. 2010.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in! (See below.) Because you had a significant exposure to someone confirmed to be HIV positive, it is recommended you have HIV testing at both the three- and six-month marks.Good luck.Dr. BobAm I infected or just getting paranoia? Feb 21,... Read more »

Zithromax-Urispas & HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I recently received unprotected oral sex (insertive), ass rimming (receptive) and a... Read more »

Is hiv testing at 3 months valid whlle pregnant?

Hi Docter,I am pregnant and paranoid , I gave a blow job to an old male friend and aquired... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Counseling With Rapid Tests

...tests might be used to confirm reactive rapid HIV test results immediately. References Branson, BM. Point-of-care Rapid Tests for HIV Antibodies . Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2003;27:288-95. Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

... Why is Counseling Recommended Before and After Taking the Test? Deciding whether to get an HIV test may not be easy. Fear and worry about the test are common feelings, both before taking the test and while waiting for results. Read more »
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what should i do?

Posted by sokha
...tongue have white spot. I went to my doctor and my doctor said i had virus of throat. But i worried about HIV. after a week i get HIV test (Rapid test) and my test is negative. after 3 months i hurt in mouth so i get tested again and my test is... Read more »

No rapid test is as good as ELISA.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Do some research about the way the tests works. No rapid test will ever be as accurate as ELISA. For example, the rapid test uses just one or two drops of blood. The ELISA uses a lot Read more »

RNA/PCR/NAAT Test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...period........... Options for testing...... Wait time for results.... RNA/PCR/NAAT Test Antibody Test There are several ways to test for HIV. The most standard HIV tests don?t look for the actual virus but rather antibodies to the virus. RNA... Read more »

Sexual Assualt, HIV testing, depression.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative. Tested for HIV @ 28 days DUO AgAb and again @ 87 days with a rapid bloodtest Ab, beleive it was Abbott Determine, both HIV tests come back as Negative. So far so good. HIV tests were done with Dr fully registered with the GMC and... Read more »