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Could Hiv Be Read In Urine Test After 3 Months

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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...the available forms of this medicine, including tablets or capsules of various doses and perhaps liquids, and powder. Each one is described by color, shape, and markings, so you can be sure of which one you are taking. When reading the package insert for Fuzeon (an HIV drug which is injected into the body), this section will take about how to reconstitute, or mix, the powdered drug with sterile water. This section also gives storage...
Ask the Experts

Do Tests Always Trump the Symptoms?

I am a male in my late 30's and had protected vaginal sex with a Jamaican prostitute 1 year ago. I had no idea of the risk -- I know it all too well now. My life since then has been complete hell. I would like your expert opinion on whether I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'll make a few brief comments:1. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. You've had way too many already. 2. Your risk is Read more »

Dr. Bob, please read, only one chance please

Hi Dr Bob, this is the 3rd time Im writing to you, I really need your feedback please. Not sure if you remember me, I had a high risk exposure in Bangkok over 4 months ago, you have replied to my first msg on Oct 26th I need your help please was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...absolutely agree with his decision not to prescribe antibiotics, considering all your screening STD tests are negative. Take a read through the archives of this forum. The information and testimonials you'll find there should be both enlightening... Read more »

HIV Exposure, Test at 10 weeks and pregnant wife

Hi,I'm a bi-sex male and at the beginning of Sep 07 I had protected sex with a professional sex worker (male) in Newark. During the exposure I kissed his penis but have not performed oral on him without protection. I then received anal sex from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."bi-curious"). This, of course, leads to intense feelings of guilt and anxiety. You can find many testimonials like yours in the archives of this forum.Your HIV acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »

positive EIA, indeterminate Western Blot

I forgot to include some information. I am a heterosexual female that has had NO unprotected sex in over 1 year (since separating from husband). I've tested negative in 2-3 previous tests but hadn't been tested in a few years. Also, physical exam...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will most likely ultimately turn out to be "negative." Your HIV-2 test (a completely different test) is negative. Your abnormal urine test and possible UTI would not affect the results of your HIV tests. At this point your next step is to repeat... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test Sites Testing Issues for Specific... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...system to fight a specific germ. Other types of HIV test look for signs that the virus itself is in the blood. When people already know they are infected with HIV they might get other "HIV" tests. These measure how quickly the virus is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...United States: A systematic review. AIDS and Behavior 12:1-17. January 2008. Keatley, J. and others. Transgender global HIV/AIDS epidemiology . Presentation at the 17th International AIDS Conference. Mexico City. August 3-8, 2008. Kessler,... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...people feel symptoms when they've been newly infected with HIV, most people don't. That's one reason why HIV continues to spread throughout the world: Millions of people are estimated to be living with HIV without even knowing it. That's why... Read more »
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Pregnant and False- positive

Posted by pregnant2009, 3 Replies
... I am 9month pregnant and two weeks ago my Ob doctor ordered me a HIV test. Last week the result came in and it was positive. Then he took my blood again to confirm. I was shocked by the result. Read more »

More Window Info.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have HIV? Dr. Daar: Very important. The standard test is the same test developed 15 years ago, and that is a blood test or urine test or saliva for presence of antibodies, which are body's immune response. They will have first a screening test... Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
...infection within the first month, however these tests have much higher false positive rates than ELISA tests antibody test. The new urine testing system may also have a shorter window period, but this is still being studied. Especially... Read more »

Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »