Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Time Period

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

please HELP ME (HIV TRANSMISION )Masturbating on period and not washing it the next time u use t? HIV TRANSMISION? Possible?

Hi doctor I've been worried for months , so a few months ago I used and object to masturbate while on my period and then after my period I re used it and FORGOT TO WASH IT?! Can I get HIV this way?? Is it possible for it to be infected with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi there,For 14, you are becoming very aware of your body and ask a good question and you are not an idiot. From what I am seeing in your question you are the only one using the sex toy. It is important to clean sex toys, just with soap and water... Read more »

Time period of HIV

Hi, I was wondering if there was any way you could estimate on how long you had HIv? I was recently... Read more »

Missing your HIV meds for an extended period of time?

When a person doesn't take their meds due to insurance reasons, relocation etc. What are the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

Kenyan HIV patients have faced periodic shortages of critical drugs over the past six months, hampering their treatment and threatening to create drug-resistant strains of the virus, an advocacy group said Tuesday. Those few patients who can afford... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Establishment, Retention and Loss to Follow-Up in Outpatient HIV Care

Though HIV-infected patients optimally benefit from indefinite, periodic outpatient care, the initial establishment of HIV care and subsequent care retention are problematic. The study authors examined establishment, retention, and loss to follow-up... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and the Kidneys -- A Look Over Time

To get an idea of what effect HIV infection has on the kidneys, researchers in the United States and European Union have been conducting studies. One American study is called FRAM -- Fat Redistribution and Metabolic change in HIV infection.... Read more »
Connect With Others

What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...progression to AIDS? Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

Time will tell if the windows period is questioned

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hello guys,

First and formost, i would like compliment Daisey as she is a very strong person. Honestly, if i do have HIV, i probably would just write one or two more posts and then shut the computer for a while. Nobody wants this including myself,... Read more »

Question about full STD panel time period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am getting into week 8 of my last possible exposure and I have some questions. I know that 3 months is the relative window for HIV and most STD's, but I need to and want to be caertain. I plan to test at 3 months, 6 months, and 1yr. I want to... Read more »