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Western Blot Negative Low Grade Fever

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Anxiety...Depression or stress

Hello doctor..I am still having hard time accepting your assurance. I have had false positive result(Positive ICMA and Negative western blot). I feel like I have been having low grade fever...ever since I got positive screening test..I feel like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antibodies. Rather, it assays for a piece of the virus's genetic material. I have no doubt your repeat test will confirm your HIV-negative status. If after that you continue to perseverate on an illness you could not possibly have, I would... Read more »

RE: Anxiety...Depression or stress

Hello DoctorI have tested 4 times and every time I got same results(Positive ICMA and negative... Read more »

Antigene p24 Low-grade fever, swollen glands HIV+??

I had a contact at risk 1 1/2 month ago.already 10 days after my submandibolar glands were swollen... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...usually been done two or more times. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot". This is why home test kits cannot tell you if you have HIV infection. The sample you collect must be tested... Read more »
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persistant low grade fever

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
I went had some flu like symptoms about 2 weeks ago and now I've noticed that I get a raise in body temp approx 99.5-99.8 more or less at the same time of day Could this be an indicator if I was exposed ? Read more »

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high? Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure) No other symptoms. Is this something to be concerned about???? Read more »

Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
...blot). I also did not engage in any sexual activities in 2009 except the three mentioned above. On 6/23/09 I experienced low grade fever, headache, joint pain, sore throat, fatigue, and chills. Called my doctor and he told me PEP is not... Read more »

Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »