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One Year Negative Test Window Period

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Window period

i had unprotected sex 16 months back, after window period of i year i had taken all the tests like Elisa, westeron blot and Hiv dna pcr all test results are non reactive, but i had taken indian based ART(Sidda) treatment with mis guidance of sidda...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If you have a negative ELIZA and WB and an undetectable DNA PCR one year after a potential exposure, you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative, Read more »

Does it not show up during window period?

Hello Doc,I was exposed 14months back (by oral sex) and from the last four months I have got myself... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...Confidential, Anonymous and Names-Based Reporting Testing Believing Your HIV Test Results Should I believe my repeated negative test results, even though I keep experiencing symptoms? Is there a difference between six months and 24... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during pregnancy can lower the chance of passing HIV to her baby. If you test HIV-negative you can take steps to stay that way. You can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
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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 »

Hiv window period for testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
...Hi I was at risk and I had two exposers within same months from raped but all my testing negative my gf she is neg and I was corcern about will she miss up my testing period . I been tested from two weeks two 19 months negative Read more »

window period everyone

Posted by bovvylee, 2 Replies
...months? How accurate is the test after, say, six weeks? Unfortunately, we simply don't know. Think about this: if you got a negative test at six weeks, would you believe it? Would it make you less anxious? If so, then go for it. But to be... Read more »

Window period fake?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Serious doubt about this so called window period. More concerned about those who says that 3 months is conclusive when studies clearly show that its not. See the attachments. Read more »