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Are Hiv Antibodies Present In Everybody

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Good Bye and Good luck to everybody.

Posted by joe, 2 Replies
I just got my results back, after having waited more than 6 months: HIV neg.
My story, to keep it short: protected sex with a West African sex worker. I knew at that time that this was low risk and I did not mind for the first 3 weeks when, at week... Read more »

Hi everybody

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi,Im a 32 years old gay guy from Madrid (Spain). I tested possitive five years ago and since Ive been receiving antiretroviral treatment. Ive recently discovered this site and am interested on meeting other guys (HIV poz or not) to talk about HIV... Read more »

why everybody should get a western blot

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
negative with symptoms? read these

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Hey everybody!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey guys, been a while. I hope everyone is doing well. I am going damn good myself. I am back in school and getting a divorce. Life could not be better. I hope confused, and everyone else are doing just as well. I guess you really do have to... Read more »

Thank you, everybody

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hi, I never thought I would be able to write this here, but I finally made it. I got my negative result from a reputable lab yesterday. I've read every single message that's available on this board since I had an unsafe encounter 3 months ago... Read more »
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Dr. Frascino, This is just to say thank you and you are truly a hero to many people. Yo really care. There should be more people like you in the world. You are truly the Greatest and loved by many. Thank you for all your hard work for so many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Cynthia,An angel sent from above??? Nah, I'm just your average cyber-sexpert doing my part to promote HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention with science-based facts and a bit of wicked fun. But thanks for your kind comments nonetheless!Be... Read more »

Is HIV- antibodies the best test to detect HIV+? (ELITE CONTROLLERS, 2010) (ELITE SUPPRESSORS, 2010)

I have a friend of mind who hasn't taken any medications for HIV since 2006 and has maintained 0 viral load and a maximum CD4 after he was decleared cured by a herbalist. He was very sick before then but he's been fine all this while going...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your friend was "decleared" cured by an herbalist? Hmm. Another herbalist curing HIV/AIDS? And he's not on the cover of TIME magazine? What's up with that? Sorry Charlie, I don't believe it. The cure for HIV/AIDS has not... Read more »

HIV Antibodies and other antibodies

I have been told that when someone has antibodies to a virus, he is protected or immune against that specific virus. And that normally vaccines work in this way, provoking an antibody reaction in the blood. However, this does not seem to be the case...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.When a person produces antibodies against a given infection, sometimes thoseantibodies are successful at getting rid of an infection, and sometimes not. Certain antibodies work well against some diseases (such as... Read more »

HIV I & II Antibody + HIV 1 p24 Ag by ECLIA test 13 weeks post possible exposure conclusive?

Hi there Dr Jacques. I had this HIV I & II Antibody + HIV 1 p24 Ag by ECLIA test last week and it came out Non Reactive. Basing from the time frame of 13 weeks post exposure, do you think this test is conclusive? ...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I am not qualified to answer medical or transmission questions. My specialty is benefits and workplace issues. I am not a doctor. When in doubt, get tested.... Read more »
International Foundation for Alternative Research in AIDS

Update on HIV Vaccines and Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies: An Interview With Dennis Burton, Ph.D. (Video)

Dennis Burton, Ph.D., is one of the most respected, invested researchers in the field of HIV vaccine research. In this interview, Burton, a professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute in La... Read more »

HIV News & Views: The Gay "Suicide Cult"; Finding Antibodies for HIV; HIV+ and Transgender; and More

HIV News & Views, May 23, 2013 - May 23, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Dave R.: The Gay Scene and "The Biggest... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

First In-Home, Rapid HIV Antibody Test Approved for Use in U.S.

On July 3, 2011, FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). The OraQuick In-Home HIV... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Rapid Diagnostic Test to Detect Both HIV-1 Antigen and HIV-1/2 Antibodies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test for the simultaneous detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen as well as antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and venous or... Read more »