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Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

Six week test results came back:


'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

tested at six weeks

Posted by justsayno, 2 Replies
Ok so I tried my first time as a bottom with a gay guy. I sucked his penis unprotected for like 3 secs but then before he put a condom on he very slighty pushed his penis inside me then he put on a condom and put it up but then immediately removed... Read more »

Negative at six months but positive later.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know of any cases where someone tested negative at six months and positive later. Is this possible? I recently tested negative at six months but I'm still worried that I'm slow to seroconvert and that I'll find out I'm poz later. Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 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... Read more »

test positive after a negative 6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
has anyone ever heard of this happening with a person with a normal immune system? Read more »
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Partner just diagnosed positive i just tested negative after 6 weeks since exposure

Hi DrThank you for taking the time to read this post. I am from the UK - last wek my partner tested positive - I took a test last week and was negative. We last had unprotected sex about 6 weeks ago. I know I need to be tested again at 3 months and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry to hear of your partner's recent HIV diagnosis. Your six-week test is encouraging. The vast majority of folks who contract HIV will have detectable HIV antibodies by six-eight weeks; however, that said, you certainly need to... Read more »

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »

negative 24 week test but still positive.

Please answer. I got unprotected oral from a girl I found out she was positive thru a friend of hers. Ever since I found out I.have been freaking out. 2 weeks after the oral sex I got fever, rash on my chest, night sweats and swollen glands on my...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your testing has been extensive and indicates you are not infected with HIV, HCV or syphilis. If you are not feeling well, you should see a physician as there is some other cause besides these infections at play.DW... Read more »

shingles after 7 weeks, tested negative at 10 weeks

Hi,This is the 3rd time I'm asking this so sorry but I really need to put my mind at ease.I've had 2 encounters (protected sex, unprotected oral on both occasion) with a sexually active woman (same person, unknown status) in a span of 1...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Most people will show up positive by 28 days. However, only HIV tests done outside of the 90 day window are considered conclusive. I do not think that your risk warranted testing. Protected penetrative sex and unprotected oral sex would not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive, Marking Largest Outbreak in Porn Industry in Six Years

A fifth pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, marking the largest HIV outbreak in the adult film industry in six years, according to the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation , Reuters reports. The latest case has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nov. 12, 2009 -- Weekly 2009 H1N1 Flu Media Briefing

Audio recording (MP3) NOTE: This is a rough, unedited transcript and transcription errors may appear . Operator: welcome and thank you for standing by. At this time all participants in in a listen-only mode. During... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six-Week Course of Antiretroviral Nevirapine Did Not Clearly Reduce Risk of HIV Among Breastfed Infants, Study Finds

A six-week extended course of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine did not clearly show a reduced risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission among breastfed infants, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , the New York Times ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Sofosbuvir and Ledipasvir -- Just Six Weeks of Therapy

As mentioned earlier in this issue of TreatmentUpdate , the duration of HCV therapy is shrinking, from 48 weeks a few years ago to 24 weeks and most recently 12 weeks. These shorter periods of therapy are made possible by the use of increasingly... Read more »