HIV Prevention Community
indow period
About This Community:

If you believe you have been exposed to HIV and want help to judge your risk, would like advice about HIV testing, or have questions about the effectiveness of condoms or risks associated with specific sexual practices, this is the site for you.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

indow period

Guys,

can anyone informed me what the 3 months window period mean, is it 90 days or 12 weeks?

tx
12 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
580755_tn?1357673215
Yes, all of those.
Blank
480448_tn?1426952138
Both add up to 3 months' it doesn't matter.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
so, if i take a test at 12 weeks period (84 days) it would be as conclusive as 90 days? the 6 days difference would not make any difference in the test result?
Blank
4202320_tn?1366275800
yes it will not change , can we know your exposure
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
My exposure is unprotected vaginal intercourse with a csw in indonesia.

I already had a pcr rna and an hiv antibody test at 40 days and the result is negative for the antibody and undetectable for the PCR RNA test  (dr hhh say that its conclusive), but for comfort and to be on the safe side i'll take another one at the 84 days period (this Thursday). I'm a little bit nervous since there's a small red rash under both of my armpit that shown at 10 weeks period, hope that is not an acute hiv rashes.

thank you for the information guys.

regards,
Blank
580755_tn?1357673215
ARS does not show that late.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
tx vance, i read about that also, just a little bit nervous since i never had any rash before, and this two shown up at the same time, at least in another three days i can get tested and have a conclusive result afterwards.

Tx again
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Dear community members, i miscalculated my window period i got tested at 82 days (2 days before the 12 weeks mark), should i get tested again?
Blank
186166_tn?1385262982
84 days is conclusive...your test WONT change in two days
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
So i don't need to get retested and my 82 days test result is conclusive? tx b4 for your answer lizzie
Blank
480448_tn?1426952138
Like lizzie said, a few days makes NO difference.  Your result is completely conclusive.

You're obviously spending a LOT of time thinking about this.  I would recommend keeping yourself busy and distracted with other things.  Time to let this go now.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
yes indeed, its been bugging me a lot, thank you for the advise nursegirl i'll find i way to keep me busy rather than to think about this. I'll receive my test result tomorrow, wish me luck, and thank you for the responses.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
HIV Prevention Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top HIV Answerers
366749_tn?1370585676
Blank
diver58
Karachi, Pakistan
12438609_tn?1426088763
Blank
alpha_index9
India
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Midnight_Sun
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Sharkboy67
London, United Kingdom
186166_tn?1385262982
Blank
LIZZIE LOU
Auburn, AL
13669311_tn?1430966458
Blank
JamesD1991
Winston-Salem, NC