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Stress and Testing Negative after window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply



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New York Times Syndicate
Lyrysa Smith
January 24, 2002



Humans have always had stress. But today's stress is particularly detrimental to the... Read more »

Has anyone tested negative after all this

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
Has anyone had a legitimate risk such as unprotected vaginal or anal sex, had all the 'classic symptoms' including swollen lymph nodes and tested negative still beyond the window period? Read more »

negative boyfriend/sex question

Posted by chuntzu, 9 Replies
In November I cheated on my boyfriend and was subsequently diagnosed as positive. He has stayed with me, to my surprise, and things are very stable right now. In addition to being positive I am also an alcoholic and am struggling to quit. The night... Read more »

Opinion please 4 false negative rapid tests???

Posted by Jim25, 1 Reply
Hi all.
In September 2011 i had a high risk exposure with vaginal sex for about 3 minutes will on holidays. 2 weeks later i got severe headaches, sore on my anus for 2 days, loss of appetite and 1 white spot on my inner lip.

I took a rapid test after... Read more »

i tested negative 4 months after my last sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i tested negative 4 months after my last encounter...is this accurate enough??? Read more »
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unprotected sex during menstruation period (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2011) (USE TERM "CLEAN" TO DESCRIBE HIV NEGATIVE, 2011)

I and my wife are clean from HIV and STDs.but one day i had unprotected sex with my wife.my question is,can i possibly infected with HIV?can HIV be created during this activity? because my semen and her menstrual blood mixed together during our sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You are wondering if HIV can be "created" when two HIV-negative folks have unprotected sex??? WOWZA. Were you perchance home-schooled? Excuse me for asking but exactly where have you been for the past 30 years of the AIDS pandemic?... Read more »

Having sex with negative rapid HIV test person

I had unprotected insertive felatio with a prostitute, there was blood in her mouth and now I'm worried...If I have tested today and checks as negative, do I have nothing to worry about?Or might she still be contatious because she contacted in...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-You are correct, even with rapid testing there is a still a window in which you could miss someone who is seroconverting and has acute HIV infection. While oral sex is not typically considered a high risk activity, if you saw active... Read more »

False Negative on PCR Test? (GLORYHOLE ANAL SEX, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob - thanks so much for your terrific site. You are an inspiration to so many. It is an incredible resource. I recently had an "unexpected" MSM encounter in an adult bookstore. I say "unexpected" because I got onion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. I agree your HIV-acquisition risk is exceedingly low.2. You didn't actually ask a question here. Rather, you just stated your lab results.3. PCR testing is generally not recommended for routine HIV screening. An HIV-antibody test... Read more »

negative p-24 and antibody test The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Dear Mr. Sowadsky Thank you very much for your time - I had a low risk exposure with someone whose HIV status is unknown to me (oral sex where the man did not ejaculate in my mouth). Still, I was concerned and I had a p24 test one month after the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.The following will go into detail when the p-24 antigen test and the antibodytests show positive in an infected person:The p-24 antigen test will pick up an infection an average of 6 days prior to a person testing... Read more »
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