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Red Eyes During Window Period

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Can Oral sex increase window period?

Words cant justify the Job you are doing here helping ppl out of their miseries. Thanks for all the help you are providing us.I would love to donate for ur charity.Can i donate from an Asian country ...if yes...please tell me how...??? As for my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Can oral sex increase the window period? No, of course not. If it did most gay men in San Francisco would have window periods as long as the last ice age. Your HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. WOO-HOO!Can you donate... Read more »

Window period extending or just post-test anxiety?

Hello Dr. Frascino,Firstly, you are a rare and refreshing person with the intelligence, strength,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Should Gay Men Be Allowed to Donate Blood?

When the Red Cross arrived at the Library of Congress in 1998 for its annual blood donation drive, gay library employee Charles McMoore registered, then rolled up his sleeve to perform what he felt was a civic duty. As he sat before the nurse who... Read more »
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The AIDS Theatre Project

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Red Cross Calls for Equal Treatment of Gay Blood Donors

Thursday at a blood donation conference in Bethesda, Md., the American Red Cross joined other groups to petition a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel to relax guidelines that ban gay blood donors. Since 1985, FDA policy has prohibited any... Read more »
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Eye on the Finish Line

More than 700 people in Los Angeles are building their physical endurance by participating in the National AIDS Marathon Training Program. A fund-raising project benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles, the program began on May 1 and culminates with the... Read more »
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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 »

ARS symptoms and the correlation to seroconversion and window period? more responses please

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
So i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The most common question in last two years since this forum exist was and is about testing and window period (during the last four months I think I red hundreds of posts here going back to the begining).

I was journalist by prefoession and worked as... Read more »

CDC window period

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I know the regulars in this forum stick by the 3 month definitive window period along with many other reputable websites.

I called the CDC today to ask why they would even suggest a 6 month test despite all the data that is out there that indicates... Read more »