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Smoking After Someone Negative Elisa At 16 Weeks

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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more
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13 months negative ab test but still worried

Good day Dr Bob-i am no stranger to this forum as evidenced by my posts in April and August (Im Positive im positive howelse could i have OHL?)I took your advice and am working with a clinical psychologist.I was on the verge of loosing my job at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you did, the cause would not be HIV related.2. Your guarantee is the overwhelming and irrefutable evidence of your repeatedly negative (and highly excessive) HIV testing. By the way what guarantee do you have that every headache you get is not a... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant

I am a 37 year old female,Im 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. My both the pregnancy was through IVF. I been married for 12 years. At a routine Pre-natal visit during my first trimester in JULY 09 blood test my HIV came negative . Again I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A positive ELISA HIV-antibody test followed by a negative confirmatory Western Blot test is considered a negative HIV-screening test. You've now had essentially two negative HIV-screening Read more »

Dazed and Confused (WINDOW PERIOD 2008)

Ok, ok. I know the whole 'window period' is a question that never dies but why do SOOO many people and doctors disagree on this topic? I've read some posts from the archives that state certain dr.'s want their patients to test for years to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...just plain wrong! (See below.)Regarding your specific situation, barring any extenuating circumstances, all you needed was a negative ELISA test at the three-month mark for a definitive result. Your repeatedly negative ELISA tests out to 32 weeks... Read more »

urgent

...hey doc im verry confused and scared. the other day my girlfriend and i went the ob togather because she is pregnant with our second child and our first son is 18mos old.we went to hear the heart beat .the dr asks me to leave the room because we...
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 »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... 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, medical care and certain drugs given during pregnancy can lower the chance of passing HIV to her baby. If you test HIV-negative you can take steps to stay that way. You can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore... Read more »
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I AM STILL WAITING!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
...Guys, Today i have received my elisa which was done yesterday. The reult is still negative at 250 days. i am glad but still worried. why? my pcr result i think on the 15th of march was at 132 copies. this means Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
...oral thrush. Have been monitoring blood work for meds and decided to get another test in july,2007 but to my surprise it was negative. My Dr said this was impossible and it was a false negative. He decided to retest again and again the results... Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be caused by many other things, but still suggested follow... Read more »

Negative ELISA at 14 Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I tested negative on ELISA at 14 weeks post exposure (I should know, I counted the days). I wasn't sure if it was 3 calendar months or 12 weeks, so I took the conservative Read more »