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Can You Still Be Affected By Hiv After 6 Months

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Is the medicines after exposure of 6 months affect the HIV test results?

Sir,I had a sex with girl on the 21/12/08.In June,2009 I got fever, cold and cough. It has 7 days. doctor advised to take the medicine and hot water.after 7 days it went off.After I got body I went total body check up at 31/06/09. At the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear Srinu,Medication will not cause your HIV test to be falsely negative. Since you have tested more than 9 months after your possible exposure (you do not even know if she had HIV) there is no need to have further testing. You have not... Read more »

Need question answered, asked a few times, please

1. Can co-infection with CMV affect your HIV test?2. Is it possible that a 6 month test would not... Read more »

Still freaking out after a 5 month and 6 month negative result!

I was in a relationship with someone that lasted about 4 months. We would have sex regularly with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: Bristol to Remember Those Affected by HIV/AIDS

... On Oct. 6 at 6 p.m., the city of Bristol will pause for an hour in honor of those affected by HIV/AIDS. Participants will gather at 5:45 p.m. at a non-denominational ceremony on the Federal Hill Green to receive candles Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...They cite the small number of positive cases, the shortage of facilities for follow-up procedures, and the fear, cost and pain involved in pursuing small cell changes, called dysplasias. In addition, most health insurance policies do not cover... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...shows how well your treatment is working. Get a baseline test and every 3 or 4 months. Resistance test (See fact sheet 126 ): This shows if your HIV has mutated (changed) so that some medications may not work against it. Get a baseline test.... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Task Forcerecommends that MAC treatment includes: clarithromycin (Biaxin; 500mg twice a day) or azithromycin (Zithromax; 500-600mg/day) PLUS ethambutol (Myambutol; 15mg/kg/day) PLUS one or more of rifabutin (Mycobutin), rifampin... Read more »
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do you really need a 6 month test?

Posted by stupidgirl, 3 Replies
...i was tested in august and was negative. i test two more times before that with the same results. it is now nine months from possible exposure and i haven't done the six month test. i heard from this site that if you test neg. at 3 months then Read more »

Hiv window period for testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
...period . I been tested from two weeks two 19 months negative I have did few hiv rna etst at 4 weeks and 8 weeks and 12 weeks and 6 months and 9 months was hiv dna by pcr was not detected . 10 months was hiv rna and elisa both neg 12 months was... Read more »

6 Monther

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey everyone, In a week from now I will be recieving my 6 month result. I know 3 is considered conclusive and that the general concensus is that coinfection with HCV (I may have been Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...workers on when they seroconverted and tested positive on a antibody test. It said that like average time to test was like 46 days and that only 85-90% test at 3 months. Two of the workers even tested positive after 6 months. Now the arguement... Read more »