Blood Tranfusions For AIDS Patients
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi'm hoping someone can clear this up for me. I had a blood transfusion done 6 years ago, i go in for regular hiv testing every 6 months. I read somewhere that if someone had a blood transfusion, the hiv negative result might be false. Is this... Read more »
Posted by thuglife09, 1 Replyhi ppl, I got one simple question or 2 or3 ... I just had a blood transfusion about 2 weeks ago and i didn't have HIV then, my test came back negative. I don't mess around or use drugs. I want to know how well do these hospitals test the blood... Read more »
Posted by akumar, 2 RepliesBoon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
My dear Brothers & Sisters,
Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.
I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »
Posted by Mike89406, 4 RepliesVery 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.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharlesFrom the Sunday January 6, 2008 New York Times Front Section
CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream.
Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a... Read more »
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Stanford University, School of MedicineIt is important first to find the reason for why the platelets are so low. It could be related to HIV or one of many infections or cancers that can cause low platelets. Medications can also cause low platelets. Finally other immune diseases can do... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello.I'm very sorry to hear about your husband's passing and the terrible challenges he faced in his final days. Transitioning from this life to whatever comes next should not be so uncomfortable, particularly if he was under the care of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiAny type of blood spill from someone known to have HIV or not should be cleaned up this same way. Bleach and towels. HIV dies once it is outside of the body, standing blood would have to have a direct exchange of body fluid with someone else. The... Read more »
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Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds"Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine , the New York Times reports. Though... Read more »
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