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I Have Malaria Does That Mean I Have Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rwanda to Give $1 Million to UN Fund Fighting AIDS, Malaria

The Rwandan government will donate $1 million to the UN fund set up to combat AIDS, TB and malaria, officials said Thursday. "Although its means are limited, Rwanda pledges to release this money because AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria are a serious... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Countries Must Work Together to Defeat AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

"Liberia and Sweden might seem to be worlds apart. But in today's interconnected world, the challenge of defeating poverty, gender inequality and infectious diseases is truly part of a single universal aspiration," Liberia's President Ellen... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Global Fund Approves $2.4 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

At their meeting last week, the directors of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria approved its second-largest round of grants to fight the diseases. Recommended funding totaled $2.4 billion over two years, $350 million less than last year's... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Malaria & AIDS

What are the complications of untreated malaria in AIDS patients?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The same as they would be in HIV-s. Depending on the type of malaria, the infection might relapse. Enlarged livers and spleens, anemia, and periodic bouts of high fever with relapses can also be seen.... Read more »

Malaria and HIV False Positive

I have read that preexisting conditions can cause HIV false positive results. I was diagnosed HIV positive in 1991 and I have malaria as well. I have never been sick and continue to work 3 jobs. Is it psosible that I have been misdiagnosed?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You don't indicate what tests were performed then that were positive and whether any such tests (particularly a HIV western blot) have been repeated, and whether your CD4 count and viral load have been monitored actively since.... Read more »

Malaria test?

At one point, I had v. high viral loads of HIV (677,000) and HCV(9.9 million), also HBV and Epstein-Barr..... After Atripla and Ziagen( now off Ziagen totally) my HIV quickly went undetectable ...and according to tests and retests my HBV is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sounds like you have had great responses to HIV and HBV treatment. You don't indicate when you had malaria in the past, what kind of malaria it was, and what kind and whether you received treatment. There are some forms if not properly treated... Read more »

HIV/HCV/Epstein-Barr/Malaria

Greetings Dr. M! I'm HIV+ (undetectable on Atripla), cleared HVC at 4 weeks, now w/ 10 weeks to go (38 done)on pegylated interferon/copegus. I had very high levels of Epstein_Barr virus found w/ non-Hodgkin's lymphoma large cell B (in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You have multiple good news points:1. You have a non-detectable viral load on Atripla2. You are responding beautifully to HCV treatment and have a high chance of cure due to the rapid response at 4 weeks.3. You are in remission for lymphoma. Since... Read more »
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I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »

just wondering/what do you mean/clinical??

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
well, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »

Numbers don't mean anything.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »

What does this test name mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i am negative but wanted to ask something.

on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA

it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?

what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »