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What Does It Mean When I Have To Take Another Hiv Test

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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 »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. 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 tested neg. after 6 months and 1 year, but have a lot of symptoms every day. Its the... Read more »

Inaccuracy of HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, and the Viral Load Test "There is no recognized standard for establishing the presence or absence of HIV-1 in human blood" The HIV antibody tests are non-standard and non-specific. If you are... Read more »

are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »