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Breast Cancer And HIV Antibody Test

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60 year old with no antibodies but HIV positive?

I'm a 60 year old female. I was exposed to an HIV positiveman 5 years ago. I have tested negative for HIV (I even took a PCR RNA test). HOWEVER, ever since exposure my bodyhas literally gone haywire. For the first eight monthsafter exposure I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Despite your symptoms, medical history and your personal belief that you are "virally enhanced," I agree with the infectious disease specialist: HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. Your negative... Read more »

Living with AIDS and now possibly breast cancer

I had an abnormal mammogram at this point they are not saying that I have breast cancer, I am... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer.

Can breast cancer lead to HIV/AIDS or have anything to do with HIV/AIDS? Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...for HIV looks for these antibodies. If you have them in your blood, it means that you have HIV infection. People who have the HIV antibodies are called "HIV-Positive." Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Being HIV-positive, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...virus. Protease inhibitors "gum up" these scissors. Nelfinavir also fights some types of cancer. It has been studied against breast cancer and anal cancer. Who Should Take Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir was approved in 1997 as an antiretroviral drug... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
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Breast Cancer

Posted by Anonymous
...I am currently writing an article for the magazine HIV Plus on women with HIV who are diagnosed with breast cancer. I'm interested in speaking with women with HIV who have had this experience. If you would be interested in speaking with me Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such person... Read more »

Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
...Hello: I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest Read more »

Caus[a] del SIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...and immune function in HIV-1 infection. FASEB Proc 1990; 4A: 940-945. 69. Johnson C. Factors known to cause false-positive HIV antibody test results; Zengers San Diego, California, September 1996b; p. 8-9. 70. Kaminski NE. Mechanism of immune... Read more »