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I Cannot Wait 3 Months For Hiv Test

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Not sure on status - Should I pursue a relationship or wait 6 months to get HIV test?

I'm 29 and I really want to get back together with my ex-girlfriend. Since our breakup, I kind of started drinking a lot and sleeping with random strangers from the bar. There have been a few close calls and I am worried I have picked up HIV...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
I don't see this as an "either/or" situation. You clearly have feelings for your ex-girlfriend, in which case you should explain to her how you feel. You also need to be honest with her about your "close calls" so that she... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Orleans: New HIV Test Cuts Wait Time for Results

Editor's Note: This story contains factual errors that have subsequently been corrected. Please click here for the corrections. For the past month, three New Orleans sites have offered HIV testing using a recently approved blood test that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Rural Drug Users Wait Twice as Long Between HIV Tests

According to a new study from Australia's National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, rural intravenous drug injectors typically wait twice as long between HIV tests as city IDUs. In addition, they are much more likely to rely on other users for... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day One With HIV: "The Most Agonizing Wait in My Life"

The day I tested HIV positive was a defining moment in my life. I was aged 36 and at the prime of my life. My wife had passed on two weeks previously due to PCP ( Pneumocystis pneumonia) and esophageal candidiasis. Her demise was during childbirth... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

ADAP Waiting List Update: 104 People in 5 States as of October 11

As of October 11, 2012, there are 104 individuals on ADAP waiting lists in five (5) states. Virginia eliminated their waiting list as of September 30. Georgia and North Carolina are currently enrolling new clients into their programs at this time... Read more »
Connect With Others

4 month neg shpuld i wait for 6 month test

Posted by jamesmore32, 1 Reply
Hey Yall been going through a lot of anxiety about My test results I tested negative multiple time via oraquick otc from 8 weeks all the way to 4 months is it possible I am hiv positive and oraquick just isn't picking it up? Read more »

My way of dealing with 3 month wait period to test

Posted by Ivan88, 1 Reply
Hi all,
So my story is:
1 month ago had protected sex with sex worker.
I was drunk and had low erection so condom was moving, but still covered my boy's head , then girl gave me handjob and then I changed condom. Anyway I got genital herpis and... Read more »

Dispute over how long to wait 3 months or 2 weeks

Posted by arc3506, 5 Replies
Hi, its been awhile since I've had to worry about getting tested for HIV. Well, did something stupid and now I'm going to. Can't believe what a dumb *&% I am. My doctor, who is a specialist in infectious diseases, told me that now getting an... Read more »

waiting for my test results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi everybody. i went in for my 3 month HIV test this morning. now i have to wait for the results to come back. this is a terrible period of tim.e so many thoughts are going through my head; what will i do if they are positive? i have no insurance.... Read more »