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Incubation Period Of The Hiv Virus

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can HCV shorten HIV incubation period?

Hello doc. i Was diagnosed with HCV in 2006, negative for HIV (test was given approximately 7 months after last risky behavior).. i am confident that after 4 years of no symptoms (or risky behavior) and a negative HIV test shortly after the 24 week...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...infection would not alter your incubation period of viremia.I would not attribute any of your symptoms within a 24 hour period to HIV. Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Menstruation, Menopause and HIV

...Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America 30(4):711-29. December 1, 2003. Chirgwin, K. and others. Menstrual function in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women without acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Journal of Acquired Immune... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

...Kenyan HIV patients have faced periodic shortages of critical drugs over the past six months, hampering their treatment and threatening Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
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Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...people testing far out to 4 months and comes back negative but later tests come back positives(nothing straight forward as with HIV which every where it says 3 months) ..my Dr ordered a HTLV test and i will be getting the results by thursday or... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...WHAT IS AIDS AND WHAT CAUSES IT? * AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by a virus called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). INCUBATION PERIOD AND SYMPTOMS: * The HIV virus does not live for long outside the... Read more »