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Hiv 6 Month Symptoms

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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
...guidelines recommend. However, for the extremely common worried-well questioner ("grandma farted in her Barcalounger, could I catch AIDS?") certainly a test at three months is more than sufficient. Testing these folks out to six months is a waste... Read more »

$100 donation please help! is a 6 month hiv 100% conclusive?

hello doc! I had an exposure on january 18th this year while overseas in Vietnam i had one time... 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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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...someone who was infected very recently. The test looks for antibodies produced by the immune system to fight HIV. It can take two months or more for these antibodies to be produced. See Fact Sheet 102 for more information. However, the viral... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? HIV testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS. Most of these tests look for "antibodies" to HIV. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system to fight a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...provider about how to deal with side effects. Ribavirin can cause severe birth defects. Women should not use it for at least six months before they become pregnant, or during pregnancy. Men should not use RBV for at least six months before... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy is usually continued as well, unless IRIS becomes life-threatening. To reduce the inflammation, you may be prescribed NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids. More research is currently looking at this issue. Starting HIV therapy while an active... Read more »
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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 »

HIV neg at 6 months. LOADS OF SYMPTOMS !

Posted by KitG, 3 Replies
...thousands of people coming down with it. And this in a world which is still fresh from the horrors of the emergence of the AIDS epidemic and which would be keen to overcome all the mistakes associated with those early years (read Randy Shilts... Read more »

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 Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28,... Read more »