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Reply: hiv specific antibody question..
That was a great article.. Thanks! So it looks to me like I should be asking for the Pcr / viral load test as...More
Posted by edward79
Reply: my backstory/timeline
Well, you can keep testing until "the cows come home" and the results will remain the same...negative. I...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: How accurate is the OraQuick HIV test?
Yes, one Oraquick is enough. It is an FDA approved test for home HIV testing. The results of your test...More
Posted by georgiagail
Lectin Proteins vs. HIV
First, I am certainly not suggesting anyone HIV+ should consider trying this, however, after thorough...More
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Reply: HIV worrry
Yes, the week 8 test is a very good indicator of your status. It would be very unusual that someone would...More
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Reply: Tested Negative after 80days, how accurate is that...
Yes; you did the process correctly and the "C" line confirmed this. GailMore
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Reply: Gail explain results?
Your HIV screening tests (which checked for both strains of HIV) did not find antibodies to either. This...More
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Reply: Worried about all these symptoms and test reliqbil...
The information you received regarding the rapid oral test is inaccurate. Up to 95 percent of newly...More
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Reply: Needle Stick Scratch
No further testing is needed. You can ignore the incident and get on with your life. You are HIV negative. ...More
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Reply: Please Help
No, you don't need to get retested for HIV from this oral sex. Yes, you likely will at the three month...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: lovebite
There is no need for you to retest. I suspect that you will anyway. Your results will be negative. ...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Worried after oral sex
Today is my week 15, I went to the hospital and made ELISA test, I will get the results in 2 days....More
Posted by lordeagle
Reply: Oraquick accuracy?
Thank you so much Gail. I have already ordered the Oraquick I'll take the test to have a peace of mind. Thank...More
Posted by zipper90
Reply: Scared, please help
I know, Gail. I've been working on that. And for the precum and finger, why is it not a risk?More
Posted by fanforfan
Reply: Still concerened.
Please go out and celebrate your negative status and put all your concerns over this behind you. I'd...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: I did take a risk 2 weeks ago
Okay. Thank you Gail, thank you very much for all your advices!!!
Posted by ahugemistake
Reply: re word of advice please
Thank you Gail.
Posted by hriv22
Reply: Could I have HIV?
Thank you! I almost had a panic attack when I gott he yahoo response. I will definitely make sure that I am...More
Posted by mmm56302
Reply: testing and reliability?
Negative? I sure hope you're right my friend. You are an asset to this world. Thank you for all your help.More
Posted by An_259608
Reply: Can HIV/AIDS be contracted by saliva
There are many who are unaware which bodily fluids contain the virus in an HIV positive person or how the...More
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Reply: Are condoms reliable?
Condoms are quite reliable, especially if the entire event only lasted less than a minute. It's hard for a...More
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Reply: Treatment of opportunistic infections
"For example, if somebody HIV-positive suffer pneumonia caused by pneumocystis carinii and I would let me...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Word of advice please
Let's assume that your partner was HIV positive. A test taken at least one month post transmission is...More
Posted by georgiagail
Word of advice please
I think that whoever came with the idea of putting together this forum is doing a great service and giving a...More
Posted by hriv22
Reply: 99.9% I got it.
Gloria: Just wanted to say thanks for putting up with me last 12 weeks. I finally got a final reassurance my ID...More
Posted by bigtar
Reply: Hiv transmission risk/oraquick
Not that I am aware of. GailMore
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Reply: Reasons Both to Believe and Not to Believe that I ...
Well, I didn't mean to convey that, were one positive for CMV, one would be, perforce, positive for...More
Posted by vercingetorix32
Reply: A nervous wreck after a one night stand with a hoo...
Some STD/STI's (herpes, HPV, chlamydia,gonorrhea) for example) only require contact with skin or mucous...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: what about other credible sites, including your ow...
Excuse me martinj but I am a unpaid volunteer here and amazingly enough, I have a life outside of WebMD. ...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Is an oraquick rapid test enough?
Gail, please comment on your statistical sources, credentials, and other websites that back your claims. ...More
Posted by martinj4321

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