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Do I have HIV After a year and 2 months ?

I hadn't had relations in about a year and 2 months. When I got tested after this time, I had a low HIV positive result, they sent out my results to Austin for the Western Blot...that one came out negative. After a year and 2 months, how can that be ? Do I have it or not? I'd think it would either come out straight up negative or positive by now. I also took a 20 minute test and that one came out negative as well.
Asked On : Mon, 15 Mar 2010
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  User's Response
Personally, i'm not a doctor. but I guess having herpes/HIV/HPV is not the end of the world. I'm living with HIV positive for 2 years. I was upset at the beginning.
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Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
  Anonymous's Response

first test which showed HIV positive is a screening test, the test some times give wrong results, so only aafter the test shows positive the other test western blot is done to confirm, if it is negative than you are negative for it.

Answered: Thu, 18 Mar 2010
OBGYN Dr. Rhea Chanda's  Response
the western blot test was a confirmatory test which was negative.The ELISA was a screening test and which it seems was a false positive.I dont think you have Hiv if western blot was negative.
Answered: Fri, 18 Mar 2011
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