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Tested Negative For Hiv At 4 Months

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6 Month old infant & Mother Test Negative for HIV, Father tested Positive

We are in the process of adopting a baby boy from Taiwan. He was tested at 6month of age for HIV and tested negative. His mother was also tested at the time and she was negative. Father has been in jail and was recently tested. He tested positive....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It is extremely unlikely given the baby's and mother's results. Read more »

What do HCV antibody test results mean with HIV negative @ 9 months

Had an antibody HCV test done at 7 months, it came back with a <0.1 0.0 - 0.8 s/c. After this I... Read more »

Slept with a Hiv+,condom broke and tested Negative 6 months later

My partner is HIV+ and im -!! condom while i was on top of her in March!! But was too scared to... 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

...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

Viral Load Tests

...can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...not developed antibodies and you are probably not infected. To get truly accurate results, it's necessary to wait three to six months after your last possible exposure to the virus before being tested. That is because the immune system can take... Read more »
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Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...after that I developed a bad cough and thought I might be HIV positive. I got tested 3 months after the encounter (mouth swab) - negative. Then, a month later (that makes it four months after the encounter), I got a blood test. Still negative. I... Read more »

Weird...PLEASE HELP ME

Posted by Twiz, 2 Replies
Ok I been gettin what looks like bug bites they itch for like an hour then never itch again....but the next day there is a red top on it ...later maybe a few days later theres a scap on it NOT a big scab but a lil one PLEASE HELP ME Read more »

PLZ HELP

Posted by Anonymous
...I tested negative for hiv at meps but that was after 4 months after possible of exposure. Do they test again at reception battalion?? Does Read more »

GMAN CAN YOU HELP ME?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...conversion? I've heard HIV and other viruses can actually cause arthritis. Ive had muscle twitching and hand and feet burning for 3 months now. but had 4 negative hiv tests out to 4 months. Should I test again or be confident in the tests? Thanks... Read more »