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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,"Regular" blood tests do not detect HIV/AIDS. You will need an HIV-specific test to determine if you are HIV positive or not. I don't know where you are writing from, but if you cannot afford and HIV screening test, there may well... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAIDS is a late manifestation of HIV infection. Thus, the HIV tests will be positive if someone has AIDS.... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Whether a health care worker gets tested for HIV is up to the medical advisory board of the hospital where the person practices, if their work location is a hospital. To my knowledge, the only health care workers whose practices may be restricted or... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous1. How many Chalmydia cases take place in the US every
2. It is 10 times easier for a woman to get HIV than a man. True or False ?
3. How many sexually transmitted diseases are there ?
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Posted by AnonymousAnyone who thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested.
In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY".
This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousGetting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more than one infection.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesof death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »
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