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Sore Testicles During Window Period

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Infected after 'protected' hand-job & boob-job. I challenge you dr.bob, testing after window period will prove you are wrong!(YET ANOTHER IM POSITIVE IM POSITIVE WHO HASNT TESTED POSITIVE, 2010)

Hi Dr.Bob;Hope you are well. Thank you for your contiued help and support and thank you for your kindness and immense patience! I can only imagine what it must be like dealing with all sorts of HIV realated fears and issues given your own "virally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have. The condom could have failed without my realising it. I guess abstinence is the only sure way to escape this nightmare!My testicles are swollen and somewhat enlarged, my thymus area is tender and somewhat enlarged, my throat doesnt hurt at... Read more »

2nd Generation Rapid Test and Window Period

Dr. BobAfter making a mistake on the number of days since an episode of unprocted vaginal sex with... Read more »

Please Answer! Window Period for anti-HCV test

Exactly 178 days after a risky exposure (sexual encounter with female possible IV user) I took a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...with HIV, it usually 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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is because the immune system can take anywhere from two to eight weeks to make antibodies. If you are tested in this "window period," you may get an unclear result or a false negative. There is another type of test called the RNA test, which... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...tired. Anemia can be caused by certain HIV drugs. Women may alsoexperience anemia as a result of blood loss through menstrual periods. White blood cells(leukocytes) White blood cells (WBCs) are produced by the immune system... Read more »
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whats the window period for testing I was raped

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...another man it happen 20 months ago I have tested with elisa and rnma and western blot and hiv dna also was neg . thanks god bless Read more »

WINDOW PERIOD AND TEST "THE REAL QUESTION"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...PRUNE THE TRANQUILITY TO GIVE, TO THIS WHICH SPENDING (PASSING) THIS DISTRESS?????? And ANOTHER QUESTION PEP DOES NOT AFFECT THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, DOES NOT SLOW DOWN THE APPEARANCE OF ANTIBODIES?? NER THE FEAR OF HAVING BEING INFECTED, Read more »

Weak Tests & Window Period Myths

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...thing: I would feel a lot more reassured with these tests if there was any sort of documentation regarding this supposed window period. There is almost none, just some outdated studies with small sample sizes is all I can find. This is crazy. Why... Read more »

Hiv window period for testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
...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 I have did few hiv rna etst at 4 weeks and 8 weeks and 12... Read more »