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Who Should Retest In The 6th Month

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3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3? Mar 1, 2010Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure... Read more »

3 month and 6 month test guidelines for occupational and non-occupational exposures

Dr. Vegas here again. Another question. I have the impression from reading your forum and from... Read more »

Still freaking out after a 5 month and 6 month negative result!

I was in a relationship with someone that lasted about 4 months. We would have sex regularly with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southern Africa: AIDS Scientists Call for Month of Sex Abstinence -- Campaign "Could Cut New Transmissions by 45 Percent"

... A month-long period of sexual abstinence could be a viable cultural approach to stopping new HIV infections, two epidemiologists suggest. Read more »
AIDS.gov

Assistant Secretary Dr. Howard Koh Highlights Drug Prevention Month

... Watch the video Last month, Dr. Howard Koh , Assistant Secretary for Health, spoke with R. Gil Kerlikowske , Director of the Office of National Drug Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estonia: 222 Persons Diagnosed With HIV in Seven Months

... Data from the National Health Board show that Estonia registered 222 new HIV cases in the first seven months of 2010, including 28 in July. Most of the newly diagnosed patients live in East-Viru County. New HIV cases have been trending Read more »
The Body

Three Months and Thirteen Days

...parents are first generation immigrants from Asia and they have done their best to provide for me. I am also HIV-positive. Three months and 13 days is not the amount of time I have been sober; it is the length of time I have been with my... Read more »
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3 months vs. 6 months

Posted by bigdogdog
...my recent visit to the local clinic they said to come back at 12 weeks and then if that test is negative to still return at 6 months for a final test. According to the nurse doing the tests she said that the Dr's at this clinic adhere to the... Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my Read more »

3 months or 6 months?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i had unprotected vaginal sex Jan 2004, and i tested negative at 84 days (3 months). should i retest at 6 months? I am still getting pain in lymph nodes. Read more »

3 months vs. 6 months window. Let's settle this!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Okay, if you had a QUESTIONABLE exposure it is 3 months. If you had sex with someone KNOWN or VERY LIKELY to have HIV, then your window period is 6 months. YOU CAN CLARIFY THIS WITH Read more »