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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...away. When to start anti-HIV (also called antiretroviral ) medications depends on: your overall health how well your immune system is working ( CD4 count ) the amount of virus in your blood ( viral load ) You and your doctor will determine the best time to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your...
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HIV Result inconclusive

Hi Doctor, hope you can help me, I am going crazy, On March 17th I took an HIV test which came inconclusive, my Doctor contacted me last week as I am applying for permanent residency and need to be healthy to be approved, I had the H1N1 vaccination...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test result. More specific confirmatory testing should be able to quickly sort out this confusion. As for your doctor not talking to you, what's up with that? I suggest you fire your doctor (and tell her why you are leaving her... Read more »

non specific binding

Dr. Bob, my results were negative, and I am thankful but for some reason I feel that my life is different now. I still feel a deep sad feeling in my heart for everyone and the state that we are moving. I pray for us all. You are doing such a good...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in 20 minutes with my saliva. The test came back negative and so did my partners. I am prayerful that the finer test that the doctor does will show the same results. Its states that the saliva test is 99.6% accurate. Is this correct? Thank you... Read more »

non specific binding to the nitrocellulose strip

Thank you so much for answering my questions. Your dedication is outstanding and for that I know that God will grant you supernatural favor and long life as you are helping his children. Let me tell you that while I am waiting for the 3rd refined...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stripSep 20, 2008 Dr Frascino, I feel like I am in a nightmare and cant wakeup. My 2nd test came back the same as the first non specific binding to the nitrocellulose strip. The test was HIV 1/2 and something with a reflux. What is the chances of... Read more »

non specific binding

I just want to send a heartfelt thank you, thank you, thank you Dr. Frascino. My definitive results were indeed NEG! I thank God! You are an angel w/o wings :) I am not sure what happended with those uninterpretable results twice. They had to send...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Also, I want to remind you to please "pay it forward." That means take what you learned here and help spread the word about HIV/AIDS prevention, awareness, education, testing and treatment. Together our "concerted efforts" can and will make a... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...to HIV and experience symptoms consistent with seroconversion (flu-like symptoms), can request a viral load test from their doctor in addition to the HIV antibody test. This may help identify HIV infection during the window period (before HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...Completing tasks Getting lost in familiar places Forgetting telephone numbers Simple math Bring this log to discuss with your doctor as soon as possible. Even if you feel there is an explanation for the problems, it is important to tell your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...should result in more general HIV testing in the US. You can arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800)... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 ... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...Atlanta and SisterLove in Atlanta to offer a public service on top of our normal operations. Here's what we have so far: HIV-Specific Price List If you know of other HIV forums we can contact, please send us a message or reply to this thread... Read more »

where to find a hiv specialist for pregnant women in Atlanta area

Posted by nandi26, 1 Reply
...Im looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »

Non-specific?????????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested negative for hiv and syphillis, hep b,c past six month period but have several strange markings like bruises(red spots) on palms of hand and soles Read more »