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Painful Ejaculation During Window Period

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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
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a 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?... Read more »

Will this surgery affect the hiv window period??

Hi I had a recent surgery on Dec. 23, 2011, called endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) which... Read more »
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Sex during the Window Period.

Posted by anxietyboy, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any advice regarding sex during the window period.

I'm at 9 weeks so far. Tested neg at 25 days.

So far have abstained from sex, but it may happen this weekend with someone I care about very much. The last thing I want to do is put... Read more »

the window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
please can someone define for me the window period. I had a sexual exposure and I had a test at 5 month and it was negative. It was an anonymous test. The nurse told me that this is enough, because an HIV test are required at 3 month. When I... Read more »

just need a little help in my "window period"

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know that I have to wait several more weeks for a definative test....but I have a quick question. I really haven't had any "symptoms" so to speak, not that that matters really, but not having them is helping me exist through the waiting period. ... Read more »

Skeptical about window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
About the window period...I am skeptical of the current party
line, that the window period for becoming antibody-positive is
six months max. I had sex with someone in Sept 96, and within two
days became feverish and fluey. Fever 101 lasted six... Read more »