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Can You Call A Hotline For Result Of Hiv Test

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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests: a CD4 count and a viral load test. This resource breaks down what it means to monitor these two important numbers. You'll want to have them checked a few times a year when you visit the doctor for monitoring. If you want, take some time to...
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Broken condom, central Africa, symptoms, early testing. Hotline?

Dear Dr. Kull,you site is very helpful, but is there a hotline that you can recommend where I can get answers to my questions? Thank you so much.I really need your help, please. I am going absolutely crazy, cannot function or sleep. I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a helpful hotline to answer HIV-related questions:CDC National AIDS Hotline: 1.800.232.4636 (English, Spanish and TTY)Have you seen a doctor about your symptoms? That would be an important first... Read more »

CDC Hotline has officially changed their window period to 3 months -- please post.

Dear Dr. Holidny,I hope you will post this along with your comments.People in this forum and others get all worked up about the window period. Is it 3 months or 6 months? Most people on thebody.com say that the window period is 3 months. But when...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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CDC Hotline has officially changed its window period to 3 months

Dear Dr. Wohl,I hope you will post this along with your comments.People in this forum and others get all worked up about the window period. Is it 3 months or 6 months? Most people on thebody.com say that the window period is 3 months. But when...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks, Jim for this uodate. DW... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »
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Answers from Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Hotline,
Q: I may have had a possible exposure for contracting HIV when can I test to have a conclusive test result?
ANSWER:
You can receive a relilable HIV antibody test anywhere from 2 to 12 weeks after exposure.
The best course of action... Read more »

aids hotline or home acsess who do i believe?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
took home acsess test at 22 weeks test was negative
home acsess said if you are coinfected with hep c it can take two more months for accurate result called aids hotline
they said at 6 months your results are accurate. who do i believe? i have... Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous
If someone want to hear about the three month window period can call NYS HIV/AIDS HOTLINES and they can explain the window and why you can trust your test at 3 month and maybe give you all a number how many that are positive at 3 month(The CDC study) Read more »

HIV hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone tell me why hotline counselors are the scariest people on the planet. I called the nyc hotline and told the lady that I recieved oral sex with a condom from a prostitute and she said I participated in a high risk activity. Stupid risk... Read more »