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When Is The Best Time To Be Tested For HIV

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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 mouth. 2 weeks later i had flu symptoms which lasted for a long time. since however i fully never recovered, i have a feeling in my throat for over a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is unlikely that you are the world's first case of HIV infection through receiving oral sex. Many people visit this forum worrying about the similar fate, but none have reported being Read more »

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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV Testing Program in China

...the hiccups of a less-than-perfect arrangement, but we expected that," said Ray Yip, who runs the foundations China effort. HIV/AIDS advocate Tong Ge, who the New York Times reports has advised the Gates Foundation, said, "So much of the Gates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Times Examines Test Aimed at Detecting Potential HIV/AIDS Vaccines

... The London Times on Monday examined a test that aims to identity the "best potential AIDS vaccine from among other less promising products." Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Data Show MSM Five Times More Likely to Test HIV-Positive if They Used Crystal Meth

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Rapid HIV Testing, Debate Over OTC Use; Newsweek Profiles OraSure CEO, Oral HIV Test

... The New York Times on Saturday examined rapid HIV testing -- which has become the center of the U.S. strategy to prevent the disease and some Read more »
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HIV testing time

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...after a possible exposure and that I would not have to be tested again (I was neg). But I have read on some websites, that HIV could show up up to a year after possible exposure. Who do I believe? I have not had any possible exposure since... 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 to sooth our worries. The CDC (Center for Disease Read more »

Did she make a mistake?

Posted by Anonymous
...I went to the doctor and testet for HIV and Hepatits (12 weeks). She only took one blood sample (in one glass). When I did my 6 weeks test I remember she used two glasses. Read more »

Scared..need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...been in a long-term relationship with my current girlfriend for close to 3 years. We've had a lot of unprotected during this time. Recently she and I decided to start a family and we both agreed that we should be tested for HIV before doing so.... Read more »