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Unprotected Hetero Sex And 6 Month Negative Hiv Test

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Why is HIV testing not compulsory?

Good Morning Dr Bob,My 3 months' waiting period is up and whilst I'm still working on getting my courage together for getting tested after several risky encounters with my Ex (thank goodness he's an ex now!!),I have been thinking much about the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to know" you are HIV positive???? No, absolutely not. In fact what you don't know in that situation could kill you. Delayed HIV diagnosis is still the number one cause of HIV morbidity and premature HIV-related mortality. Knowledge is power! If... Read more »

What exactly is considered '3 months' and the world cup follow up

Hi,In regard to the questions below- is 3 months considered 12 weeks or 13 weeks? Does it make... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...California turned the CDC recommendations into law in 2007 with the passage of AB 682, which waives the need for written consent for HIV testing in this state. Widespread implementation of these recommendations would be especially beneficial to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

...diagnoses, AIDS diagnoses, and late diagnoses of HIV infection (defined as an AIDS diagnosis made ≤12 months from an initial HIV diagnosis) for persons diagnosed with HIV infection during 2001 - 2008 and reported to CDC through June 2009; these... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... Hep C treatment usually lasts from 3 to 12 months. The goal of HCV treatment is to get rid of the virus, and to stay virus-negative for six months after finishing treatment. This is called an SVR, or sustained virologic response, or a "cure."... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: HIV Counseling and Testing

...these groups: Immigrants entering the US and inmates of Federal prisons. Where Can I Get Tested for HIV? Many places offer HIV testing, including local health departments, private doctors' offices, university health services, hospitals,... Read more »
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do you really need a 6 month test?

Posted by stupidgirl, 3 Replies
...i was tested in august and was negative. i test two more times before that with the same results. it is now nine months from possible exposure and i haven't done the Read more »

Question regarding test results?

Posted by mimi26, 1 Reply
...exposures to unprotected sex with people of unkown status which has worried me. Can I trust this test and no that I am HIV Negative? Is it Definite? Thank you for your respone and have a happy holiday. Read more »

Can't take it anymore, self testing tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...decision I made 31 days before. I've been battling on and off with the notion that I may be postive, or may be, I in fact could be negative. 14 days after the exposure I did a home access test, which was negative. I know that this is neither... Read more »

testing note

Posted by mental_case
...suggestion) after the last time of having unprotected sex with my boyfriend (Dec. 6) and both the viral load as well as the HIV test results came out negative. The doctor said that given this status (only 2 weeks after Dec. 6) there is a 99%... Read more »