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Hiv Window Period Why Do You Test Negative When Your Positive

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Incomplete NPEP (after anal receptive with HIV+ guy) and Window Period for False Negative

I was prescribed an NPEP regiment after a condom break with my boyfriend of 1.5 months (I was anal receptive). He had a high risk exposure (anal receptive and insertive) with an HIV+ partner in April. He told me that he tested negative at the 4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Health care reform can't get here soon enough!Turning to your questions:Your five days of Truvada will not alter your HIV window period.I have no way of knowing if your boyfriend was lying to you or not. I, too, would like to believe that HIVers... Read more »

HIV and AIDS Test

Will you test positive for HIV if you already have AIDS? Also, what you have persistent cough and... Read more »

HIV positive or negative?

Hello doctor, I think i have been having panic attacks. I have not been able to sleep. I am very... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is because the immune system can take anywhere from two to eight weeks to make antibodies. If you are tested in this "window period," you may get an unclear result or a false negative. There is another type of test called the RNA test, which... Read more »
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3 month window period im the exception to the rule

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...really spaced out my my lower back is killing me and this freaking sore throat does not wanna go away anyways Dr. Bob says that a negative at 3 months always trumps over symptoms each and every time i know im the exception to the rule the... Read more »

Test result

Posted by RMT, 2 Replies
...test result which was negative. I know im not out of the woods yet and still have a few weeks to go before the 13 week window period. Just thought id let you know. Read more »

WINDOW PERIOD ACCORDING TO NY HEALTH 1 MONTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...people who are infected will test positive within one month of being infected. Most people will test positive even sooner. The period between the time of infection and the time that a HIV antibody test can detect the infection is called the... Read more »

Window period fake?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Serious doubt about this so called window period. More concerned about those who says that 3 months is conclusive when studies clearly show that its not. See the attachments. Read more »