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Topping With Condom Negative Elisa At 16 Weeks

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HBV reactive and 14,20 Weeks Elisa test for HIV negative

Please help me with your response.I recently came to know that i am infected with HBV Genoty-Dwhen I just went for a general checkup and also occult blood in urine.My doctor said I might have been carrying since childhood as my HBVeab is positive...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I doubt you have HIV infection with this description. I do agree with your doctor that you might have been infected with HBV for a while if your HBeAb is reactive. However,since your liver tests are high, I still think recent infection is possible... Read more »

8 ELISA & 3 PCR tests after PEP (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

Dear Dr. Bob,Hw r u? am 28 yrs old south African. i had written u b4...bt didn't get reply...i... Read more »
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Vertex Study Will Evaluate 12-Week Treatment Period for Some Hepatitis C Patients

Cambridge, Mass.-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is launching a study to determine whether some patients taking its hepatitis C drug Incivek (telaprevir) can benefit from a shorter course of treatment. Approved five months ago by federal... Read more »
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Indonesia to Hold National Condom Week to Curb Spread of HIV, Reach Youth

Indonesia's National AIDS Commission recently announced competitions for journalists and university students to promote the country's upcoming National Condom Week, which takes place the first week in December, the Jakarta Post reports. According... Read more »
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Negative ELISA at 14 Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I tested negative on ELISA at 14 weeks post exposure (I should know, I counted the days). I wasn't sure if it was 3 calendar months or 12 weeks, so I took the conservative route and went 3 calendar months, plus one week. I took the test through... Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... Read more »

neg elisa @12 weeks .....

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
if i tested neg at exactly 12 weeks (84 days) with a elisa test, will my 6 month elisa test be neg as well? i have not had any sex since my possible expousure - vaginal sex, no condom but the guy pulled out but i am still scared. does neg at 3... Read more »

elisa 4-8 weeks, two hemograms but...

Posted by murano, 1 Reply
Hi all, I'm spanish and i don't speak english very well but i'll try

My situation risk: vaginal relations with prostitute but the condom broke about 2-3 minutes

My symptons:
-pharyngittis ( today persist)
-night sweats for 20 consecutive days

My... Read more »