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Urine Negative At 16 Weeks

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a negative test result, and you had met the Window Period guidelines after the last potential...
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Negative Right????

I am 12 weeks pregnant, with my 2nd child and had a miscarriage 2 months prior to this pregnancy at which time I was HIV negative.Now they are telling me my intial test came back positive twice, but my Western Blot & viral load test came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

Urine odor

I am going into my 5th week taking Reyataz w/Norvir. I am also taking Viread and Ziagen and have not experienced any of the obvious side-effects with these meds. However, this past week I have noticed a strong fishy smell to my urine during my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The urine color you are referring to could well be due to increased bilirubin in the urine due to the atazanavir which shouyld show up Read more »

Will drinking your urine cure you from HIV?

Dr. Bob,Hi there, I wrote to you about 7 weeks about an HIV scare. I am feeling better, I had some tests and so far negative. I will wait for the 3 months mark and finally woohoo. Anyway, I wanted to ask you your opinion in a topic. My mom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Will drinking your own urine cure you from HIV??? Please tell me you're kidding.Dude, I'm an HIV-positive HIV/AIDS physician specialist with over a quarter Read more »

Dr Bob, Please save me

Dr Bob, You are a hope and inspiration everyone touched by your kindness. I feel proud to be communicating with you.Please answer my question. I'm on the brink. If you have a scale for misfortune, I'll be at the top. I'm a 36 year old married male...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'll proceed directly to your specific questions (because you have so many!).1.No, because you do not have HIV.2.Yes, you have ruled out HIV.3.The statistical chance that your three DNA PCRs, one RNA PCR, one ELISA, eight OraQuicks and one P-24... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...above 400 at the time of starting HIV treatment for the first time. The greatest risk of liver problems is during the first six weeks of treatment with Viramune. Your health care provider should order LFTs before you start taking Viramune and... Read more »
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Negative after 10 weeks

Posted by Janes, 3 Replies
...Just did a quick home test. Negative. It was a relief because I was almost sure it would be different. Still not at the 13 weeks though. See my previous posts for symptoms I experienced from 2 weeks on since contact. Still now I have enlarged... Read more »

Anxiety waiting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...week ago, called the lab today and they are still waiting on my results..... I tested negative via Elisa at approximately 8 weeks. My stomach is in a knot right now. Read more »

Urine Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi All, Sorry I typed the wrong time period in the last message. I am under a lot of stress. Ok, I had a Urine test at 8 weeks and tested negative. Does the 95% accurate rule at 25 days still exist with Urine tests? I have another question... Read more »

symptoms but still negative

Posted by joe_swiss, 2 Replies
...does not know what to do with me. My blood looks normal otherwise (not anemic, etc.). i take a lots of vitamins since a few weeks in hope to boost my energy (so far with little success) HOWEVER, all tests so far seem to indicate that i did not... Read more »