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Will Negative Hiv Test Stay Negative After 4 Years

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HIV+ but test negative for years?

HelloMy partner and I have been together for over 21 years. I test positive January 2009. I have no clue how I got positive. My partner is negative and has been even with heart surgery and test for HIV 3 years ago. He is still negative on a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Dave,"Can a person test HIV negative over and over again and be a carrier and pass it on?" No. You've been with your partner for over 21 years. If he continues Read more »

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... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV proteins. This new test should produce results faster than a test for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
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HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...monogamous relationship until the broke up. She told me today her ex bf requires more standard tests (including another STI/HIV tests to rule everything out as per procedure) on Tuesday. We only had one act of unprotected vaginal intercourse... Read more »

Tests say Nay , Symptoms say Yay

Posted by srchanfrans43, 6 Replies
...pain/swelling here, post a flu (?) illness 4-9 days from possible exposure) Personally awaiting a 6 month 3 day Elisa . Last neg test a rapid blood at 23wk 3 day . I've had 4 rapid bloods, 3 elisa's and one of two PCR RNAS from 12 wk to 24wk 3... Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been reported. Nevertheless, both TP and NT tests can be... Read more »