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Would Hiv Show Up On A Blood Test Ten Months After Intercourse

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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Ten Years For Ten Years

UPDATE Why is losing your 10 years of sobriety for survival a bad thing? Im the HIVer who wrote to you back in November 2006 asking if turning to meth use to combat fatigue was ok. I was ten years clean and sober and no I have no regrets. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Eric,You can count me among those who are disappointed in your decision to start abusing methamphetamines again. And if you could be truly honest with yourself, I would bet you disappointed yourself as well!Your logic for using again is faulty... Read more »

unprotected intercourse and symptoms after 3 months.

I had unprotected with sex worker and was tested negative at 3 months period for Anti-bodies via Insti HIV test. After 3 months however I had the following symptoms.Very Stiff neck for 2 weeks (hurt so much I thought it was a cramp), Slight nausea...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Your three month test was conclusive. If your symptoms persist, I would recommend that you see your doctor to rule out other possibilities. Bottom line: Trust the three month test!In health,Richard... Read more »

Ten Commandments for better HIV education/prevention Thx Dr. Bob

Dear Dr. Bob,My false fears of a possible HIV infection (confirmed by neg. test out to 6 months)led me to a better education on HIV. I transfomed my panick and fear into education and composed the follwing 10 commandments or steps (of course most of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations on your negative tests and conquering your irrational fears!Thanks also for your rendition of the "Top Ten" list for HIV education/prevention. I might quibble with some of the phraseology, such as "try not"... Read more »

HIV-2 from unprotected intercourse in Mozambique?

5 months 1 week ago I had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a possible infected woman of a high risk group in Mozambique. The first week in country I had a mild cold for a couple of days. Acclimation. The encounter occured after 2 weeks in...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Mozambique has higher than 1% HIV-2 prevalence rate, which is significantly higher than HIV-2 prevalence rates in other parts of the world. Therefore, testing for HIV-2 antibodies is indicated in your case.Do you know if the tests that were... Read more »
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Posted by jaelitt, 7 Replies
On 7/1/2012 i had unprotected vaginal sex with hiv positive women 2 weeks after i started to fill really ill. It started with a sore throat then dehydration,nausea,headache,dry skin,sore neck,loss of appetite and energy,eye irritaion and a few days... Read more »

Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

Six week test results came back:


'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

HIV in routine Blood Tests?

Posted by Hifb, 2 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex and intercourse with a man of unknown HIV status about three years ago- Since then I have donated blood (about 3 months after the encounter) and had several blood tests, one for mono and two during emergency room visits(At... Read more »

negative HIV1 and 2 tests after approx 5 months of exposure

Posted by ronny090, 2 Replies
i live in India and had protected ( i am not sure if the condom broke or something wrong happened, once i saw that comdom was tampered while i was taking it out) sex with commercial sex workers around 9 women over a period of 2 years..from 2009 to... Read more »