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Sore In Mouth Negative Elisa At 16 Weeks

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Is a 16 week ELISA test conclusive?

Hello Doctors, good forum and good information. I had a potential unwanted oral exposure at a bachelor's party when a stripper placed an object that was in her vagina in my mouth.. After this; I did the following tests;- 20 days after exposure- HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(independent of risk or risk category).1. I typically recommend HIV testing at 1,3 and 6 months after an exposure. Therefore a 16 week negative ELISA is encouraging, but not sufficient, IMHO.2. If you had a potential exposure to HIV, you could... Read more »

real risk,real symptoms,despite 16 weeks negative

dear doctor bobi have written many times in the past to you,but i dont know wht you prefer to chose... Read more »

East of Asia and still concern "resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum"

May 3, 2008 Dr Bob , I know you might not reply me but please at least gimme your foundation full... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... 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? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 ... Read more »
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negative at 13.5 weeks is this conclusive?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...i tested at 12 weeks and 13.5 both negative i had the oraquick and orasure test done both negative... it this conclusive or should i get an elisa Read more »

One Last Time

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...need your opinions to go from where I am standing. I have realized that the test I took at September, 2005 was NOT 10 but 8 weeks after the incident. I was sick during the test so maybe I was still seroconverting. Which means that I am 4-5... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? Read more »

Sores in Mouth, Negative tests, What is going on?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had taken a ELISA test in 27 September, 2005 and I asked the guy I sucked to take a ELISA test in 30 September 2005 (10 - 10.5 weeks after exposure). Both test come back negative. In October 7, 2005 I have realize some white layer in my... Read more »