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For all the people on the window period, Dr. Bob Please post

The question of windows period post-exposure is one of the most common ones on these boards. I've spent some time doing investigation. I am a scientist by trade, although not a biologist nor medical doctor. The first thing that struck me is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As you probably found out from your research, it's difficult to conduct these types of studies, because it is difficult to ascertain with great certainty exactly when someone might have gotten infected. To get a statistically significant... 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.... Read more »

advice for people in the window period

hello, i was wondering if you had any advice for people like me who are currently sitting-out the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Health Ministry to "Severely Punish" People Responsible for Unsafe Blood Sales; 25 People Receive HIV-Positive Blood Through Transfusions

China's Ministry of Health earlier this week announced new rules that will "severely punish those responsible" for collecting and distributing untested blood that leads to people becoming infected with bloodborne diseases such as HIV through... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Project Encourages Young People to Donate "Safe Blood," Stay HIV-Free

Botswana has launched a new project that encourages young people to donate "safe blood" and teaches them how to avoid contracting HIV, Reuters AlertNet reports. The project, Pledge 25, targets youths both in and out of school because "most of them... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Poor Blood Sugar Control and Overall Care in People With Diabetes and HIV

One third of people with HIV and diabetes in a NewYork City university medical center had poor controlof blood sugar, and low proportions met guidelines forblood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides. 1 In addition,physicians tested few of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 80% of People Worldwide Do Not Have Access to Safe Blood; Contaminated Blood Causes 5% of HIV Infections in Africa

About 80% of people worldwide do not have access to safe blood and contaminated blood causes about 5% of all new HIV infections in Africa, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday, which is the first World Blood Donor Day , Xinhua/... Read more »
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French info about the window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In France there are sites that answers questions made by people about hiv. And yes a lot of people ask about the window period. This is just an example of the kind of answers they have to people asking about the window period. I have to say that... Read more »

How can people be so sure?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've been reading these boards for a while and I notice that most of you say that the window period for HIV is 3 months. Are there any reliable health sites or experts that you can recommend where I can verify this? Read more »

Time will tell if the windows period is questioned

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hello guys,

First and formost, i would like compliment Daisey as she is a very strong person. Honestly, if i do have HIV, i probably would just write one or two more posts and then shut the computer for a while. Nobody wants this including myself,... Read more »

risk factor and window period questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello. i've been having horrible anxiety and haven't been able to sleep very well. I messed around with a confirmed HIV positive person. I rubbed my penis along his butt, touching his anus, but there wasn't any penetration at all. Also, I tested... Read more »