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How Many Times Should I Be Tested For Hiv

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is it time to test for hiv

dear doctor,just over 1 year ago i had sex for the first time, i let someone put my penis in their mouth. 2 weeks later i had flu symptoms which lasted for a long time. since however i fully never recovered, i have a feeling in my throat for over a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...none have reported being infected this way.See my response to "I did not know she was a prostitute" ( for more info.RMK Read more »

Effective time for HIV testing

Hi Doc!Great site; thanks so much for what you do.I had a "whoopsie" at a club. I was drunk and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV Testing Program in China

...makeshift blood collection centers in bars, bathhouses and apartments where workers test for syphilis and HIV, the virus that causes AIDS." The program, which began in 2007, "is financed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which will spend... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Times Examines Test Aimed at Detecting Potential HIV/AIDS Vaccines

...that it can detect whether a vaccine candidate will stimulate an immune system response and if the response will actively fight HIV/AIDS. The test, developed by Imperial College London and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative , is known... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Data Show MSM Five Times More Likely to Test HIV-Positive if They Used Crystal Meth

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Rapid HIV Testing, Debate Over OTC Use; Newsweek Profiles OraSure CEO, Oral HIV Test

...proposal to allow consumers to use OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test at home ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 11/4). Proponents of at-home HIV testing say it will reduce stigma and other obstacles to testing,... Read more »
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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 Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...months between exposure and the test, to protect yourself and others from further possible exposures to HIV. The CDC National AIDS Hotline can provide more information and referrals to testing sites in your area. The Hotline numbers are... Read more »

My boyfriend cheated on me

Posted by hecheated, 3 Replies
...can't really trust his word as he lied about cheating, and who knows what else. I do not know if he cheated before, or how many times, or what. We did not have a huge sex life, but we have had unprotected sex including him ejaculating inside me.... Read more »

Did she make a mistake?

Posted by Anonymous
...test I remember she used two glasses. The test came back negative, but now I start wonder if she did a mistake the second time. Can you test for both HIV and Hepatits out of one blood sample? Please, hope someone can help! Read more »