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Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... Read more »

tested at six weeks

Posted by justsayno, 2 Replies
Ok so I tried my first time as a bottom with a gay guy. I sucked his penis unprotected for like 3 secs but then before he put a condom on he very slighty pushed his penis inside me then he put on a condom and put it up but then immediately removed... Read more »

Two week old post-I haven't changed my tune

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey, but isnt a 4.5 month negative test conclusive already?
I've been testing like crazy as well. I know it doesn't help until the end of the window period, but I've tested three times since my encounter, the last one being at 4.5 months. That was... Read more »

To the original six and other worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just got back my final hiv test and was neg at 10 months,Ivw been worried all this time and didn't believe my tests mostly because of my ongoing symptoms.To all of you who have tested past the window period and are still worried,I will tell you... Read more »
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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 disease. I want to apologise in advance for the long e-mail.I am gay a and a paranoid Jew (from your family name, I guess you know what I am talking...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry that you are so tortured by your current situation. But yes, you are the worried well, in terms of not having HIV. I don't know whether you have a physical illness that might be causing your symptoms or if your exceptionally high... Read more »

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 »

Anemia in less than six weeks

Dear Dr. Frascino:I enjoy reading your comments and only wish my own doctor was as explicative as you are. I was diagnosed with AIDS on 1/27/01 (CD4 170, VL 149,000, Platelets 16,000). All blood tests on CBC at diagnosis were within the normal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Wow! I've never been called "explicative" before. I like that! Thank you!Sounds like the course of prednisone was helpful for your thrombocytopenia. That's good news. Sorry the prednisone side effects were so bothersome.... Read more »

Six Weeks enough?

Dear Dr. Bob, My boyfriend was diagnosed to be a HIV infector, and we took two or three times of unprotected sex. We are gays and I am the bottom role. I have tested after his diagnosis around 2 weeks, 22 days and 43 days. (The latter two tests are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, six weeks is not enough. The current guidelines recommend HIV-antibody testing immediately, at three months, and again at six months for significant HIV exposures. Having unprotected anal receptive sex with a top partner confirmed to be... Read more »
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Six-Week Course of Antiretroviral Nevirapine Did Not Clearly Reduce Risk of HIV Among Breastfed Infants, Study Finds

A six-week extended course of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine did not clearly show a reduced risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission among breastfed infants, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , the New York Times ... 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 »
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Six Promising HIV Drugs in the Pipeline

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Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Files Federal Discrimination Complaint On Behalf of Stroke Victim Who Was Denied Care by Six Louisiana Nursing Homes Because He Has HIV

Dallas -- Arguing that six Louisiana nursing homes violated federal law by refusing to care for a stroke victim because he also has HIV, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund will file a federal discrimination complaint against the homes today. A... Read more »