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HIV TEST AFTER 5 MONTH EXPOSURE

I'm a young male and my fiance just told me she's HIV (+) and that she was diagnosed 6 months ago with a low viral load .We've been having unprotected sex (and oral sex) for 5 months straight. And after she told me that, I immediately ended our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...viral load testing. Viral load testing (PCR) assays for a piece of the virus's genetic material. You can read much more about HIV tests in the archives of this forum.Good luck John.Dr. Bob Read more »

What do you think about a test at 5 months???? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, Hello good doctor, I am a long time reader of the forum. You helped me out years... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects of Written Informed Consent Requirements on HIV Testing Rates: Evidence From a Natural Experiment

...screening under the original requirements. These estimates indicate that the policy change accounted for roughly 328,000 additional HIV tests in the six months after consent procedures were streamlined. "Written informed consent requirements are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expanded HIV Testing and Trends in Diagnoses of HIV Infection -- District of Columbia, 2004-2008

...decreased to 1.4% and 1.7% in 2007 and 2008, respectively. During 2005-2007, the overall proportion of persons self-reporting tests for HIV within the past 12 months increased, from 14.9% in 2005 to 18.7% in 2007 (p Table 2 ). Reported by: T... Read more »
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Posted by PolarBear, 2 Replies
...How accurate is an HIV test done at 5 months and 2 weeks? (21 weeks) since unprotected with my boyfriend. He says he has tested negative for all STDs but Read more »

is it possible

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if its possilble to have symptoms of hiv 5 months after exposure such as fatigue and ache muscles. Read more »

please help me with my question

Posted by don22
...i did an hiv test in Laboratory and i recived the answer after 1 hour negative answer after 1 hour is that enough is that enough or i need to Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I TOOK A HOME HIV TEST AT 5MONTH. TEST WAS NEGATIVE FOUND 4 LONG NON TENDER LYMPH NODES UNDER ARM HAVE DRY MOUTH. SHOULD I TAKE ANOTHER HOME TEST? Read more »