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What Does A Negative HIV Test Mean

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my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection and we both have been loyal to one another his test result was negative so i should have nothing to worry about correct?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you both have been faithful and neither of you has had another sexual partner or injected drugs, then you should have nothing to worry about. Read more »

I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids? Read more »
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Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative High-Risk Adolescents: The REACH Study

...the only factor associated with a greater number of tests, indicating that the appearance of symptoms triggered the need for HIV tests. Yet, because the majority of HIV-positive participants in this study were asymptomatic, many did not pursue... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

... HIV tests conducted on the co-workers of an adult-film actor diagnosed with the virus in October have discovered no new infections, the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

...of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known risk factors before testing. All HIV tests between January 2004 and January 2007 -- together with the patient's gender, sex partners' gender, and test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea: HIV Test Rules for Foreigners to Be Eased

... Ministry of Health and Welfare officials say they plan to submit a bill to the National Assembly that would scrap mandatory HIV testing for foreigners applying for certain visas. Those seeking non-professional work in South Korea on an E-9 visa... Read more »
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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have hiv to. i have tested duo test for hiv out to 100 days. ?? Read more »

neg. test=hiv neg.?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the most experts mean a 6-month-negative hiv-test is conclusive. but I have read some(rare) people take a longer time. you need such people? my question is: I have Read more »

Hiv test rules may change

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that they may change testing guidlines to only include rare cases of blood transmittions. That hiv rates are very low and that thet tesing company is being sued by several people in a class action suite for false claims. Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
...Sat. July 9th 2005:New rules may ease HIV testing:by Carina Stanton, Seattle Times staff reporter:::More than 3,000 people in Washington state are infected with HIV but don't Read more »