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Burning Urethra During Window Period

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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 »

burning in urethra

age 68 yrs. had unprotected sex on 15 06 2011. got terrible bladder pain next day. got elisa test... Read more »

Meds interfering with window period?

Hey doc. I wrote you a question recently with no response (you probably thought I'm just a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

The 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Churches Said Burning Condoms

Some churches in the Mt. Kenya Region of central Kenya have been accused of buying up stocks of condoms and destroying them on the grounds that they are promoting immorality among the faithful, according to the East African Standard . This... Read more »
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The AIDS Theatre Project

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window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
exposure vaginal no protection on dec 13 teseted negative on jan 5 is the result reliable Read more »

The lovely "freak out" window period - again

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I tell ya I'm in a living hell....I know you guys say that oral sex presents almost no risk and everything I am experiencing is anxiety related, but I am still extremely scared particularly since I keep having shooting/burning sensations in my right... Read more »

Stupid ass fucking window period!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by dontbelieveit, 4 Replies
Just got off the phone with the HIV hotline. Now their telling me that if you have a known exposure with someone you know have HIV, the window period is six months. They say if you have mutliple exposures, your body builds up an immunity and makes... Read more »

The lovely "freak out" window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Let's see what you guys think! I'm sure Dr. Franscino is getting sick of my emails, but it helps me get thru each day.

Here are my facts:
Had unprotected oral sex with an escort and she kissed me as well (saw the dentist two days previous so... Read more »