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Can Anti-HIV Medicine Prolong Window Period

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Anti boitics- affect on the Window period-Hiv!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if the use of an anti biotic medicine will affect the window period after a possible exposure to Hiv! would it prolong the period for seroconversion to take place or or speed up the process of your body to generate anti bodies... Read more »

what prolongs the WINDOW PERIOD?

Posted by Ham1973, 3 Replies
Please are there medications/drugs that extends the window period? Your thoughts please. Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

Facts. Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How Do I Know If I Have HIV?


The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get an HIV test.

If you are at risk of HIV, you should have an HIV test every six months. You should also reduce your risk (see the section on Prevention).

Soon after... 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 »
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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 »

prolonged usage of antihistamine and window period

Dear doctor,i am an Indian male aged 23. Recently i had an encounter with a sex worker. I fingered her's and masturbated myself. since i was bit afraid after fingering, iexamined the fingers and found a film of fluid on my finger spread accross...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Cetirizine (Zyrtec) or any other antihistamine will not affect HIV-antibody test results or the duration of the window period.Dr. Bob... Read more »

is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Homeopathic medicine will do nothing to affect the validity of your HIV test results. (See below.)Homeopathic medicine will also do nothing to treat your sinusitis or any other ailment. In fact, homeopathic medicine does nothing! See below.Dr.... Read more »

Does Using Anti depressent tablets delays the window period?

Hi BobI have been using anti-depressent tables for past 10 years if I want to check my hiv status does using of these anti depressent tables (they are Clomipromine and Fluoxitane) results in delaying my hiv status? that means what should be the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Antidepressants have no effect on HIV test results or on the duration of the window period.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two-Year Morbidity-Mortality and Alternatives to Prolonged Breast-Feeding Among Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers in Cote d'Ivoire

Renaud Becquet of the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in France and colleagues conducted the study from 2001 through 2005 among 557 infants born to HIV-positive women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. After their infants... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Case Prolonging Prisoners' Suffering

A legal battle over antiretroviral treatment for HIV-positive Westville Prison inmates has resulted in unlawful and unnecessary suffering by the plaintiffs, the Durban High Court heard yesterday. One of the 15 prisoners for whom AIDS Law Project... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pakistan: Drug Addicts Struggle to Obtain Anti-HIV Medicine

Former drug users in Sindh are being denied AIDS treatment at government health centers, making harm-reduction more difficult, according to an expert who works with IV drug users (IDUs) at Pakistan Society. The society, a European Commission-funded... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

American Academy of HIV Medicine Launches 2006 HIV SpecialistTM Credentialing Exam Period

Washington, D.C. -- The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) has launched its 2006 credentialing exam period. Applications for the 2006 credentialing exam will be accepted June 1 - July 31, 2006; the exam will be available to qualifying... Read more »