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Headache During Window Period

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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
...repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3? Mar 1, 2010Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question... Read more »

Can Oral sex increase window period?

Words cant justify the Job you are doing here helping ppl out of their miseries. Thanks for all the... Read more »

Very Sick During Window Period

Good Morning Dr. Frascino, and I thank you so much for this site and helping me. In June I had an... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...Nevirapine is available in 200-milligram (mg) pills. The recommended dose for adults is 200 mg per day for two weeks (the lead-in period), then 400 mg per day (200 mg twice per day). It is important to follow this schedule to reduce the risk... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

...The package insert says Viramune should not be started in these groups unless the benefit outweighs the risk. The highest risk period is within the first six weeks of treatment, but patients should be monitored closely for the first 18 weeks. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Delavirdine (Rescriptor)

...taken with or without food. What Are the Side Effects? When you start any ART, you may have temporary side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure, or just feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear over time. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...freezing, or excessive heat. What Are the Side Effects? The most common side effects of nelfinavir are diarrhea, weakness, headache, nausea, and abdominal pain. None of these side effects seem to be very serious. The diarrhea in most cases... Read more »
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Skeptical about window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...About the window period...I am skeptical of the current party line, that the window period for becoming antibody-positive is six months max. I had Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...sexual encounters in January and February. I never experienced any ARS symptoms, but since the end of February, have been having headaches daily. Also I have had pain in my ears and neck. It feels as though my lymph nodes are throbbing, but... Read more »

And the window period debate goes on!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... the great window period debate..... By Joel E. Gallant, M.D., M.P.H. (29-Jul-1998) Dear Dr. Gallant, There seems to be some discord in the HIV Read more »

Hopkins / Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Found the following post this morning on the window period. It's from Dr. Gallant from around 1999 or 1998. The question is about blood transfusions, but his answer is more about the Read more »