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Old 03-20-2013, 08:46 AM   #1
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Positive or Neg?????

May 2012 - Got pneumonia dr had me take hiv and CD4... CD4 while sick was at 340, Screen test resume positive, Western Blot came out neg.

June 2012- Took Hiv Screen resume positive, Western Blot came back neg.

July 2012- Seen another dr wanted me to take blood for my immune. The test was a immunoglobulin test and it came back at normal limits.

Aug 2012 My wife and I had lil girl hospital tested wife for HIV and it came back neg but dr said i could be positive and she would still be neg.

Feb 2013- My dr wanted to run another hiv test. Screen test came back again resume positive and Western Blod came back indeterminate this time. My local state department keeps calling me wanting me to keep testing because I could have it? I guess the hospital gave them my info since i've had all the screen testing resume positve. What should I do? Please Help

 
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:28 PM   #2
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Re: Positive or Neg?????

you have never said what your risk was buds?
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:23 PM   #3
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Re: Positive or Neg?????

Ive never had any risk. Been with same woman for 10yrs been married to her for 7yrs. Only had sex twice without protection and that was when i was 15 and other was with my wife. Im not gay and nor have i ever been with a man. I did have a blood transfusion when I was 4 but figured that would have showed up positive in the western blot back in may and my immune would be crap. So I dont really see my having risks but dont understand the screen test showing up resume positive. I have had influenza shots and flu shots this yr and last yr. Would them make me fail screen? Im just confused why this keeps happening?

 
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Ive never had any risk. Been with same woman for 10yrs been married to her for 7yrs. Only had sex twice without protection and that was when i was 15 and other was with my wife. Im not gay and nor have i ever been with a man. I did have a blood transfusion when I was 4 but figured that would have showed up positive in the western blot back in may and my immune would be crap. So I dont really see my having risks but dont understand the screen test showing up resume positive. I have had influenza shots and flu shots this yr and last yr. Would them make me fail screen? Im just confused why this keeps happening?
Are you talking about a rapidtest? What do you mean by screen?

 
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Ive never had any risk. Been with same woman for 10yrs been married to her for 7yrs. Only had sex twice without protection and that was when i was 15 and other was with my wife. Im not gay and nor have i ever been with a man. I did have a blood transfusion when I was 4 but figured that would have showed up positive in the western blot back in may and my immune would be crap. So I dont really see my having risks but dont understand the screen test showing up resume positive. I have had influenza shots and flu shots this yr and last yr. Would them make me fail screen? Im just confused why this keeps happening?

Ok, so if your wife dosnt have hiv your not going to have hiv buds. Why they tested you again after your negative in june i dont know, but it was clear then you were negative. False postives happened for many reasons, like a viral infection, but overall i really belive your fine.
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Re: Positive or Neg?????

You should have stopped testing in May with the negative WB. A negative WB trumps an ELISA (screening test). Some people tend to test repeatedly (falsely) positive on an ELISA, but the negative WB PROVED it was a false postive. The people involved in your testing don't know what the hell they are doing.

 
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Re: Positive or Neg?????

Ok Thanks that help me and calms me down alot but one last question can anyone explain the indeterminate? They are tryin to tell me that it means that i have the antibodies (virus) but its not quite showed up yet?

 
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Ok Thanks that help me and calms me down alot but one last question can anyone explain the indeterminate? They are tryin to tell me that it means that i have the antibodies (virus) but its not quite showed up yet?
You may well have a virus but from HIV.

May 2012 - Got pneumonia dr had me take hiv and CD4... CD4 while sick was at 340, Screen test resume positive, Western Blot came out neg. June 2012- Took Hiv Screen resume positive, Western Blot came back neg.

Aug 2012 My wife and I had lil girl hospital tested wife for HIV and it came back neg but dr said i could be positive and she would still be neg.

After these tets their is no good reason to test again. I would take the advice from Joggen and find another doctor if your concerned, but i see NO reason to test again for HIV.

If your unwell, just see another Doctor.
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Re: Positive or Neg?????

was that suppose to say but not from hiv?

 
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Thanks! You guys was alot of help and made me feel alot better. I been kinda lost and with the state keep contacting me acting as im infected its kinda disturbing. Thx again guys

 
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was that suppose to say but not from hiv?
LOL, sorry yes buds
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