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Swallowing Sperm Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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swollen nodes in armpit

Hi Doc, about 2-3 months ago I had unprotected oral (sperm swallowed) and a brief unprotected penetration (bareback) with a guy I later learned is hiv+, although he claims he is undetectable. The problem is that about 3 weeks later I had a severe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for acquiring the virus. My advice is straightforward:1.Get an HIV-antibody test (rapid test, ELISA, EIA, etc.) at the three-month mark. If negative, you'll need a follow-up test at the six-month mark per CDC guidelines, because you had a... Read more »

Indeterminate ELISA followed by negative results

DoctorYour opinion would set my mind at ease although I guess I know the answer.Back in 1999 after... 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 »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...water to mix baby formula. The World Health Organization advises that mothers should take ART during breastfeeding. After 6 months, they should add other foods while continuing to breastfeed for up to a year. A recent study showed that it is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...about 20% of children die or develop AIDS within one year. Most HIV-infected children in the U.S. start ART before they are 3 months old. Children and Adherence Adherence (see Fact Sheet 405 ) is a major challenge for children and infants.... Read more »
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Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
...finger---Non Reactive Elisa 10 weeks 4 days---My Doctors---Blood taken from Vein in arm---Reactive Elisa---Negative Western Blot. 4 months 1 week and 4 days --ID Specialist---Blood taken from Vein in arm---Reactive Elisa---Negative Western... Read more »

My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will Read more »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 months, am I done testing, are my symptoms cauesed by... Read more »

elisa negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was negative for hiv, hepatitis B and siphilis, last risk was on april 6, and the test was taken on june 7. This is exactly 2 months. How accurate is elisa test at 2 months? I'm worried because I was found an STD called MYCOPLASMA. Besides I've... Read more »