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Blood In Urine During Window Period

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Previous cancer effect on window period

Hi Dr. Frascino,First of all, I'd like to say great job on keeping up with all these responses and setting so many people's minds at ease (including my own). Alas, I'm one of those who is guilty of obsessively searching around on the internet for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello James,I'll be brief. Your previous cancer would have no effect on the accuracy of an HIV-antibody test.Dr. Bob Read more »

Blood in urine following sexual activity

Hi, I am a male age 33 and had bright red blood in my urine several months ago and the doctor... Read more »

IM PASSING BLOOD AS URINE

I HAVE BEEN ON TRVADA AND EFAVIRENZ FOR THREE YEARS...ONLY YESTERDAY I STATED TO PASS BLOOD AS... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is because the immune system can take anywhere from two to eight weeks to make antibodies. If you are tested in this "window period," you may get an unclear result or a false negative. There is another type of test called the RNA test, which... Read more »
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Videx EC

...medications and see a health care provider right away. Other possible toxicities include eye changes and optic neuritis. Have periodic eye exams by someone who is aware you are HIV-positive. Increased uric acid levels (indicating a number of... Read more »
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Window period!

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...planning to have a kid and i'm so scard to kill my wife and my kid My encounter was on dic 7.07 she was at the end fo her menstrual period and was unprotected sex. I just want to know if that's the real window period 3 mons, 6... Read more »

The Window Period

Posted by Anonymous
...The "Window" Period Just After Infection One major drawback of antibody tests is the "window" period: the time it takes the body to produce antibodies Read more »

Window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can Anyone show me medical evidence that 3 month elisa is conclusive? 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. Read more »