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CDC Hotline has officially changed their window period to 3 months -- please post.

Dear Dr. Holidny,I hope you will post this along with your comments.People in this forum and others get all worked up about the window period. Is it 3 months or 6 months? Most people on thebody.com say that the window period is 3 months. But when...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
posted.... Read more »

Does Saliva Really Kill HIV? CDC hotline is confusing me! PLEASE PLEASE DR. BOB

Dr. Bob:ive read many of your postings which have been extremely helpful and educational.i was... Read more »

Broken condom, central Africa, symptoms, early testing. Hotline?

Dear Dr. Kull,you site is very helpful, but is there a hotline that you can recommend where I can... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hotline Opens for Advice on Occupational HIV Exposure Prophylaxis

San Francisco General Hospital is now offering a free,24-hour hotline -- The National Clinician's Post Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPLine) -- to clinicians in need of advice on how to best treat healthcare workers accidentally exposed to... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

Want to talk to someone about HIV/AIDS prevention or treatment? A hotline is a great way to go. Some hotlines provide information about HIV transmission, symptoms, testing, etc. Others provide treatment information or list the latest clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Government Establishes Telephone Hotline Providing Details of National Antiretroviral Drug Distribution Program

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has established a telephone hotline center to provide details about the government's antiretroviral drug distribution program, the Bangkok Post reports (Bhatiasevi, Bangkok Post , 12/12). The Thai... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Educational Effectiveness of a Rapid HIV Post-Test Counseling Video

"Many of the individuals most at risk for HIV infection (i.e., minority populations, women, adolescents) are also the most marginalized by our health care system. Lacking primary care providers, they rely on the Emergency Department (ED) for their... Read more »
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NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you for visiting our website.

1. At 3 months, 99.9%(CDC Sponsored research) of the population will have developed antibodies to
HIV if they were truly infected.

2. I have not read of a time period that will be 100%. At

3 months it is
highly... Read more »

Answers from Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Hotline,
Q: I may have had a possible exposure for contracting HIV when can I test to have a conclusive test result?
ANSWER:
You can receive a relilable HIV antibody test anywhere from 2 to 12 weeks after exposure.
The best course of action... Read more »

28 days Post Possible HIV Infection

Posted by LostMind, 1 Reply
Sorry for the long post...

10/10/12 I'm a 32 yr old white male; I had unprotected oral sex with a female I met at a bar (business trip in Seattle) and possibly unprotected vaginal sex (cannot remember). Since then I have been plagued with the... Read more »

HIV hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone tell me why hotline counselors are the scariest people on the planet. I called the nyc hotline and told the lady that I recieved oral sex with a condom from a prostitute and she said I participated in a high risk activity. Stupid risk... Read more »