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What If An Hiv Test Comes Back Negative

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Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Eight years? You can get a reliable HIV test after 8 months! If you test negative, that means you were not infected in that encounter, fortunate soul. It's time to move on. Continue to take care of yourself and protect yourself from HIV... Read more »

Can KS appear before the HIV test comes back positive?

I was just wondering on the time frame it takes for Kaposi's Sarcoma to appear. I may have... Read more »

Negative antibody test. Donation coming

Dr. Bob,This is Ricky. I sent a post to you two weeks back and the other day. I had unprotected... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coming Soon: Over-the-Counter Oral HIV Test

In January, Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies submitted a final module of clinical test results supporting its application to sell the OraQuick rapid HIV test to the public. Food and Drug Administration approval could come this year. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes Coming to Massachusetts Law on HIV Testing

Supporters hope a new state law that takes effect Thursday will lead to more HIV testing in Massachusetts. The state was one of only two that required patients to provide written consent for the test; under the new policy, doctors need obtain only... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Couples-Based HIV Testing and Counseling Comes to Maryland

Baltimore will become the first Maryland city and only the 15th U.S. city to offer a couples-based HIV testing and counseling program. According to Orrin D. Ware, research project coordinator of STAR TRACK Adolescent HIV Program, the program will... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Personal Perspective: "Come Back When You're Dressed Like a Man"

I am a 26-year-old Latina transgender woman. I was mostly raised by my aunt after I was taken away from my mom and dad due to their drug use and street lifestyle. Things were hard because there were seven children in the house and a lack of love... Read more »
Connect With Others

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys

Sorry I am late posting this, got back late from London and was trying to post a message but I took so long posting it that I lost my internet connection in between and thought i would wait until after a nights sleep, make sure i gave you all... Read more »

My comfermatory test came back I am HIV positive

Posted by endlsskys, 4 Replies
I was really praying and hoping that I was negative. I guess on Monday I try to find a doctor on top of trying to find a job. No medical insurance no nothing. I only ever had unprotected sex with my partner but I will be besides myself if he is... Read more »

Not coming back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone.

This is just to tell you all that I am not coming back here!! Why? Because I finally know and believe that I am not HIV+. I also know that coming here and focusing on HIV will be harmful to me (it makes me just obsess more).

I wish you... Read more »