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Hiv 1 And 2 Test Was Nonreactive At 6 Months

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Ever retracted a WOO HOO? UK HIV advisor (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS)

Doctor Bob,I have noticed a bit of an anomaly in the window period advice you give different people. The way I read some of your recent answers is that a 12 week test is 'no way, no how' conclusive if you're not aware that your sleeping partner has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in parts of Australia. (See below.) Have you received letters from the former penal colony (Oz) asking why you stick to three months while their data suggest eight weeks is definitive?? How are you going to reply to them when they do begin... Read more »

CONFUSING 6 MONTH HEPATITIS AND HIV TESTs, NEED YOUR HELP

Dear Doctor BabaraI recently got the results of my 6 month tests, i had taken PEP for 30 days in... Read more »

HIV Testing (3 MONTHS VS, 6 MONTHS TESTING )

Hello to my favorite doctor in the world,I have a question about HIV testing. In a couple recent... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...take longer than two months to produce antibodies. Testing at 3 and 6 months after possible exposure will detect almost all HIV infections. However, there are no guarantees as to when an individual will produce enough antibodies to be detected... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

...effective. However, they are very expensive and not easily available. Use antiretroviral medications: The risk of transmitting HIV is extremely low if ARVs are used in pregnancy and labor, and the mother does not breastfeed. Transmission rates... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical reaction marks the virus. The markers are measured and used to calculate the... Read more »
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hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my hiv neg testing was brought into Read more »

HIV neg at 6 months. LOADS OF SYMPTOMS !

Posted by KitG, 1 Reply
...Great to find this site. I want to know: Is there anyone on this forum who is going through the same thing as me, with a six months negative antibody test and a whole load of symptoms? Heres the story: Following a one-off unsafe sex encounter... Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. At that time I was determined to be HIV+ it took 18 months!!! I do not do IV drugs, no risky sex(none at all), and no other needlesicks, what happened?? I am desperate!!!!! Read more »

HIV neg at 6 months. LOADS OF SYMPTOMS !

Posted by KitG, 3 Replies
...I've been very careful, I only have protected sex, and I only recieved oral sex once without protection. Now, since this isn't HIV I'm thinking there are STD viruses that are not discovered and I have one of them. How do you find out if you have... Read more »