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Having Sex During Period Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

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When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get HIV/AIDS. When do you think I should do the test. I have heard 6 months is maximum period for the HIV test to come positive. If after 6 months I test...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...First of all the likelihood of your contracting HIV is very low since you did use a condom. To answer your question: an HIV (antibody) test starts to turn positive (assuming exposure Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in a short period of time.Taking Care of YourselfAny type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of HIV... Read more »

24 HIV test alll negative

DR BOB,Having taken 24 HIV over a 12 month period your assistance is needed. I experinced hot sweats, wieght lost and a white tongue after having a condom break during sex.I have taken 24 HIV test many of which were well passed the 3 month and 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You've taken 24 HIV-antibody tests out 12 months from your potential exposure, all of which were negative and you need my assistance??? Hmm. OK. Read more »

hiv window period

Doc I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, tested at 2, 4, and 7 months at the blood institute all negative.Do i need more testing i have herd of it takeing up to a year.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to seven months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are Read more »
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...(PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load Testing

...information fortreatment decisions now and in the future. In fact,viral load tests are most useful when you haveseveral taken over a period of time. If you're considering treatment, you shouldknow that anti-HIV drugs have side effects,which are... Read more »
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Scared to get tested!!! Need Advise Please

Posted by elen, 4 Replies
...(vaginal intercourse), his condom broke and he ejaculated inside me. I freaked out and asked him if he had any disease, including HIV. He said no (that he was aware of), and mentioned that I was inexperienced and freaking out for no reason. He... Read more »

HIV mail in test...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...when i went to my gyno, they told me they do not cover HIV screening/testing and i would have to go to a lab to get tested. i was a little leary about doing that, cause i was so nervous Read more »

Need Support Please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello everyone. I recently experimented with another male. He performed oral sex on me. I know there is only a theoretical risk, however: I masturbated prior to receiving oral sex, and although I didnt noticed Read more »

Very worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please tell me, i had unprotected anal intercourse (i'm female) 5 times with someone unknown to me and he came inside all the times. What are the odds? Read more »