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What To Do When Your Hiv Test Comes Back Negative

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
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 »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive?... Read more »
Articles
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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Lymph Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hope someone can answer this for me,i had an unsafe sex act about 1 year ago where me and another man had nothing but oral sex and neither one of us ever did climax, but about 30 days ago i started having this pain in my groin area and its kinda... Read more »

Quick Disclosure Update

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...praying for my wife and me. Thus far, all of the results have returned negative; however we are still awaiting the results of the hiv tests. Our marital situation is getting worse. Instead of talking things out with me or someone (ANYONE),... Read more »

negative at 15 weeks and 2 days

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...Funny story i went to the club today and they were doing free hiv testing, they did the stat- pak rapid hiv test came back non-reactive...the counselor said to rule out infection, he said whatever 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 »