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Blood Diseases That Show Up Like Hiv

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Routine blood work can't show hiv disease?

I understand you get sick of answering this question and that anyone exposed should definitely be tested, which I agree. I understand that hiv can not be diagnosed from routine blood work, let's say a CBC for instance, but there are very few things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"In your medical opinion, I can have all this blood work done, be considered completely health by doctor, and HIV would never even have an impact on my blood work?" Yep! That's exactly what I'm saying! As I've stated many times before, if Read more »

testing for opportunistic diseases after exposure to HIV+ blood?

dear dr. feinberg,as a high rish needle stick from a known hiv pt do i need further testing. i am... Read more »

blood diseases

Working in the construction business, I encounter many situations where I and other co-workers at... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scotland to Launch Inquiry Into Contaminated Blood Products That Spread HIV, Other Diseases

...the researchers initiated the study, 1,757 people had died as a result of the contaminated blood products ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/24). Back to other news for April 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Reprinted with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Unsafe Blood Transfusions, Medical Practices in Central Asia Contributing to Spread of Infectious Diseases, Including HIV, World Bank Report Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...cell counts and more rapid disease progression. People with HIV levels over 100,000 are ten times more likely to move on to AIDS over the next five years than those with levels below 100,000. People with constant HIV levels below 10,000 seem to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Food and Drug Administration Announces New Blood Products Policy to Prevent Spread of HIV, Other Bloodborne Diseases

...operating in the country, about 350 such groups currently operate and allegedly remain motivated by profit ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/22/06). According to Xinhuanet, SFDA dispatched 80 supervisors at the end of March 2007 to 33... Read more »
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HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that Read more »

Taking tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi all, I was just wondering if someone who has not had unprotected sex and not shared needles has any reason to take an HIV test. Can you get HIV any other way? Are there any documented or confirmed cases of getting HIV as a male if you don't... Read more »

hiv tranmission questions

Posted by alheff13, 2 Replies
...sex again but this time we used a condom, the condom didnt break...so my question is what is the likely chance of my getting HIV or anything else? Read more »

read about redcross these dirty rotten workers

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...screened, British military officials located the soldiers and instructed them to be tested for blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis. "Where time is of the essence, it can be clinically essential to use American or other coalition... Read more »