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When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get HIV/AIDS. When do you think I should do the test. I have heard 6 months is maximum period for the HIV test to come positive. If after 6 months I test...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...First of all the likelihood of your contracting HIV is very low since you did use a condom. To answer your question: an HIV (antibody) test starts to turn positive (assuming exposure Read more »

HIV and AIDS Test

Will you test positive for HIV if you already have AIDS? Also, what you have persistent cough and... Read more »

Is there HIV/AIDS symtoms without testing positive

Dr. Holodniy,I have heard and read up about peoples developing HIV/AIDS symtoms without testing... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Tests for An AIDS Vaccine

...researchers came across a group of prostitutes in Nairobi's Majengo area who, despite repeated exposure to the virus, never contracted HIV. Other CDC News for March 7, 2001 Primary Genotypic and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: HIV/AIDS Testing

...Several events planned throughout the state this month seek to highlight the impact of AIDS on African Americans and provide free HIV testing. Blacks represent 30 percent of South Carolina's population but account for 73 percent of its recently... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Starts Testing Program for HIV/AIDS in Afghanistan

...The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it was planning to survey the level of HIV/AIDS and STDs in Afghanistan and to encourage pre-transfusion testing of donated blood. "There is little information on the number Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi Plans to Launch Pilot Project That Will Provide Individual Household HIV/AIDS Testing, Official Says

...National AIDS Commission in November or December is planning to launch a pilot project in Zomba, Malawi, that will provide HIV/AIDS testing to individual households, Bizwick Mwale, executive director of NAC, said on Friday, Malawi's Nation ... Read more »
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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear before 3 months after infeection. so have to wait for 3 months n do another test. that... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »