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Having Sex During Period How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS

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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

Table of Contents Introduction Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It Is Better to Know HIV and Women Making a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Introduction Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It iscommon to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, grief, depression, or otherpainful emotions. Even after you have known for some time and think you arecoming to terms with the news,...
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Infected after 'protected' hand-job & boob-job. I challenge you dr.bob, testing after window period will prove you are wrong!(YET ANOTHER IM POSITIVE IM POSITIVE WHO HASNT TESTED POSITIVE, 2010)

Hi Dr.Bob;Hope you are well. Thank you for your contiued help and support and thank you for your kindness and immense patience! I can only imagine what it must be like dealing with all sorts of HIV realated fears and issues given your own...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again K,No matter how many times you write in, my assessment and advice will not change. So for now we'll have to agree to disagree. You're positive you're positive. I'm positive you're not. So we'll just have to... Read more »

HIV test taking a long time to show positive result

I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I couldn't find any other that's more suitable. This is a bit long, so brace yourselves...I just tested positive for HIV on October 27 (with result on November 1 ...). The test was done as...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position of the US FDA has been up... Read more »

how long is the widow period for aids

i had sex with a person that i think has aids like2 years ago so i got tested 2 years ago then i got tested 6 months ago n the i got yested yesterday all test came out negative can i be infected?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You have now had 3 tests over a 2 year period, all of which were negative. There is no way that you were infected by this partner.However, the real problem here is that you are having unprotected sex. The lesson to learn is "DON'T HAVE... Read more »

high risk sex: am i hiv positive i have not been tested?

hi there, i have been very sexually active over the years since i was 17 and i am showing up signs that are associated with aids and the virius that infects the body.i have been with 16 to 20 people plus i have experienced beastiality thruought the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The indicators of HIV/AIDS are too numerous to recount here. However, you have had high-risk sexual activity over a long period of time and you (and your fiancee) should get tested ASAP. Don't put it off-- go tomorrow. If you're indeed... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

How long does it take to turn positive ?

Posted by Timmy, 1 Reply
Negative antibody cmia test at 94, 95,108 and 151 days. Undetectable hiv RNA test at 108 days. My CD4 Count is 778. Negative Western Blot test at 151 days. But my CPK is mildly increased to 196 U/L when to normal range is till 171 U/L. Worried if... Read more »

HIV positive oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi there,
Basically I feel a little down right now cause a close friend of mine (ex gf) is being tested for HIV and I feel bad for her because she is so worried. She had unprotected sex with 2 long term partners no condoms.
She is feeling sick right... Read more »

Tested Positive, living in Thailand

Posted by LordBerners, 4 Replies
Long term expat here (teacher). I've known for just a month, and I can remember a rather profound illness that included exhaustion, dizziness, fever, and petechaie on ankles, about 2 years ago that could've been initial infection. I had a negative... Read more »