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Testing Negative After Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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can food make you test a false-negative?

Doc Bob,firstly, you are incredible.Secondly, my story: I live in Brazil and curretly date a girl who had unprotected sex with her last boyfriend. That was about 6 months ago (more than enough window period). However, we ate in Mcdonald's 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I was shocked and saddened when I read your post. However, it had absolutely nothing to do with your HIV status or test results. I absolutely agree with your doctor. Your negative test results are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOOable! HIV is... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone... Read more »
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Three Cases of HIV Transmission to Infants Through Food Pre-Chewed by HIV-Positive Caregivers

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6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

just tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to share my expierence with you people out there who are scared. About 3 weeks ago i got food poisoning and went to the hospital...they ran some blood work and it came back that all my blood cells(red, white and platlets) were very low. ... Read more »

I tested negative but with these symptoms I just can't believe it

Posted by AnxiousTester, 3 Replies
Hi! I know many would say they wish they tested negative on an HIV test and I should ignore and celebrate....But I have symptoms that I just can't ignore. This is really ruining my Christmas but these symptoms are too strange and unusual for me to... Read more »

SYMPTOMS AFTER 14 1/2 YRS ...TEST NEGATIVE

Posted by Anonymous
I had a risky encounter 14 1/2 yrs ago, that was followed by diarrhea in 3days, coated tongue in 3 weeks and sore throat after 8+ week. A doctor friend who screened my blood 5 months post exposure told me over the phone that i was negative which i... Read more »