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Hiv Symptoms In First Six Months

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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
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll 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?... Read more »

hiv- after six months exposure to hiv+ person's fluids with many many symptoms,desparate and suicidal

Hi Micheal and thank you for being so wonderfull , supporting people and coping with this horrible... Read more »

I had a (-) HIV test six months ago; why did I need another today?

Hello. I just officially found out today I am pregnant, and I have already taken a preliminary,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia Has 65 New HIV/AIDS Cases in First Six Months of 2005

In West Virginia, 65 new HIV/AIDS cases were reported in the first six months of 2005, compared to 139 cases for all of last year, said Dr. Loretta Haddy, the state's epidemiologist. Ten of the 27 West Virginians diagnosed with HIV so far this year... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Global Fund Provides HIV/AIDS Drugs for 90,000 More People in First Six Months of 2005

Today in Geneva, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria announced it has provided 90,000 more people with HIV/AIDS treatment in the first six months of this year, bringing the total number of HIV/AIDS patients the fund treats up to 220,000.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intervention to Promote Exclusive Breast-Feeding for the First Six Months of Life in a High HIV Prevalence Area

The authors reported on a nonrandomized intervention cohort study designed to increase exclusive breast-feeding rates for six months post-delivery in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. To support exclusive... Read more »
TheBody.com

My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now

Aaron Laxton I am simply a guy who on June 6, 2011, received the news that more than 33 million people have received: I am HIV positive. I decided in that moment to record the journey that I was embarking on so that I might help others as they... Read more »
Connect With Others

First Six Months

Posted by Leonardo, 9 Replies
Hi Folks,

I'm in my sixth month of being HIV positive, and I would like to share some reflections, which I hope will be helpful to the newly diagnosed.

Six months ago, I took news of my status like a death. I crumbled and couldn't pick myself up for... Read more »

insertive oral sex, six month negative need advice

Posted by jack93, 2 Replies
Hi, 9 months ago I was going through a bad time and was put on large doses of antidepressants, which made me make some bad descisions and now that im off of them I deeply regret what I've done and convinced myself im going to test positive for hiv... Read more »

Six Months/Three Months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The truth is that if you don't test beyond 3 months, then you are leaving a *significantly* higher risk than if you do. Many people can live with a 1-5% risk of HIV infection and move on. But there is no way that I can believe that a 3 month test... Read more »

Negative at six months but positive later.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know of any cases where someone tested negative at six months and positive later. Is this possible? I recently tested negative at six months but I'm still worried that I'm slow to seroconvert and that I'll find out I'm poz later. Read more »