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... s of antibodies but also because this tests also look for a specific antigen that is present before the production of the antibodies, so what is said is that the window period for this type of tests is as little as 4 weeks. ... (10 replies)
... How can people in 2014 say that hiv takes 3 years to be detected in antibody tests ? ... (7 replies)
... ed in a standard test, it's rare but some people can take up to 3 months, so that is why only a 3 month test is conclusive, so as you can see you are conclusivly HIV negative. ... (9 replies)

... Second, it delay the window period, so it will be considerably longer before you can test to know whether you were infected. ... (11 replies)
Finally Tested
Sep 5, 2014
... HIV 2 has the same window period as HIV 1 but HIV 2 is so rare, most HIV experts have never come across a case. HIV is mainly confined to east Africa. ... (7 replies)
Finally Tested
Sep 5, 2014
... Regarding the 1st question the answer is no, that is not how HIV and HIV testing works, HIV mutates, but does not change strains, all strains of HIV will be detected in HIV tests. The answer to the second question is yes, HIV 1 and 2 have the same window period, but HIV 2 is very rare in the US. ... (7 replies)
Finally Tested
Sep 4, 2014
... Thanks Apollo! One last question for you regarding HIV. Since it HIV mutates could it potentially be a non-detectable type? Also my test did look for HIV-2 but I believe the early test only looked for HIV-1. Is the window period for HIv-2 and HIV-1 the same? (7 replies)
... There are only 2 types of HIV, 1 and 2 although HIV is very rare indeed and confined to a few selected parts of Africa. ... (6 replies)
Hiv tests
Aug 19, 2014
... re right. But many infection dr in turkey, they say if you contacted the infected fluids you would infect. I know maybe most of them never seen and never treated hiv positive. In turkey hiv is very rare. Official numbers are hiv positive only 8 thousand people since 1985. Sure much more than 8 thousand. ... (10 replies)
Window period
Jul 12, 2014
... You NEVER had a risk from protected sex. It did NOT start a window period. ... (15 replies)
Window period
Jul 11, 2014
... yeah i know kszan but like i said i know the status of second girl which is no HIV but the first one, i dont know the status.. ... (15 replies)
Window period
Jul 10, 2014
... When were you in a "window period", your first thread was not a risk of hiv? (15 replies)
Window period
Jul 10, 2014
... hi guys..i have question..having sex in the window period can affected hiv result? ... (15 replies)
... I would like to agree with you. But the problem is I had a pain in my anus like none other before. True I did have pain a few months ago when drinking in that area but it was different and not as long lasting. In fact I decided to test drinking again 2 nights ago to see if I could get the pain again. Well all I had was rum but I drank twice as much. I didn't have any pain... (11 replies)
... You cant be in a window period when its quite evident this is nothing more than paranoia on your part. ... (11 replies)
... seems like I would have fought back during the rape or something if it happened. It really is frustrating trying to figure this out. I wish I was already in the window period for hiv testing but it only happened 2 weeks ago. ... (11 replies)
... am too chicken. I think I will give myself the Oraquick tonight at 86 days post. Also, the reason I am still nervous is because I took the other test within the window period, i.e. ... (6 replies)
... antigen. The guy who conducted the test told me that 7 weeks is enough since the kit that they used reduced the window period from 3 months to a month since it is a 4th generation one and can be considered as conclusive. I got tested and it came out NEGATIVE. ... (5 replies)
Window period
Jul 11, 2014
... How do you know your unprotected partner was HIV negative? ... (15 replies)
Rapid hiv test
Jul 11, 2014
... i recently had a rapid hiv test done,,,, this was well outside the window period( about 2 years) i suffer with anxiety and depression and am currently waiting a referral to see a psych.. The test came back negative.... i have not put myself at any risks prior to the test so can i say it is conclusively negative and it is just my anxiety playing up . many thanks (1 replies)

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