... Thanks for responding so quickly!:)
Last question i have is, what is the regular "window period" after which AB are able to be detected.
Also on this topic "opnions" differ a lot, some say 2-6 weeks others 8-12 weeks and in between.
I am feeling a lot more relaxed since the regular doctors here in Holland are not reallly able to answer these kind of questions.
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... Does anybody know the window period of HIV 2? ... (8 replies)
... t show up on the antibody test as the window period for it is 3 months? ... (1 replies)
... Appropriate HIV serology will be carried out according to the information provided above. Reactive screen tests will be confirmed with supplemental testing and western blot. ... (7 replies)
... Is the CDC really starting issuing new testing guidelines for duo test? Sorry I'm just curious
Guys, thank you very much for all your helps. But you know, almost everyone in the situation like me loses their nerves and so do I. I still have a little anxiety. Oh God please help me for once... (14 replies)
... esent and detectable. The US CDC recently recognized this, and issued new testing guidelines based on 4th generation tests. In the US, the CDC would consider you HIV negative based on the tests that you took. ... (14 replies)
... 12 weeks is still the official time scale for testing and personally that's what I go by, as you notice in all my posts.
The reality is, anything test past 8 weeks wont change. 6 weeks tests are more or less conclusive, but there is a 0.1% it may, which to be honest isn't worth the concern, but it could be possible although I have never heard of a 6 week test changing,... (14 replies)
... So you mean the window period for hiv testing in Japan is 8 weeks? ... (14 replies)
... ever, had a risk for HIV infection. If the condom broke, you wouldn't be here guessing whether it did. ... (12 replies)
... Do you think I am HIV free? ... (3 replies)
... All very worrying and all the unclear data you read on the window period doesn't help at all! ... (5 replies)
... Hello guys, few more concerns about hiv testing. ... (2 replies)
... and she said specifically that i am still in the MIDDLE of the window period. Honestly, she got me a lot more worried than i was before talking to her. ... (7 replies)
... i had unprotected sex with my wife , within the window period, if i am infected then i messed up her life. thats what is making me crazy. ... (7 replies)
... f luck, learn from this experience and be safe in the future, if you didn't alrealy you should also test for other std's, those are a lot easier to transmit than HIV and may not show visible symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... There are no symptoms specific to HIV infection, so HIV cannot be diagnosed by symptoms, the only way to know your status is to test after the window period. ... (6 replies)
I had my first sexual encounter with a man last week in which I gave a guy head, twice.
I've always been bi-curious so I finally gave it a shot. I didn't really enjoy it the first time, but knew the first time of everything sucks (no pun intended) so I tried it again the following afternoon with the same guy - hated it again. Just to be very clear I have an aversion... (2 replies)
... you wait out the window period ,you test,done. ... (20 replies)
... The majority of people that have actually been infected with HIV will test positive within about 3 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... ng for this incident, you can test at 3 months for peace of mind, but it is for peace of mind only, your result will be negative, if you still feel anxious about HIV after this I urge you to seek counseling. ... (6 replies)