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Hiv Test Length

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Unprotected HIV Top (Length of Time Matter?)

Hey Doc.,I was a top for a guy a couple of times both were unprotected clearly I am going to go get tested in a few months but I was wondering what are the odds I have contracted HIV. The length of time I was in them was very brief I would say no...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:Being the insertive partner does lower your risk, being uncircumcised increases it. Since this only happened a couple of times, it is unlikely that transmission occurred, but it is possible. An HIV test three months from the last time you... Read more »

length of hiv in blood

I had surgery in 1975 & 1977 and received blood how worried should I be about having hiv?... Read more »

Does Length of Time with hiv affect transmission?

Hi. I have heard that people who have had hivfor a number of years have developed their ownmutated... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Valley Activists Still Fighting -- FACT Continues to Raise Money and Awareness About AIDS

FACT (Fighting AIDS Continuously Together) marks its 25th anniversary this month. The Lehigh Valley non-profit's longevity surprises even board members like Lou James, who recalls that in the late 1980s, some experts were predicting a cure for HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Measures of Sexual Partnerships: Lengths, Gaps, Overlaps and Sexually Transmitted Infection

An important determinant in the overall transmission of sexually transmitted infections is the length of time between partnerships ("gap"). In the current study, the authors described the distribution of gaps, lengths, and overlaps among 1,194... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
TheBody.com

How Accurate Are Rapid HIV Tests? Study Finds Blood Tests Slightly More Accurate Than Oral Tests

Rapid HIV tests perform slightly worse when testing oral samples in comparison to blood, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Jan. 24. Researchers from Canada, led by Nitika Pant Pai, M.D., of McGill... Read more »
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ARS symptoms length?

Posted by nonamegirl, 3 Replies
The closer I get to my results date, the more nervous I become.

I was reading through the forum and found this bit stated by vokz, "ARS / seroconversion illness is a short acute illness that lasts a few days. If you were one of the few people who... Read more »

What is the average length someone can live HIV +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the average age that someone can live with HIV? with meds and without...what about AIDS?
Thank you

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Length HIV lives outside the body?!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It is impossible for it to live more than a couplr minutes, is this right? Read more »

HIV testing time

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was tested 8 months after my last sexual encounter. The nurse at the clinic and the AIDS hotline, AND the CDC say that that 6 months is the correct length of time after a possible exposure and that I would not have to be tested again (I was neg).... Read more »