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Sore In Mouth Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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Canker Sores

Dr,I was exposed to HIV via condom breakage on October 31'st 2009 and was tested out to 6 months via point of care finger prick test (INSTI). I tested at 6 weeks 3 months and 6 months however I am cocnerned of some symptoms which I am not sure are...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...From what you describe I would not be worried about having acquired HIV from that possible exposure in October. Having a negative test more than 6 months out is all that would need to be done. The canker sores preceded the exposure and... Read more »

3 times ELISA NEGATIVE , but WB POSITIVE

Hi Doc, I was taking my first ELISA test on 19Feb2009, and it was 3 months after I had sexual... Read more »

High WBC but negative Elisa

Dear doctor. 3.5 months (15 weeks) after a possible exposure, I took an Elisa test and it came back... 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

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... 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 »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children more than 3 months old. Although the practice has not received FDA approval, lamivudine may be used to prevent health care workers... Read more »
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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? I am also getting... Read more »

Tset 1 year

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...She may have cut me but i cant remember but i became very sick after with something that resembled mono.I had all std tests neg and mono neg. I had burning urination (folliculitis which i still have 1 year later) post nasal drip swollen glands... Read more »

Jackie, anyone, please help clear this up

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bloodwork and the WBC was 3.8 and lymphs low too! I asked if HIV was possible and they said yes. So I had ELISA which was neg. After that I had SO many HIV symptoms it blows my mind. White tongue, roof of mouth is white, easily bruised and... Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
...majority." So, if the p24 antigen test miss the window, would elisa pick up the antibody since the current generation of the elisa assay is ultra sensitive?? In the past, you have also indicated that p24 antigen will not disappear unless antibody... Read more »