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Drinking After Someone Negative At 16 Weeks

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...alcohol, you should be aware that alcohol and nicotine can also promote the growth of yeast. Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore usually disappears after 2-6 weeks. Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of...
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hepatitis b test

i was tested at 16 weeks after having sex with a woman for hep b and the results were negative. would you say these results are conclusive? i've had 2 rounds of symptoms that last for about a week and go away and show up when i drink alcohol.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B surface antigen usually appears 1 to 10 weeks after exposure in patients who are infected so if your test included this specific parameter I think your evaluation is complete. Read more »

13 months negative ab test but still worried

Good day Dr Bob-i am no stranger to this forum as evidenced by my posts in April and August (Im Positive im positive howelse could i have OHL?)I took your advice and am working with a clinical psychologist.I was on the verge of loosing my job at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...minuets (sunday morning)-On monday morning i began sweating (after eating and after very superficial physical exertion for 2 weeks) -that evening i noticed 2 yellow lessons on my frenulum.After 1 1/2 weeks i had a dry mouth and a white toungue... Read more »

Dazed and Confused (WINDOW PERIOD 2008)

Ok, ok. I know the whole 'window period' is a question that never dies but why do SOOO many people and doctors disagree on this topic? I've read some posts from the archives that state certain dr.'s want their patients to test for years to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assays. Consequently, I can understand why there may be some discussion about three months versus six months or even six-eight weeks versus three months. However, any physician who is still advising patients to "test for years" is clearly... Read more »

Will drinking your urine cure you from HIV?

Dr. Bob,Hi there, I wrote to you about 7 weeks about an HIV scare. I am feeling better, I had some tests and so far negative. I will wait for the 3 months mark and finally woohoo. Anyway, I wanted to ask you your opinion in a topic. My mom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Will drinking your own urine cure you from HIV??? Please tell me you're kidding.Dude, I'm an HIV-positive HIV/AIDS physician specialist with Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Echinacea

...echinacea depends on which species and which parts of the plant were used. In general, it should not be used for more than 1-2 weeks at a time. What Are the Benefits of Echinacea? The major use of echinacea is to treat colds and flu. It is... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...above 400 at the time of starting HIV treatment for the first time. The greatest risk of liver problems is during the first six weeks of treatment with Viramune. Your health care provider should order LFTs before you start taking Viramune and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 ... Read more »
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NEG!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV RNA viral load NEG! Good luck to all those who are waiting. I hope this board returns to being the supportive place it was when I first came. Read more »

My worrying days are over!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Friends I just got my PRC result back from the Dr after 2.5 weeks of waiting - and it was NEGATIVE! I am so relieved. As those of you who have read some of my earlier posts, I've tested negative Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Chlymidia, gonnerea. After a few days they called me and said there was no sign of infection for thoses two diseases. A couple more weeks went by, still burning. I was at my sons birthday party that sunday, and all of a sudden I started... Read more »

Please Reply I need to know

Posted by JustMe12345678, 3 Replies
...then my wife started to get a yeast infection, that did not clear up right away with treatment, and approx. [approximate] 7 weeks after the possible exposure I started feeling pretty crappy, [crash] swollen nodes, lose of appitie, [applaud] lost... Read more »