Can High Thyroid Antibodies Affect Hiv Testing

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The Return of Captain Pee Pee and his Windigo

Hey Doc, never thought I would be writing you back, but here I am. A nosebleed that appeared out of nowhere is what brings me back. Not quite sure if you remember me, but here's a quick summary:Exposure mid March 09DNA PCR Day 21Numerous Lab based...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner is experiencing some medical problems such as body splotches, gastrointenstinal issues, and amenorrhea. PCP drew blood for thyroid and pregnancy, both negative. She has been placed on hormones, but still has not started. So yeah, my... Read more »

I think I am really losing my mind.

Hey Doc Bob,So I had my final test at 7 months via home access. As predicted it was negative! The... Read more »

4th time, pls help

Hello DoctorWell come back,I have asked this question 3 times before and i know you are quite busy,... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in the HIV-Infected Patient

...agents, natural testosterone derivatives, and growth hormone in this population. Adrenal function The adrenal axis is often affected in HIV disease due to medication effects or, more rarely, anatomic destruction from opportunistic infection of... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood is importantfor the body to function properly, having too much is unhealthy. Having highlevels of lipids is called hyperlipidemia. Hyperlipidemia and HIV There are many possible causes for high... Read more »

Aging Before Your Time?

... Introduction An Aging Epidemic Common Manifestations of Aging How Does HIVAffect Aging? Does HIV Accelerate Aging? What Can You Do? Introduction We are all aging, whether we are HIV positive Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...system, such as viral infections or immunizations. They could also occur because of lab error, or because of the test's very high sensitivity , discussed below. For these reasons, positive ELISA results must always be confirmed with a Western... Read more »