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Can A Regular Blood Test Detect Hiv

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Doctor said Regular Blood Tests would show Signs of HIV Infection

Hello Dr.I wanted to tell you what an amazing job you do. You are such a good person who deserves all the respect in the world!My question to you is that, I had a fairly low risk exposure back in october: received unprotected oral and had protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Ryan,Your HIV risk is minimal at best. Unprotected oral carries a very low risk and "protected" vaginal sex is protected if the latex condom Read more »

Finally found courage to have test after seven years!

Dear Dr Bob,I hope you are well.I'll get to the point straight-away: I've just returned from the... Read more »

aids testing

can aids be revealed just by getting a regular blood test or must i get an HIV/AIDS test. please... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...usually available within two weeks. 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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(WB) result is unclear. The entire HIV test must be repeated with a new blood sample, usually several weeks after the first blood test. Indeterminate results usually occur if the test is performed just as the person begins to seroconvert. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...However, there are frequently no obvious signs of liver damage until it reaches a late stage. That is why it is important to have blood tests that can detect liver problems earlier on. Tests for Liver Damage Simple blood tests called liver... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

Is Oraquik as accurate as regular Elisa test?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Is Oraquik as accurate as regular Elisa test? Read more »

Sexual Assualt, HIV testing, depression.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...guy, living in London UK. Sexually assualted about 6 months ago. Been tested for STI's TWICE all back as negative. Tested for HIV @ 28 days DUO AgAb and again @ 87 days with a rapid bloodtest Ab, beleive it was Abbott Determine, both HIV tests... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that not all people experience the ARS symptoms, which is why regular testing is NECCESSARY! HIV infection is detected by a blood test for HIV antibodies. Antibodies to HIV will not be detectable immediately after HIV infection, because it... Read more »