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Can I Move On After A 9 Month Hiv Test

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Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

Table of Contents New Ideas, New Drugs FDA Regulation and Clinical Trials Clinical Trial Safety Promoting Diversity in Clinical Trials Conducting Clinical Trials (Phases 1-4) Final Thoughts Almost 20 years have passed since Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT, ZDV) was approved as the first treatment for HIV. During that time, researchers have developed close to 30 HIV drugs, an amazing accomplishment. The drug approval process starts with...
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Dr. Young: I am negative at 7 months, is it time to move on?

Dr young: I need your advice. I had an possible exposure to HIV last june and since then my life has been a living hell. I tested HIV negative at 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 30 weeks after exposure. I still think my nodessare...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Patrick-I agree with your point-- it's time to move on. This degree of testing definately should provide some confidence in a negative diagnosis; I'd make the point the this much testing really only causes more anxiety than... Read more »

When is it safe to stop testing after pep can I move on

Hi Dr. Wohl I had an exposure to blood on my skin. I think my skin was intact but am concerned about a possible mucous membrane exposure. I was put on combivir as pep which i took for 30 days and completed. I have since tested negative for the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Most experts would not recommend PEP following blood exposure to visibly intact skin as this is considered a very low to no risk exposure. New recommendations regarding occupational exposure to HIV were just released last week by the US CDC and they... Read more »

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 »

Can i delete hiv from my mind.Please help me to move on.

In August 2012 i had unprotected vaginal sex with e street sex worker which lasted for 2 minutes. One month after the sexual act i had a lot of symptoms which seem to be related to hiv ...dry cough,sore throat,snnezing,runny nose,light fever,night...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,At this point, your tested have repeatedly confirmed that you did not get HIV from the sex you had in August 2012.It sounds like your challenge right now is believing these tests. What will help you get to this point? You... Read more »
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Almost certain I am +, waiting on test to move on

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies

Maybe I should be posting under another section, but my test results have not yet returned. However, I have come to terms that what I have is indeed HIV/AIDS. I am just waiting for the result to tak the next step.

I am a 21 year old college... Read more »

how can i move on

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had a hiv test 2 years ago one was at 3 months the other 9 months both which were neg. from a guy i was with for years. can i assume if he had hiv that i did not get it from him. not sure about testing guidelines. please help. Read more »

Cant move on.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
im the one who posted "wierd symptoms" the other day. I dont know what is wrong with me. Whatever it is its generalized. tested neg at 6 months but have following symptoms: random burning skin, itching, and joint & muscle pains. wierd random... Read more »

Tested Positive a month ago... Feeling really alone. help!!!

Posted by kcguy0815, 6 Replies
I just found out I was HIV+ 2 months ago. I had a boyfriend and we found out I had HIV a month into our relationship. We had not used a condom since we had started dating, till I found out I had HIV. We broke up 2 days ago and now I feel like my... Read more »