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After Using Pep Is A Three Month Window Period Accurate

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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
Hi,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 »

Why PEP affects the window period?

Hi Dr. Bob!I have noticed that when somebody ask you about the window period or the reliability of... Read more »
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Switching Drug Regimens Every Three Months May Benefit HIV-Positive People, Study Says

HIV-positive people may be less likely to develop a resistance to antiretroviral drugs if they switch drug regimens every three months, according to a study published in the July 15 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine , the Los Angeles Daily... Read more »
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PEP Talk

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is sometimes referred to as the "morning-after pill" for individuals with unanticipated sexual or injection drug related exposures to HIV. This is misleading, as PEP is not as simple as swallowing a single pill. It... Read more »
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OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
Some more info Ive gathered about the window period. From hivinsite.com, the body.com and hopkins-aids. Opinions from various doctors, Judith Feinberg, Mark Holodny and Joel Gallant.
Remember, most countries say 3 months. The CDC its extra cautios... Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
Some more info Ive gathered about the window period. From hivinsite.com, the body.com and hopkins-aids. Opinions from various doctors, Judith Feinberg, Mark Holodny and Joel Gallant.
Remember, most countries say 3 months. The CDC its extra cautios... Read more »

Some interesting info about the WINDOW PERIOD...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi, ive been posting some messages for a while in this forum. This, I think, will be the last. I wrote a message to a very important hiv prevention and information organization in France, sponsored, endorsed and authorized by the government of... Read more »

PEP & Window Period & PCR (Tesla, GMan?)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am just about to finish with a 28 day PEP treatment due to a high risk exposure. Do you have any idea how PEP may affect the window period for an antibody screen? Am I already 4 weeks into the window? Or does my window period just begin now... Read more »