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Is A 3 Month Test Accurate

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3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3? Mar 1, 2010Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure... Read more »

3 months tridot

dr bob is 3 months tridot test is accurate? please tell me may allah bless you to be healthy... Read more »

Why ????????????????????????????????? (3 MONTHS VS 6 MONTHS)

Hi, and thank you for all the hope you are spreading, I guess hope is the ultimate gift a person... Read more »
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...went to a hematologist, Dr. Gero Hütter, in Berlin and was treated with the standard drugs for this type of leukemia. Seven months later, this patient experienced a relapse of his leukemia. (And that's not uncommon; that happens maybe 50... Read more »
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... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated Read more »
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I am worried my 3 month test isnt accurate.

Posted by Worried12, 11 Replies
...questions. I think I have an anxiety disorder, and I will seek help when this HIV thing is resolved. I was tested at nearly 4 months, but I have heard it is possible to not be accurate until 6 months. I dont know what kind of test it was. Just a... Read more »

why 3 months

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...why do they say 3 months is conclusive why isnt 4-6 weeks good enough the tests have to be updated and give results that are 100% accurate everyone is Read more »

Six Months/Three Months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The truth is that if you don't test beyond 3 months, then you are leaving a *significantly* higher risk than if you do. Many people can live with a 1-5% risk of HIV infection and Read more »

What is with 3 months vs 6 months? Get Dr. Bob!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I am so confused why Dr. Bob say 6 months if you are exposed to known + HIV person. Also, many here seems to support 6 months, while some do support 3 months. This is Read more »