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Erectile Dysfunction During Window Period

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What can I take for erectile dysfunction?

I am 32 years old and on antiretroviral treatment for the past two (2) years (Stocrin and Truvada). Lately I have a very low sex drive and cannot maintain an erection for a prolonged period. Is there a pill I can take that won't affect my...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Low sexual desire is a common issue related to HIV which can be caused by the virus itself, the antiviral medications, physiological factors, psychological concerns, and other variables. If you have access to a psychotherapist or sex therapist it... 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 »

Window period

Dear Bob,I am from India. wish you could visit us one day. i don't want to add to the many... Read more »
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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Criticizes Pfizer for New Year's Eve Ad Promoting Erectile Dysfunction Drug

The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Friday criticized the pharmaceutical company Pfizer for an advertisement for its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra that includes the tagline, "What are you doing on New Year's Eve?" the New York... Read more »
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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Launches Ad Campaign Against Pfizer's Ads Promoting Erectile Dysfunction Drug

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation to Petition FDA to Reject Pfizer's Request to Sell Erectile Dysfunction Drug Without Prescription

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Wednesday announced it will petition FDA to reject Pfizer 's request to sell the company's erectile dysfunction drug Viagra without a prescription, United Press International reports. The group said it learned... Read more »
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CDC window period have u are tested in the window

Posted by nomoreworry4me
The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for >antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. RNA tests look for genetic >material of the virus and can be used in screening the blood supply and for >detection of rare... Read more »

Window Period, PERIOD!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There seems to be one VERY important factor that is left out of the equation when the issue of the window period is discussed. Everybody is talking about how many people have been studied to come up with this window period; and then there are the... Read more »

what prolongs the WINDOW PERIOD?

Posted by Ham1973, 3 Replies
Please are there medications/drugs that extends the window period? Your thoughts please. Read more »

window period everyone

Posted by bovvylee, 2 Replies
Window Period
The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to react to the virus by creating HIV antibodies. This is called seroconversion.

During the window period, people infected with HIV have no antibodies... Read more »