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Dried Blood Negative At 3 Months

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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
...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? Mar 1, 2010Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure... Read more »

Why ????????????????????????????????? (3 MONTHS VS 6 MONTHS)

Hi, and thank you for all the hope you are spreading, I guess hope is the ultimate gift a person... Read more »

AltaMed Conflicting (3 MONTHS VS 6 MONTHS, 2009)

I recently spoke to 2 altamed hiv counselors, and they both said 6 months is the appropriate time... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...levels, or that women periodically check their breasts for lumps. But if you find yourself going back for an HIV test every month even though you haven't done anything high-risk (i.e., unprotected sex or sharing needles), or if you find yourself... Read more »
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hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my Read more »

5 months negative ... LOT of lingering symptoms

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
...I'm living in hell for the last 5 months ... While on vacation and after a couple of beers, I had a heterosexual contact with an African prostitute ( stupid me !!) It Read more »

Your WB test is negative at this point (nearly 50

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...Your WB test is negative at this point (nearly 50 days; less than 2 months). It is most likely that you are un-infected. However, as a possibility of still 5-10% chance, it is worthwhile to not donate Read more »

23 day negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Well I just received my test results from blood drawn at day 23. It was Negative. I guess that cuts my odds by 50%. I am now at day 35. I wish this sore throat/ dry mouth wasn't happening, although Read more »