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Time Frame From Sex To Testing For Herpes

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Time frame of testing for hep C

I had exposure to Hepatits C nine months ago.Sex with a female partner. Two months after contact I got really sick, sore thoat,weigth loss (11lbs) joint pain and white coating on tongue( not Thrush). The sore thoat went away, but I still have the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The HCV antibodies will usually appear by about 3 months or so. Heterosexual sex is not really a risk factor. It sounds like you had a cold. However you should use this occaison to get vaccinated for hepatitis A and B. Stay well and safe! DTD... Read more »

Time Frame on PCR Testing

Ryan, thank you for your time. I am a bisexual man and about 22 days ago my girlfriend, myself and... Read more »


I had sex with a girl who later told me that she is positive and has been on ART for about 1year... Read more »
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There Is No There There: The False Framing of HIV Criminalization Laws

Image courtesy of Earlier this week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) quietly released a new "HIV and Law" portal on their website, listing the states that currently have HIV-specific criminal exposure laws, as well as the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

3 by 5 Initiative "Probably Will Not" Meet Treatment Goals Within Time Frame, WHO Director General Says

The World Health Organization 's 3 by 5 Initiative goal of treating three million HIV-positive people with antiretroviral drugs by 2005 "probably will not" be met, WHO Director-General Jong-Wook Lee said in an interview last week, the CP/ Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis With HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Peru

Javier Lama from the Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion and colleagues surveyed and tested for HIV 3,280 men who have sex with men in Peru and found an HIV prevalence of 13.9% in the group, a herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of 46.3%... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States: Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics and Prevalence of HIV and HSV-2 Infection: Results From National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2006

The team undertook the current study to describe demographic and behavioral characteristics, together with HIV and herpes simplex virus type 2 infections, among men who have sex with men (MSM) identified through a population-based nationally... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

symptoms time frame?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi, i had risky unprotected sex with a woman 3 months ago. after about 3 weeks i developed general but strong symptoms.. fatigue, sore throat, fever, etc. Now, after 3 months i'm experiencing daily diarrhea (everyday for over 1 week now) and mild... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
I've been very concerned lately because 6-8 months ago (could have been as early as 4 months ago) I noticed a small white spot on the side of my tongue. Initially I didn't think anything of it and thought it was something that I ate or a change... Read more »