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Aids and Blood Work...still worried!!

Dear, Dr.Holodniy, Thank you so much for responding to my concern once again! I went to the Dr. w/ him yesterday and come to find out, his viral load is only 30,667. Someone had told me to add a zero to the paper work and that is what his viral load...
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
I would give the new regimen 1-2 months and see what the viral load is doing. If the viral load is not < 500-1,000 copies/ml, a resistance test should be done to see what the next choice in meds should be. MH... Read more »

AIDS-Need to talk about blood work..worried

Dr.Holodniy, My brother in law just found out he has AIDS 6 months ago.He looks to me to look at... Read more »

HIV BLOOD WORK EVERY 6 MONTHS ???

Hi Dr Bob thank you for your time you are my hero,l am hiv postive and my last 3 blood works every... Read more »
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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

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Housing Works' Charles King on ACT UP's 25th Anniversary and the Future of HIV/AIDS Activism

When AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) formed in the spring of 1987, its mission was clear: AIDS was no longer going to be ignored. If that meant shutting down Wall Street, interrupting a CBS Evening News report , and dropping a giant... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Central Asian Governments Should Work Quickly to Address HIV/AIDS in Region, Official Says

Central Asian governments should act quickly to address the spread of HIV/AIDS in the region or face serious consequences, Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Prime Minister Nur uulu Dosbol said during a recent conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the Times of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut Losing AIDS Funds; Cities, Advocates Work to Fill Gap

Big cuts in the cities' Ryan White CARE Act funds are jeopardizing services for hundreds of HIV-positive people in Hartford and New Haven. "We were expecting some cuts, but nobody was prepared for this," said Paul Botticello, executive director of... Read more »
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Blood work

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does early hiv infection have any effect on a CBC? Mine was normal which I thought was good but was not sure if that meant anything. Read more »

LAB/BLOOD Work

Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
Today- I went for my first round of lab work before my first appointment with the specialist. The blood work was a horrible experience. 7 vials of blood- I got sick, sweaty, almost passed out. It was horrible. Does this ever get better? Is the blood... Read more »

blood work results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i recently had a cbc blood count and a iron deficiency blood work done on me, it said my red and white blood cells were within normal ranges and i had no signs of iron deficiency. i had several unsafe sex acts with women ,i have shown no signs of... Read more »

My boyfriend got his latest blood work results

Posted by RedDirtGirl, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

My man and I have been doing very well together. He is the love of my life!

You may remember I posted a few weeks ago about the fact that his CD4's were at 90 and his viral load undetectable. Well, about 3 months ago his doc switched... Read more »