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What Is The Incubation Period For Shingles

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Incubation period for HIV.

Is there an incubation period for HIV?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes-- usually on the order of 10-21 days.... Read more »

Incubation Periods

Is there and incubation period between when you get Chlamydia and when you can pass it on to others?... Read more »

Incubation Period of Cryptococcal Meniningitis

What is the normal gestation period for cryptococcal meniningitis? From the time cryptococcal... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya, UN Warn Crisis Risks Incubating New AIDS Infections

On Thursday, officials with the UN and Kenya's National AIDS Control Program warned that ongoing unrest in the nation could prompt a new wave of HIV infections, threatening to erase the progress achieved so far. Of the 300,000 displaced Kenyans,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

Kenyan HIV patients have faced periodic shortages of critical drugs over the past six months, hampering their treatment and threatening to create drug-resistant strains of the virus, an advocacy group said Tuesday. Those few patients who can afford... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Sharply Cuts Risk of Shingles in Seniors, Study Finds

A Kaiser Permanente study of Zostavax shows the vaccine against herpes zoster can reduce the incidence of painful shingles outbreaks by 55 percent, even in the oldest populations. The varicella zoster virus causes chickenpox and shingles, and can... Read more »
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Incubation period

Posted by Anonymous
How come almost every people and doctors say that if you tested negative at 3 or 4 months your almost negative for sure at 6 months. This true or just percentages? Thank you very much.

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Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

About 6 months ago I had protected vaginal sex with a married man.....but unprotected oral (stupid!) sex. The man said he was tested for HIV as part of his invitro fertilization procedure for his wife. (Obviously I knew nothing of this at... Read more »

HIV can incubate ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a friend who insists that he was told by an AIDS center that HIV can incubate for up to a year before you test HIV+....is this true? I told him no, but he insists that it is a true fact... Read more »

Window period of 30 months

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies


I just seroconverted after 30 months since exposure. YES, 30 MONTHS. During this period my
viral load was always undetectable, I had a negative DNA PCR, a negative culture for HIV-1, but I always
felt sick and my... Read more »