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Hiv Std Tests
Boyfriend gets random stomach pain, numb feet, burning sensation between his penus and anus. Hiv, STD tests and urine are negative. What could it be?
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Had multiple HIV and STDs tests up to 5 months and HIV antibody up to 7 months- all negative. Now toe nail fungi- what is it?
2-3 days to 4 mo.: HIV: depends on level of risk and test. If very high risk, like known infected partner, RNA testing can begin as soon as 7-10 days. Low or average risk, best to wait 4 wk for DUO test or 6-8 wk for standalone antibody test. STDs: Gonorrhea & chlamydia, 2-3 days. Vaginal infections in women, 1-2 weeks. Syphilis 4-6 weeks. Herpes 3-4 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having low grade fever was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis. Had STDs + HIV tests & the result is -ve. ?
Had vdrl&hiv tests, and the report is negative. Have pain in testes&uti for months. Should i've to do test for std's? Or hiv/vrdl tests are enough?
White cloudy penile discharge. No pain/burning. Urine, std and hiv tests negative. Goes and comes. ?
Hello, I have persistent low grade fever for 2 yrs, liver pain etc. Did multiple tests HIV, std, etc negative. Is ebv or cmv cause this long? Any oth?
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more