When Is The Best Time For Hiv Test

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Effective time for HIV testing

Hi Doc!Great site; thanks so much for what you do.I had a "whoopsie" at a club. I was drunk and kind of went along with a guy who wanted me to be the receptive anal partner in the men's room. The epitome of class, I know.After he inserted (I never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...think it's supercalifragilisticexpialidocious that your evaluations to date have all been negative, you still need a three-month HIV test.If you were indeed "living happily" with your unofficial, not definitive, negative-so-far, test results, you... Read more »

is it time to test for hiv

dear doctor,just over 1 year ago i had sex for the first time, i let someone put my penis in their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Recommendations for HIV Testing as Part of Routine Medical Care

...discuss their sexual activity if they are accompanied by parents, Branson said. He added that patients can benefit from early HIV diagnosis because early treatment is more effective and can delay progression to AIDS. In addition, HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV Testing Program in China

... The New York Times examines an HIV prevention program in China aimed at promoting blood screening that has led "more than 110,000 people" to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines California HIV Testing Bill

...on Thursday examined a California bill ( AB 1894 ) that requires health care plans operating in the state to pay for routine HIV testing. The bill was signed into law on Tuesday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) (Cathcart, New York Times ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Pilot HIV Testing Program in Emergency Departments

...examined a CDC pilot program that began Dec. 1, 2008, at three Connecticut hospital emergency departments and provides no-cost HIV testing to patients. Connecticut is one of 26 states participating in the program -- which offers testing... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV testing time

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...sexual encounter. The nurse at the clinic and the AIDS hotline, AND the CDC say that that 6 months is the correct length of time after a possible exposure and that I would not have to be tested again (I was neg). But I have read on some... Read more »


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 Read more »

no prayer request

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...prayer sorry for the post. I just thought it might help since prayer is all will have after and during the waiting time for hiv test and already diagnosed. I just wanted to help. I know churches have missionary program for people in africa but I... Read more »

False Positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...17 day's ago my 1st timeHIV test came back positive with the follow up Western blot Indterminate. Since that wasn't something my doctor was familiar with,he said Read more »