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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Picking Your Nose Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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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
...eposure at a strip club in SF. I received an uprotected blowjob and did rapid test bout 14 weeks after the exposure which was negative. Can I take this as conclusive and do a woohooo? I see in some of your answers you say test at 3 and 6 months.... Read more »

what is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?

Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure at a strip club... Read more »

more of a comment than a question (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS, 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,It's Rob here again (president of the ex-worried well club). So I've started... Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...are not eligible for drug co-pay programs. These co-pay programs are the direct result of several years of intense work and negotiations between the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry. The FPC,... 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 »

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include burning, tingling, or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs; chills; ear, nose, or throat problems; fever; muscle aches; nausea; pale skin; severe stomach pain; skin rash; unusual tiredness... Read more »
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My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will probably get Read more »

to dreamer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Pealing skin on hands Ear infection lasting 2 month Eye infection lasting 1 month But still 6 week 3 month 5 month 7 month neg and 8 month PCR neg My Doc says these are not HIV symptoms as they are too severe and have lasted too long. Well if... Read more »

HIV is it in ME Please Help ME

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...went through every ARS symptoms you will read about. OK test are as follows: 13 ELISA tests since week 1 to 5 months all negative!! 3 RNA VL tests 1.0 ultra sensative to 50 copies undetected. p24 at 42 days negative. 3... Read more »

i need everyones help with ths one please

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...TESTING-----PROVIRAL DNA by PCR done at 12, 18,20,30, 41, and 52 days post exposure all NOT-DETECTED. P24 antigen test at 42 days NEGATIVE. EIA antibody test at 7,30,42,52, and last at 60 days all NEGATIVE. RNA by PPCR UNDETECTED at 52... Read more »