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Are Patients With Testicular Cancer Tested For Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Resistance Testing

... What Is Resistance? How Does Resistance Develop? Types of Resistance Phenotypic Testing Genotypic Testing Virtual Phenotype Cross-Resistance Problems With Resistance Testing What Is Resistance? HIV is "resistant" to a drug if it keeps multiplying rapidly while you are taking the drug. Changes (mutations)
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Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...United States since 1985, when the test for HIV was licensed. Since then, all donated blood and donors of organs or tissue are tested for HIV. Health care workers, such as nurses, risk getting infected if they are stuck with a needle containing... Read more »

Indeterminate test reult for HIV patient

I am an HIV/ STD Prevention Counselor in Indiana and I have recently had two labs come back on the same patient as Indeterminate one was pulled veina puncture on 10/23/2007 I waited and pulled the second veina puncture test on 01/24/2008/(3 months...
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
...Unfortunately, my policy is not to answer questions regarding HIV testing discrepancies. Generically, I will say that it can depend on which bands are present initially and whether they evolve or not Read more »

testicular cancer and aids????????

my friend has had hiv since 1984 and he had a swollen testical so went to the dr and come to find out it was seminoma and was removed thankfully it was localized but the question i have is since he is on all these meds can there be a connection as...
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
...Probably true-true and unrelated. It is one of the most common tumors of the testes in non-HIV infected men.MH Read more »

Testosterone side effects?

Hi, I'm a 29 years old man from Denmark. I got infected with HIV no earlier than September 1997 (the reason I know this for sure is that I had not engaged in any form of sexual activity prior to that time) and immidiately started on Zerit, Ziagen...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...testosterone levels are low then in the US we usually provide replacement doses (often a gel, patch or shots every 1-2 weeks). Most patients report an improvement in quality of life but whether there is an objective clinical benefit is still... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests exit. Health care professionals, too, remain divided on how and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...combined with alcohol Avoid alcohol completely if you also have hepatitis Using some street drugs may affect your liver Get Tested for Hepatitis Hepatitis A (HAV) and B (HBV) If you test negative, get vaccinated against HAV and HBV If... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... Read more »
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Forgiveness IS THE ONLY WAY to freedom!

Posted by Stuart_Lanning, 1 Reply
...years were mostly devoted to keeping me from many other times I ran away from help. In 2007 I was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer because I drank myself into oblivion without taking my HIV medication and it was a long process... Read more »

Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
...Here's a short power point presentation One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Please Help - Looking for advice from experience

Posted by Newbie, 6 Replies
...normal life or are they really deabilitating? 4. Will i get AIDs, even if i take meds? There seems to be such a fine line between HIV & AIDs? 5. Will i look disfigured and sickly looking in yrs to come? I'm tired of waking up each day to... Read more »