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Can Hiv Test Results Change After 4 Months

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When is a test result definitive? (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS WINDOW PERIOD)

Dr BSome of your boards you say that a three month test is all you need, but I was reading about the guy who got blood in his eye and you told him he needs a six month test too. When can you be 100% (or as close to it) confident you are not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The three-month-versus-six-month-window-period question continues to be a QTND (question that never dies) with an ATNC (answer that never changes). It's also quite confusing to folks looking for very concrete answers where none exist.... Read more »

Canb antibiotics change a Teste Result

I was tested for AIDS on 3 months and 6 months after mylast unsecure sexual intercouse and both the... Read more »

HIV Testing (3 MONTHS VS, 6 MONTHS TESTING )

Hello to my favorite doctor in the world,I have a question about HIV testing. In a couple recent... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV Result Giving. Is it Time to Change Our Thinking?

An integral component of the HIV testing process is ensuring that patients receive post-test discussion when learning their results. New South Wales Health Department (NSW Health) policy recommends in-person results for all patients undergoing HIV... Read more »
TheBody.com

After Atripla, a Normal Life With HIV

It was Ash Wednesday 2007 when I got my HIV test results from my primary doctor. He said to me, "I am sorry, but your HIV test came back positive, this does not mean you are really positive, so I am sending you to a specialist." My life was... Read more »
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Types of Resistance Tests

Genotypic Tests Interpreting Genotypic Test Results Phenotypic Tests Interpreting Phenotypic Test Results Virtual Phenotypic Tests Interpreting Virtual Phenotypic Test Results There are currently two basic types of resistance tests:... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Scottish Survey Uncovers Significant Changes in HIV Testing Behavior but Challenges Remain

When the HIV epidemic first appeared in the 1980s, there were few apparent benefits to being tested for this virus, as there were no effective treatments. Also, fear and ignorance about a person's HIV status sometimes led to discrimination. Now, as... Read more »
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Life is going to change tomorrow after results

Posted by GPPG, 4 Replies
I wouldn't even imagine i would be in such a situation 3 months back. I had a good job, had a nice gf, morally correct, never had unsafe sex in my life, and i was -ve (tested).
Then came that dreaded night when i had a indiscretion at my friends... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

One month on medication---first test results

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everyone,
I've been on the sustiva/truvada combo for one month.
My t-cells went from 248 to 354 and my viral load went from 39,000 to 83. My doctor says this is good. I guess I just want to hear from others with more treatment experience what they... Read more »

Expsoure with HIV Girl, Had 3 Months Negative Result! But Still confused. Plz. help

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,
I am from India, Had expsoure with HIV lady. 5 Months back. Got 3 Months Negative Fourth Generation Result. But After 4 Months Got Sore throat (Throat Irritation) Dry couth Not very Mild. I Feel Just like Raw throat all the time.Now its... Read more »