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Testing Negative With Aids Symptoms

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if symptoms of aids appear and tests say negative...

How can you really know you don't have aids after eight years of unprotected sex with a person possibly positive, but three negative elisas after seven years of exposure and a PCR negative(less than 200 copiesp/ml), but symtoms which included...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
It sounds like you have had appropriate tests to try and identify HIV infection as you have had antibody and PCR testing. Like some other people with repeated exposure to HIV, you may be one of the lucky ones who have been able to keep from... Read more »

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Tested Negative; Major Symptoms; Comments?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Any comments would be appreciated regarding this. I tested HIV negative in April. My last sexual encounter was in January (13+ weeks). I am just wondering if I should be satisfied with the result or if I should be re-tested. The reason I am... Read more »

Tested negative but still showing symptoms...

Posted by anonymoususer, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I'm a straight female, and I had a risky sexual encounter in November 07. It was with a guy who's HIV status is unknown. I performed unprotected oral sex on him for a short time (he didn't ejaculate) and he performed unprotected oral sex on... 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 »

So many symptoms, still test negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Since this forum is about putting yourself at high-risk situation for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases, it seems appropriate to provide a link to an unknown std viral illness group:

To learn more about the aunknownstdviralillness group,... Read more »