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Having Sex During Period Negative At 16 Weeks

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a negative test result, and you had met the Window Period guidelines after the last potential...
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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. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and I have question regarding an eposure at a strip club in SF. I received an uprotected blowjob and did rapid test bout 14 weeks after the exposure which was negative. Can I take this as conclusive and do a woohooo? I see in some of your answers... Read more »

real risk,real symptoms,despite 16 weeks negative

dear doctor bobi have written many times in the past to you,but i dont know wht you prefer to chose to answer questions pertaining to non risk situations and u ignore my real risk encounter.My situation goes like this..i had unprotected vaginal sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...responded to many very similar concerns in the past. (Check the archives!) In addition your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 16 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. I've discussed negative HIV tests taken outside the... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... 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
...Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...herpes infections, there is no proof that it will preventthe transmission of HIV.) Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact withblood. Take care of your mouth. The likelihood of oral HIV transmission... Read more »
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question !!

Posted by schokoo, 3 Replies
...sex with a prostitute.i dont know if she had hiv. after that event i tested on 23. day hiv combo due test(antigen+antibody) 6 week anti hiv, 9 weeks antihiv,13 weeks anti hiv and the last one was on 14 weeks a combo due test, all was neg. by the... Read more »

post to read every day

Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
...anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »

what the heck is going on

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ago I had protected sex with a hooker.the next day I started feeling wierd . I got a fever that lasted off an on for about a week.Then the diarea started and lasted for about a month. I lost 10 pounds. In the meantime I am getting more and more... Read more »

Please Help

Posted by Kevin, 1 Reply
...I need help...i recently had an encounter (recieving oral sex from a femal). I tested at 10 1/2 weeks 11 1/2 weeks and 16 weeks and 3 days.. All test were done in Quest labs which uses 3rd generation elisa test and there were Read more »