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How Do You Get Tested For AIDS

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When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get HIV/AIDS. When do you think I should do the test. I have heard 6 months is maximum period for the HIV test to come positive. If after 6 months I test...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...First of all the likelihood of your contracting HIV is very low since you did use a condom. To answer your question: an HIV (antibody) test starts to turn positive (assuming exposure 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 »

CBC and tests for aids

I would like to know if a complete blood count (CBC) can or cannot indicate aHIV+ or - result? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Tests for An AIDS Vaccine

...researchers came across a group of prostitutes in Nairobi's Majengo area who, despite repeated exposure to the virus, never contracted HIV. Other CDC News for March 7, 2001 Primary Genotypic and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overseas Tests of AIDS Drug Skirt Regulators

...A South African couple whose attempts to test an experimental AIDS drug caused an uproar in 1997 have quietly tested the compound on humans in Tanzania with the help of the police and military. The experimental drug, Virodene P058, is purified Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tests for AIDS in Nigeria

...President Olusegun Obasanjo has ordered free AIDS tests for more than 500,000 Nigerians. The program, which offers voluntary testing and counseling, is linked to efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to promote antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Get Free HIV Test on AIDS Awareness Day

... Free HIV testing will be offered across South Carolina on Feb. 7 to mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For information, contact the South Read more »
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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...which exposed me to ghonorea. got treated n m very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear before 3 months after infeection. so have... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have... Read more »

Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people Read more »