May 17, 1999
Thank you for your service. I have read that the reason people do not develop HIV antibodies is that they already have a compromised immune system resulting from advanced AIDS or other diseases that impair the immune system. If this is true, is it correct to assume that normal healthy people will always develop HIV antibodies within the accepted "window period" time frame thus making the HIV antibody tests extremely accurate?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
That would be my take on it. MH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- What Percentage Of Men Become Infected With Chlamydia And Have No Symptoms?
- What Percent Of People Have Herpes?
- What Is The Difference Between Herpes And Shingles?
- What Happens When You Take The Hpv Vaccine But Already Have Genital Warts?
- What Can You Take After You Have Shingles To Keep From Getting It Again?
- What Are The Chances Of Getting Herpes Or Warts From A Safe Exposure With A Prostitute?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.