... if' situations. Don't let the anxiety get a hold of you like it did to me. I tested for HIV at 2,3,5,8,12 weeks just to comfort myself and I've been scared up until the test at 5 weeks until I found this forum. My final test at 12 came out negative by the way. ... (7 replies)
... Your odds are next to impossible for acquiring HIV since you immediately pulled out. ... (1 replies)
... t has worried me is that I believe I scraped my knuckles on her zip and while there was no bleeding that I saw I have been concerned that I could have contracted HIV due to the injury. ... (3 replies)
... I would suggest you to go and take a 4th generation hiv test now . p24 is in highest peaks at one month last exposure and it only decreases when antibody increases. ... (20 replies)
... The longer this lasted, the more concerned I became. Five weeks after the incident I went to my doctor and told him my concerns. ... (2 replies)
... Now again my doctor advised to have a ebv test to check whether there is a 4 times increase in my igg levels which will indicate a recent infection. I'll get the results on Wednesday. ... (2 replies)
... It's just the free testing at a HIV clinic that got me thinking .. ... (6 replies)
... was infected. I'm asking how long is a good time to take a another test to move on with my life . 8 weeks ? ... (6 replies)
you are your own worst enemy here.
there are safe guards in place so
what you fear cannot possibly ever happen.
any type of blood draw equipment used today on the planet
is made disposable and they are one use only items.
they were made that way on purpose years ago
to help stop the spread of HIV.
go out and enjoy life and forget about HIV. (6 replies)
... True your right I am gettin worked up for no reason. (6 replies)
... if someone got infected from a testing site
it would be closed up.
i have never heard of that before.
HIV is alot harder to catch then you think
and its alot easier to find then you think.
if you really have a bug about it
go get tested and put it to rest.
you are really wasting your time and effort here.. (6 replies)
... weeks is the cdc guidlines for a risk but you didnt have one so the 8 week test would not change if you did have a risk, so its up to you, but your testing on the basis of paranoia nothing more. ... (8 replies)
... days later I went with the girl for a rapid test which was negative. ... (5 replies)
... I was raped a couple of months ago and I am worried about HIV infection. Just last week I got a HIV test after about 8 weeks and it was negative. However, i did develop a rash on my stomach and back about 4 weeks after the incident and I am paranoid its a symptom of HIV infection. ... (1 replies)
... I was around the testing area while waiting for a friend so I went and tested with a Rapid Antibody Test, negative. Should I even be bothered to test in a month? ... (28 replies)
... negative. A test after 8 weeks rarely changes.Just retest at 12 weeks to confirm your negative status. ... (10 replies)
... time to time. false negatives dont happen after 4 weeks or to put it better, i have never heard of such a case, certainly no one has anyone tested negative at 6 weeks and gone on to test positive, not with modern tests, rapid or not. Im sure they may be the odd case in a Billion people, but never have i heard a case. ... (28 replies)
... t it really isnt more prone to give false results at accurate window periods. This much at least I know. Also, i believe no official guidelines have put a 4 week test as conclusive yet, although highly reassuring. I will await input from the experienced forum members as well to know more.Thank you for your input. ... (28 replies)
... if you had only one exposure it is low chances that you contracted hiv but chances are there . ... (28 replies)
... I think that must be the test hopefully . Hiv tests are conclusive generally by 8 weeks.ur results shouldn't change at 12 week either . ... (4 replies)