Do People Get HIV From Period Blood
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,We would recommend getting tested for HIV at 3 months. There's an extremely small chance of taking longer than that. Six months is the longest it could take (again, only on that extremely small unlikely off-chance). So... Read more »
Psychotherapist and AuthorYour anxiety is absolutely normal in this situation and all you can do is continue to live your life and feel the feelings. From what you say they are not incapacitating or even severe, so no there are not specific suggestions I can make.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies...progression to AIDS? Read more »
Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 ReplyHome / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesFound the following post this morning on the window period. It's from Dr. Gallant from around 1999 or 1998. The question is about blood transfusions, but his answer is more about the window period.
Q: Having a relative who received a blood... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHow Do I Know If I Have HIV?
The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get an HIV test.
If you are at risk of HIV, you should have an HIV test every six months. You should also reduce your risk (see the section on Prevention).
Soon after... Read more »
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