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hpv and hiv window period

I have hpv and I was wondering would that prolong my hiv window period of 3 months I already took a test at 4 months and it said negative can you help me please I'm confused...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No reason for confusion. Dr. Bob is here! Also, no reason for concern; HPV would not affect your ability to make anti-HIV antibodies, the duration of the window period or accuracy of any HIV-related tests. Your negative test at four months is... Read more »

HIV's window period

What is the window period for HIV? I've heard anywhere from 4 weeks to 6 months... Read more »

HIV Window Period - UK guidelines

HiI know a great deal has been written on this forum (and elsewhere on the web) about the... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH-Funded Study Defines Treatment Window for HIV-Positive Children Infected at Birth

HIV-positive children older than 1 year who were treated after showing moderate HIV-related symptoms did not experience greater cognitive or behavior problems compared to peers treated when signs of their infection were still mild, according to a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pregnancy as a Window of Opportunity for HIV Prevention: Effects of an HIV Intervention Delivered Within Prenatal Care

The study team set out to determine if "an HIV prevention program bundled with group prenatal care reduced sexually transmitted infection (STI) incidence, repeat pregnancy, sexual risk behavior and psychosocial risks." At two prenatal clinics, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pakistan's "Window of Opportunity" to Prevent HIV

Pakistan has a "window of opportunity" to prevent the rapid spread of HIV among vulnerable groups, the World Bank said as a bank-sponsored conference on HIV/AIDS in South Asia gets underway in Sri Lanka. UNAIDS estimates show 0.1 percent of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asian Leaders Have "Window of Opportunity" to Avert HIV/AIDS Crisis, Report Says

Asian leaders can avert an HIV/AIDS crisis if they act quickly to break social taboos, attack stigma, encourage prevention programs and provide access to treatment and support systems for HIV-positive people, according to an Asia Pacific Leadership... Read more »
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treatment to clamidia effect hiv window

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
My question is say the hospital had treated someone for clamidia, which is antiboitics of doxycline and a shot of peniciline would this prolong the hiv window period . thankyou Read more »

Is the HIV window really 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently tested negative at 18 and a half weeks. Can I be pretty confident that I don't have HIV or should I also test at 6 months? Read more »

HIV window period and symptoms PLEASE COMMENT

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
Well here is my story. I recently noticed bumps on the back of my tounge that are painless but i have never noticed them before and it freaked me out. I immediatly assumed the worst and started googling stuff which didn't ease my mind at all either.... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »