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3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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? Mar 1, 2010Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure... Read more »

3 month and 6 month test guidelines for occupational and non-occupational exposures

Dr. Vegas here again. Another question. I have the impression from reading your forum and from... Read more »

Still freaking out after a 5 month and 6 month negative result!

I was in a relationship with someone that lasted about 4 months. We would have sex regularly with... Read more »
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Three Months and Thirteen Days

...parents are first generation immigrants from Asia and they have done their best to provide for me. I am also HIV-positive. Three months and 13 days is not the amount of time I have been sober; it is the length of time I have been with my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southern Africa: AIDS Scientists Call for Month of Sex Abstinence -- Campaign "Could Cut New Transmissions by 45 Percent"

... A month-long period of sexual abstinence could be a viable cultural approach to stopping new HIV infections, two epidemiologists suggest. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretroviral Drug Prices in Zimbabwe Increase Over Last Three Months, Survey Says

... The price of antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe has increased by 50% to 65% over the last three months, according to a survey released Tuesday by the National AIDS Council , Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency, 9/26). Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intervention to Promote Exclusive Breast-Feeding for the First Six Months of Life in a High HIV Prevalence Area

...The authors reported on a nonrandomized intervention cohort study designed to increase exclusive breast-feeding rates for six months post-delivery in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. To support exclusive... Read more »
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3 months vs. 6 months

Posted by bigdogdog
...my recent visit to the local clinic they said to come back at 12 weeks and then if that test is negative to still return at 6 months for a final test. According to the nurse doing the tests she said that the Dr's at this clinic adhere to the... Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my Read more »

Six Months/Three Months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The truth is that if you don't test beyond 3 months, then you are leaving a *significantly* higher risk than if you do. Many people can live with a 1-5% risk of HIV infection and Read more »

"New" test or "Old" test/ (3 months or 6 months)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I found the following online- QUESTION- It is just overwhelming when you have to wait 6 months [for conclusive HIV results]. Different Internet sites say different things about the window period. thebody.com states 3 months Read more »