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Reply: Do I need a 6 month test?
Gail, One last question please. Could the fact that I have type 2 diabetes influence the accuracy, or the...More
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Reply: How accurate is the OraQuick HIV test?
thank you! i have another question, even someone with a great immune system will still get antibodies...More
Posted by amaga2293
Reply: Testing results with symptoms
We do not attempt to diagnose HIV by symptoms. Only through testing. But let's look at your "risk"...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: 99.9% I got it.
"Could I have delay antibodies because of autoimmune disorder I got Reactive Arthritis from a HAND JOB...More
Posted by georgiagail
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
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
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Reply: lovebite
There is no need for you to retest. I suspect that you will anyway. Your results will be negative. ...More
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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
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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: 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
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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
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