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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Concensus is 4 weeks: Both biological principles of the test and expert opinion favor 28 days. Few if any HIV experts report ever having a patient with new HIV who didn't h ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Conclusive: These results are conclusive for both HVI1 and HIV2. But you're always free to have another test if you like. However, HIV2 is almost absent in N ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Best HIV Testing: If there is a high risk exposure the newer HIV dna or RNA viral testing can pick up the infection by 21 days. Remember if you do have a high risk e ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
3-6 months: Standard HIV screening tests actually test for the presence of antibodies that the body makes to fight the HIV virus. The period of time for the body ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Misunderstanding: Hiv has no window. An exposed individual will experience infection fully within fourteen to twenty one days after exposure. A good HIV viral test wi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV antibody Testing: It is three to six months.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
HIV window: We used to say that the window was 30 days but the newer more sensitive laboratory 3rd elisa tests can detect antibody reliably at 15 days (some as ea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
2-6 wks-months.: Most people show antibody readings at about 2-6 weeks after HIV infection, however antibodies may not become detectable until after several months of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No: There is no documented medical evidence to confirm any homeopathic treatment.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV: I am going to probably sound a bit irritated. Why are you asking the same question over and over with various twists? Why are you arguing with good, v ... Read More

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