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Chance Of Test Hiv Taken In Two Weeks After Infection

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HIV Testing

...people in healthcare settings. This should result in more general HIV testing in the US. You can arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek,...
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Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be caused by HIV seroconversions. The symptoms associated with ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection.As I have mentioned frequently in this forum, I strongly encourage anyone who has had an... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection.Dr. BobSuperinfection (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (REINFECTION) Nov 23, 2007I was recently diagnosed with HIV last week so I am still learning more and more every day. I know that it is early but I would like to get a head start... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think that since we're both poz it doesn't matter, but I've heard otherwise. I'm the top, but I don't know if that makes any difference. thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection.Dr. BobSuperinfection (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (REINFECTION) Nov 23, 2007I was recently diagnosed with HIV last week so I am still learning more and more every day. I know that it is early but I would like to get a head start... Read more »

being infected with hiv and reinfected two weeks later

i think i was infected with hiv and two weeks later reinfected. i been felling sick for for 5 months. i had oral thrush a week after my last exposure. i've tested negative at 5months with hiv antibody and pcr. could it be some kind of std or does...
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
...It is unlikely you are HIV infected with negative antibody tests at 5 months. A reexposure 2 weeks after the first would reset the clock by much. As has been discussed on this forum before between 95-99% of people seroconvert Read more »
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Vicriviroc Safe and Effective in Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients at 96 Weeks

...I'm executive director of the HIV clinical research group at Schering-Plough Corporation. This paper reports on the second 48 weeks of our phase 2 trial. 1 The first 48 weeks was a double-blind, dose-selection study of two doses (i.e., 20 mg... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a labeling update for Prezista? (darunavir) tablets to include 96-week data from the ARTEMIS and TITAN studies. Both ARTEMIS and TITAN evaluated the efficacy and safety of Prezista... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV... Read more »
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Very scared to be infected

Posted by UltraScared33, 3 Replies
...intercourse with a tranny street sex worker plus an insertive oral non protected and a deep kissing. I also ask if an ARS at 6 weeks and some day more can be possible. Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...immediately after exposure. Statistics show that 96% (perhaps higher) of all infected individuals will test positive within 2 to 12 weeks. In some cases, this may take up to six months. Think about this: if you got a negative test at six weeks,... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...I have had a boil on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. Read more »