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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »
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Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With MenIn the current study, researchers investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis.... Read more »
Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window PhaseThe researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York CityUnprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesGreetings,
I had possible exposure to HIV 3 weeks ago. In a week's time I am leaving for a place that doesnot have any discrete HIV testing facilities. I am tempted to go for a DNA PCR test.
It would help a lot if you can tell me what is the actual... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyGood Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI just want to clarify to those who keep asking why there is a descrepancy about 6 week, 3 month, or 6 month window period? The reason is that when HIV testing first came out, the test require 3-6 months to detect the antibodies. Keep in mind this... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection
Oh, let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) says:
Th... Read more »
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