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Why Hiv Test Come Up Late

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Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,While I'll certainly admit getting HIV tested can be anxiety provoking, it's important to note that when it comes to HIV, what you don't know can kill you. See below, and Read more »

late seroconversion

i had a protected sex with csw in mexico during which condom got slipped. i started pep 28 day... Read more »

No Blood Donation Rejections = Negative for HIV?

Hi Dr. Bob,I want to start off by saying that I absolutely have NEVER donated blood to get an HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Late HIV Testing -- 34 States, 1996-2005 might have occurred in certain cases. For example, some persons might have had positive results from anonymous, unreported HIV tests before they had a confidential HIV test which was reported to a health department, making the time from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.S. Residents Test Positive For HIV at Late Stage, Few High School Students Being Tested, CDC Reports Find

...who were diagnosed with HIV from 1996 to 2005 and found that 45 percent had developed AIDS within three years of their initial HIV diagnosis, 38.3 percent within one year and an additional 6.7 percent within the next two years (Reuters Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Late Versus Early Testing of HIV -- 16 Sites, United States, 2000-2003

...HIV-infected persons and their partners to reduce transmission. In November 2002, the Food and Drug Administration approved a rapid test for HIV detection; in January 2003, this test was categorized as a waived test under the Clinical Laboratory... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Four-in-One HIV Pill Enters Late-Stage Clinical Testing

... "Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday it started late stage clinical testing of its four-in-one 'Quad' HIV tablet," the Associated Press reports. The pill includes the drugs elvitegravir, Read more »
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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply 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 »

PLEASE! Can someone give me some truthful answers!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...without the condom for a little while, but he had it on when he....."finished." So no ejaculation inside of me. He had an HIV test done in late February. Negative. I know he's not high risk....not bisexual, not a drug user, etc etc. But I also... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...TP and NT tests can be interpreted in the usual manner for most co-infected patients. HIV-infected patients who have either late latent syphilis or syphilis of unknown duration should have a CSF examination before treatment. Read more »

college student... scared as hell

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
About 3 months ago, in March, I started having a sexual relationship with a friend of a friend who I met at a party. We never once had unprotected sex, but we did have unprotected oral sex. About a week and a half after our first encounter, I became... Read more »