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Window Period and Auto-Immune Disorders

Dr. Bob, My question is in regards to HIV test results and Auto-Immune disorders. I realize that you have answered questions on this before but I am trying to find an answer that can be utilized where I work (I work on an HIV/STD hotline). That...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Richard,I'm glad to help.1.No. Autoimmune diseases do not affect the rate at which someone produces anti-HIV antibodies. (Remember an autoimmune disease arises from an overactive immune response which includes antibody production directed Read more »

autoimmune + HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I have read through some of your archives but I am unable to find an answer to the... Read more »

Autoimmunity Assays & HIV

Dear Doctor Holodniy, With the recent news that an Iraeli medical team showed positive results in... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...estimated 36.1 million people worldwide -- 34.7 million adults and 1.4 million children younger than 15 years -- were living with HIV/AIDS. Through 2000, cumulative HIV/AIDS-associated deaths worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5... Read more »
Project Inform

How to Identify AIDS Fraud

...the same sort of things -- and sometimes the exact same things from the exact same practitioners. Project Inform's National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline receives a steady stream of calls about mysterious treatments that don't have Food and Drug... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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AutoImmune disorders???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...What would be considered an autoimmune disorder? How long would they postpone the tests from finding antibodies? EX - if I have crhons disease, asthma, allergies..... Read more »

HAVE AUTO IMMUNE DISEASE?????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read the post "window 1991", if a auto immune disease exists, than the Elisa test could not work at 3 months, is it correct???? Read more »

Autoimmune disease

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is an overgrowth of yeast considered an autoimmune disease which could delay a positive hiv result? Read more »

My previous post

Posted by KayCee, 1 Reply
...that I did not offend anyone in here. I mean it is great that they are letting the military members that test positive for HIV to remain in the military. I just wish that they were more fair and let people that are unfortunate enough to wind up... Read more »