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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply Read more »

Finally...going to get checked out

Posted by Anonymous
It's been 4 years since my HIV exposure..a few unprotected oral encounters and 1 unprotected intercourse I have had a few enlarged lymph nodes in my neck for months..and after 4 years of not wanting to go to get checked up due to my... Read more »

A New Conspiracy Theory! Check it out.........

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ok, thebody uses google for a search engine for their site. AND if you put in any type of HIV symptom into you get multiple results for so google is getting paid some mad cash to direct people to the body so they can make... Read more »

checking in

Posted by Ninjawife, 2 Replies
This last July I felt like HIV had stolen my happily ever after. I'd been married a month, my husband was an invalid in the hospital, our bills were out of control and I had to figure out how to deal with the news that my husband was positive and... Read more »

real story.... CHECK OUT

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
here is a real story which i found throu a web site which i mention below. Check out please, how does it possible. why everybody sais than 3 months is conclusive, if its same exaples like this out there.
its the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Double checking

I wanted to double check on if I should get another test done or not. I took the Hiv test 10 months after I could have been exposed which was negative and my boyfriend took one 8 months after we started having sex and his came out negative as...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The current recommendation is that all pregant women should be tested for HIV, regardless of perceived risk. So I would recommend that you be re-tested during pregnancy, even though your past tests have not indicated cause for concern.... 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 »

Thank you for your responde. I'll send my check tomorrow morning

I just read my question and thank you for your promt responde.This is my HIV test history all of them via oraquick42 and 74 day Oraquick saliva3 months i had oraquick saliva and blood from finger.4 months oraquick blood from finger and 4 months and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Amazon Guy from the Middle of the World,I have absolutely no doubt that you are HIV negative. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to almost six months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Can someone test... Read more »

Check up ?

Hi DocI have HIV 10 month. My cd 4 is 550 and I am undectable. I am on Sustiva/Truvada.My question is that, I normally go to controle every 3 month. Now I am working in a country with not so great tolerance for HIV. Do you think its ok if I go 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Generally we recommend routine monitoring of the CD4 absolute count and % plus HIV plasma viral load every three months. However, if your counts have been reasonably stable and you are tolerating your medications, well, stretching the interval to... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Insights From People Who Keep HIV in Check Naturally

David first learned he had HIV in 1986. "I of course assumed that I'd be dead in two or three years at most," he recalls. (This story uses a pseudonym to maintain his confidentiality.) His first sexual partner died of AIDS around 1993, and his... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The 10-Point Inspection, HIV-Style: What to Check Under the Hood

-->In many parts of the world, medical providers care for their patients who have HIV/AIDS without the benefit of laboratory tests -- sometimes even the most basic ones. Fortunately, in the United States (and various other countries), medical... Read more »
Women Alive

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

The article below, titled "Greed and HIV," was written by Steve Whitson, Ph.D. (editor), and is reprinted from the January/February 1999 issue of Positively Aware , the monthly newsletter from Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. You can contact... Read more »

Why Jake Discloses His HIV Status, Over and Over Again

Jake Ketchum got his HIV diagnosis in 1998 at a routine check-up right before the birth of his daughter -- and it was a big surprise. His then fiancĂ©e, Becky, was there to support him, and he claims to this day that his daughter saved his life... Read more »