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How Early Can HIV Be Detected In The Body

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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Osteonecrosis Osteonecrosis causes pain in the joints, usually in the hip area. At first the pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though you cannot control some of the things that lead to bone disease, you can control your diet. The mineral...
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Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

Look at the article from http://www.hivsymptomsonline.com/seroconversion.html is information correct? i have negative hiv test uot to 18 months but i am concerned about the conclusiveness of the results! Your comment on the articleSeroconversionThe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...They are trying to say that symptoms related to HIV may take seven years or longer to manifest. The detection of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood (seroconversion), however, occurs in the vast majority of people within four to six weeks after HIV... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a protein-rich food is consumed, it is broken down into amino acids, which are reassembled to create enzymes, hormones, and bodily tissues. Most nutrition experts recommend that protein should contribute about 15-20% of the total calories in a... Read more »

Will person experiencing ARS HAS Detectable Anti bodies in the body (ELISA)? Another question inside which will help everyone in this forum!

Hi Dr, just a very simple question because i have been tested at the 4 weeks mark. I read from CDC that average for detection to occur is as early as 4 weeks.Ok, (1) Will elisa test pick up antibodies when someone is going through ARS (Rash...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would still miss a significant number of people who ultimately will test positive. So, as I've said many times before, HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be definitive or conclusive.As for ARS symptoms,... Read more »

the man who's body defeated HIV, please read

hi Doctorim from England,i have included a link on a guy from the uk that defeated the HIV virushttp://www.publicity-agent.co.uk/press_cuttings.asp?rc=1&i=17this was all over the press at the time. he tested posotive twice.the hospital wants him...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suggesting he cured his HIV with vitamin supplements. Stimpson said that in 2003 and 2004 he received multiple negative HIV antibody tests and undetectable viral load tests, after previously receiving one indeterminate and two positive antibody... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

...breast size) in a few people. Drugs like Arimidex, an estrogen blocker, or switching from Sustiva can help those who are in early stages of this problem. Fat burners are being promoted by some TV commercials. But they have not been shown to... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...beginning with minor cell changes. For women, a simple pap smear is used to detect these cell changes in the cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...many GYN conditions do not have obvious symptoms and can get worse without your realizing it. Detection and treatment in the early stages can prevent a GYN condition from progressing. Tell your doctor about any problems you are experiencing and... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...he also said that he's been a professional for over 30 years and has never seen a person with hiv develop skin problems at an early stage specially after two and a half months..im currently waiting for the 13 week period mark to get tested again... Read more »

WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."window-period" and how long is it? This is the time between original infection with HIV and the appearance of Detectable antibodies to the virus, normally a period of about 14-21 days. Read more »

VDRL

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...result was negative for HIV and 1:16 ratio for VDRL. My doctor says this can be cured. My worry is that can HIV infection in early stage show +ve for VDRL test? Can someone help me. I'm now is week 5-6 Read more »

Getting Pregnant

Posted by orange01, 2 Replies
...I am looking for advice. My boyfriend and I are HIV +. We have been talking about the possiblity of having a baby. I am taking atripla and he is not on any meds right now. I Read more »