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Anal Fingering Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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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 »

what is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?

Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure at a strip club... Read more »

My 6th Try: Please help

Hello. Dr. Bob,Mailing you 6th time. I really hope and wish you will come across my email this... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should start arriving within the next few months. In MSM, a clear relationship has not yet been determined between a high DNA HPV load and the cell changes that... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...not developed antibodies and you are probably not infected. To get truly accurate results, it's necessary to wait three to six months after your last possible exposure to the virus before being tested. That is because the immune system can take... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...examination can detect as many cases of anal cancer as anal Pap testing. Genital warts can appear anywhere from a few weeks to a few months after you are exposed to HPV. The warts might look like small bumps. Sometimes they are fleshy and look... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB... Read more »
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My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will Read more »

to dreamer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Thanks for the post. My symptoms were 4 weeks post exposure; - Drenching night sweats 1 month Diarrhea 4 months Severe muscle joint pain 2 months (so bad I couldn't walk) Vomiting Strange headaches Burning sensation in legs (still have this) Read more »

Much advice requested!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...to find anywhere in the UK where this is carried out - can anyone help? 5. Some sites talk about having an Elisa test at 6 months - is the 12 week test considered definitive? 6. Never had a condom break (didn't previously concern me as had a... Read more »

Jocko - 6 month test today

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...began posting here in February. I probably feel so used to this forum because I've checked it daily for the last four and a half months. Anyhow, today I go in for my final six month test. As I've shared many times before, my exposure was brief... Read more »