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Groin Pain During Window Period

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Crohn's Disease extend window? Need a Wooo Hooo

Dr. Bob,Sorry for the 4th email, I don't mean to be a bother, but I am a wreck. Please, need your help. I live in the US, had unprotected vaginal encounter with what most would call a low risk female (married mother of two - but I do not know how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your controlled Crohn's disease (no current meds) would not affect the accuracy of your HIV-antibody test or alter the window period duration. In other words: WOO-de-frickin'-HOO!Dr. Bob 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 »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... 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

Gynecological Problems

...irregularities or worse premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Some women have excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether (amenorrhea). If you have any of these symptoms, seek medical attention to determine the cause. It is important... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of... Read more »
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HIV2 window update?

Posted by still_have_hope, 1 Reply
...symptomscameate 6th weeks and matched exeactly classic ARS (fever, unsteady blood peasure and pulse, swallen groin lymphs and savere pain in groins, diareha,) I aso develop bronze and dark spots all over mybody Please answer me only if you know... Read more »

ARS symptoms, scared to death, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...started having pain in my axillary lymph nodes, still neck tightness and muscle pains on and off, also on and off pain/strange discomfort in my groin. that lasted 2 weeks, then after 4 weeks of the initial symptoms (6 weeks after exposure) had a... Read more »

Window period of 30 months

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
... I just seroconverted after 30 months since exposure. YES, 30 MONTHS. During this period my viral load was always undetectable, I had a negative DNA PCR, a negative culture for HIV-1, but I always Read more »

Is the Window period for real? I am worried.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and seem to be living in fear. Its like, I feel as though I have it, but my tests keep saying negative. Is this 3-6 month window thing really as conclusive as everyone says? Whatever the case, I dont wanna be stuck in this fear and keep... Read more »