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How Long Is The Hiv Window Period

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Risk of Hep C Infection

Hello,I was involved in unsafe active anal sex with double penetration in late June. I am HIV + and at the time was about to start meds - my T cell count at the time was 220. What are the risks for catching Hep C as I am told it can be sexually...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You may have to wait up to 6 months. Read more »

HIV Window Period

I have recently did a HIV test using OraQuick at my GP clinic end Jan'09 and was tested negative.... Read more »

Does Using Anti depressent tablets delays the window period?

Hi BobI have been using anti-depressent tables for past 10 years if I want to check my hiv status... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...disease, when the virus first establishes itself in the body. Some researchers use the term acute HIV infection to describe the period of time between when a person is first infected with HIV and when antibodies against the virus are produced... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...(PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Everyone SHOULD read CRNEG post. The window period actually is over a year. Not six months, just a year. And all the people who says just three months? No in Europe? Read more »

WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Window period What is the "window-period" and how long is it? This is the time between original infection with Read more »

Window Period Debate: My Story

Posted by MiamiLat, 5 Replies
...Hello friends! I notice how the window period issue keeps on recurring and I'd like to share my personal story: After a HIGH risk exposure (unprotected insertive anal) with Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...So why do we have so many different window periods across different organizations around the world? Even within the US different states have different Window Periods. Which information Read more »