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Can Hiv Go Away Completely

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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I know you are extremely busy -- I will try this away -- I am staying away from close ones - Don't want to hurt anybody!

Dearest Dr. Bob, I actually posted two issues and will post them above one another. I know you are busy, but goodness, I am having such a hard time with this, that now I am not getting near anybody(family, friends,ect..)until I know the answers to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Kelleen,I didn't respond to your previous posts, because I hoped you would search the archives and find a number of similar questions, all of which have identical answers: (no risk!Even though you claim to have done your archives... Read more »

How to complete my hiv workup?

Dear Dr. McGowan , I'm a 38 y male from the Middle East. Had a high-risk sexual encounter 2 years ago, followed by a negative Rapid EIA Blood-test done 3 months later. Since then have been relatively well except for a longer than usual URTI...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear G.You do not need any further testing for HIV. That is clearly not the cause of your symptoms. All associated tests are negative. The CD4 count is NOT consistent with HIV infection. Lowered CD4 counts with HIV are associated with a relative... Read more »

I have HIV related side effects symptoms after i completed my pep treatment

Hi DocI had problems with my boyfriend, whom i have seven years with. Our relationship had its own set of up and downs but i was always faithful to him. This year Jan/feb we had our arguments again, where we were fighting about other girls whom i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I do not agree with the decision that your exposure warranted a course of PEP. In fact, based on your very detailed report, PEP was definitely not warranted.Your "symptoms" are much more consistent with anxiety than HIV. You comment,... Read more »

Girlfriend just tested HIV+ and is pushing me away.

Greetings,First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
It seems to me that you already know the answers to the questions that you ask. It is indeed normal for people to be "in shock" and have feelings of hopelessness when first finding out they are HIV positive. And it is rather typical to... Read more »
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Completely scared - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please help me or give me something to go on here: I gave unprotected oral sex to a man; definitely pre-cum; no ejaculation; lasted about 5 minutes. I have no clue about his HIV status (he stated he was "OK"). Now (25 days later) I have loose... Read more »

Just completely unexpectedly tested positive.

Posted by Mark100, 3 Replies
Hey Guys,
I'm glad I found this forum it seems to have a lot of very useful information on it. So I just recently found out that I was positive on Feb 20, 2013. And when I say it was completely unexpected, I mean completely.

Back on Dec 2, 2012, my... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies
Greetings,

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »

Persistent cold not going away

Posted by Nari, 1 Reply
Dear all,

My father is on ART since almost 7 years. He is doing fine with other things, except, over the last few months, he has developed cold that just doesnt go away. The doctors say that its allergy due to weakened immune system. He takes... Read more »