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Still freaking out after a 5 month and 6 month negative result!

I was in a relationship with someone that lasted about 4 months. We would have sex regularly with him putting on a condom right before he came. I am female btw. I know that is still considered unprotected sex so I got tested 5 months afeter we broke...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi, Your negative HIV-antibody test at five and six months after your last possible exposure are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. Read more »

Thyroid Disease and Antibody Testing

I have had a thyroid condition since I was 13 years old -- first overactive now underactive. I... Read more »

CD4 vs. T4

I have a question. I had unprotected sex, but tested negative at 4 months and 6 months. Since my... Read more »
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... non-invasive biomarkers of liver disease Tests to diagnose hepatitis C HCV testing is recommended annually for HIV-positive people especially if diagnosed with another STI and/or aresexually active. It is also recommended after... Read more »
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...within 12 hours. I had two negative PCR test results within 28 days of the exposure; and a third PCR test, along with an HIV antibody test, came back negative at 61 days. How reliable are all these test results? "A Day in... Read more »
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could this be possible?

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...knee hasn't really bothered me much up until recently like a month ago it really started bothering me really bad (maybe bcus hiv) would it be possible that this two would be the reason my body is not producing hiv antibodies besides my symptoms... Read more »

Young and stupid

Posted by comix, 4 Replies
...I'm going in for an HIV test in a couple of weeks, and I'm getting a little nervous. My last boyfriend wasn't as honest as he said he was, but he has Read more »

Confused

Posted by jay0825, 3 Replies
...all joints stiff neck and fatigue. I've been tested for everything thing under the sun std wise all neg. Could i still have hiv and the antibodies just aren't detectable. To top if of my s/o has a real bad dry cough and a lot of the same... Read more »

Gospel Truth From Science

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... The "Window" Period Just After Infection One major drawback of antibody tests is the "window" period: the time it takes the body to produce antibodies after infection has begun. The standard tests Read more »