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Ear Infection During Window Period

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Testing While taking medication...PLSSSSS HELP!

Dearest Dr of Doctors...I gave oral to another man 11 weeks ago. 5 weeks after exposure, I developed flulike symptoms (sore throat, swollen neck glands/tonsils, headache, mild fever...) and Dr diagnosed ear infection and prescribed antibiotics. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Neither antibiotics nor acyclovir will affect HIV-antibody test results or alter the seroconversion window period. Oral sex carries only a very slight risk for HIV-acquisition/transmission. I'm quite confident your definitive 12-week test 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 »

Re: Does Truvada influence the window period of HIV infection

Hey Doc, I looked into the PCR testing you recommended and it is too expensive for me...I am a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...healthy for 6 to 9 years. At first, researchers believed that early treatment might allow a patient to stop taking ART after a period of controlling HIV. However, newer reports indicate that this is probably not true. The Bottom Line It's not... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...your liver and yourimmune system: Eat healthy, nutritious food. Get lots of sleep and exercise. If you cannot sleepfor long periods, take naps. Avoid alcohol and street drugs. They can damagethe liver. Drink lots of water. Quit or cut back... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...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 even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans,... Read more »
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Weak Tests & Window Period Myths

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...thing: I would feel a lot more reassured with these tests if there was any sort of documentation regarding this supposed window period. There is almost none, just some outdated studies with small sample sizes is all I can find. This is crazy. Why... Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...This group is for people who have tested out of their HIV window period, but remain with symtpoms of an unknown std: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/aunknownstdviralillness/ Welcome to our Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / 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... Read more »

Oral Sex Scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...area. I've also had very vague headaches. During this period my doctor's nurse practitioner put me on Amoxicillian for an ear infection. When I still didn't feel well my doc changed me to Doxcylcin. The sad part is I'm in a great relationship... Read more »