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Why no immediate HIV test yet?

I've always wondered why an immediate HIV test has not been produced? If you could test a sex partner and get a result immediately, this would help prevent HIV infections. I understand that someone can have HIV before it shows up on a test;...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This is not a legal issue, but rather "lack of technology." Testing for HIV is a rather complex process!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Immediate help please

Hi doctor Robert, I was just informed by someone who I had sex that she has HIV. For the past month... Read more »

Possible exposure and immediate symptoms?

What a wonderful forum, its been a god send to HIV+ members of my family and for that I thank you.A... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Millions of Children Living With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries Need Immediate Access to Treatment, Group Says

There is an immediate need for the provision of antiretroviral therapy developed for children, including smaller pills and combination therapies, as well as enhanced medical training to provide care to HIV-positive children in developing countries,... Read more »
International AIDS Society

IAS Urges New Focus on ART as Prevention, Calls for Immediate Global Action and Funding for Universal Access to HIV Therapy

Geneva, Switzerland -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) today saluted the World Health Organization (WHO) for its focus on scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) as prevention as well as for treatment. The WHO consultation that concluded today... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Quebec Medical Association Adopts Policy Requiring Doctors to Disclose HIV Status to Immediate Supervisors

The Quebec Medical Association has adopted a policy requiring HIV-positive doctors to disclose their status to employers, Dr. Andre Senikas of the association said on Wednesday, CP/Yahoo! News reports (Levesque, CP/Yahoo! News , 2/4). The... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH-Funded Studies Show Benefits of Immediate Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV-Infected Infants

What Results from two studies presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle demonstrate the importance of identifying and treating HIV-infected infants within the first year of life both to... Read more »
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Immediate Infection Treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had condom failure, is there a "morning after" treatment to prevent HIV? Read more »

The nurse said I had to be immediate family!

Posted by Anonymous
hi,.. somehow i find this uncomfortable, yet oddly at ease with
typing into a blank screen. to vent my frustration, anger, and
denial as to what has occured to me... i can feel your hurt, and
times i once again felt all alone. here's my story..... Read more »

To test or not to test...

Posted by Bruda, 1 Reply
I'll get the test, eventually. But it is anything but easy. Why? It is not available confidentially in the country I'm in. If tested and found positive one is immediately expelled from the country (non-citizens, that is, who make up over 80% of the... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
m 21 yr old, i resently had an incident which exposed me to ghonorea. got treated n m very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear... Read more »