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Can Hiv Test Be Incorrect

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital Asks FDA to Examine Testing Equipment After Possible Incorrect HIV, Hepatitis Test Results

Maryland General Hospital officials have said that they will ask FDA to investigate the reliability of the hospital's blood testing equipment after reports that the hospital may have released hundreds of incorrect HIV and hepatitis test results,... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

GOTCHA! Grossly Over-Exaggerated (or Incorrect) "Treatments" or "Cures" for HIV or AIDS

Books The Cure for HIV and AIDS by Hulda Regehr Clark, Ph.D., N.D. Poison by Prescription by John Lauritsen The AIDS War by John Lauritsen The AIDS Cult -- Essays on the Gay Health Crisis by John Lauritsen What If Everything You Thought... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Indian Parliamentarians Hold Incorrect Beliefs About HIV Transmission, Survey Says

Nearly two-thirds of India's Parliament members incorrectly believe HIV is transmitted by sharing clothing, food, toilets and office spaces, according to a survey released to the Parliament on Wednesday, AP/ reports (Rabinowitz,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does daily multivitamins supplyments give incorrect HIV test result?

Dear Doc,I actually tested negative both at 9 weeks and 13 weeks after exposure. But lately I read something on the internet that says daily multivitamins supplyments intake can reduce HIV progression or delay onset of AIDS. Since I do take...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Multivitamins, despite whatever nonsense you read on the Internet, do not reduce HIV progression or delay the onset of AIDS. They also do not affect HIV test results.Explain why it's irrelevant? Well, it's irrelevant because there is... Read more »

Burning Mouth info posted incorrect

Hi David,I read the post that someone had sent it about BMS and it's relation to HIV/AIDS. I disagree that men who suffer from this is a sign of HIV infection. As you stated there are many different causes for BMS. Anxiety and Stress seem to...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Very well said.DR... Read more »

The Nosepick - Apologies for an incorrect posting, pls read all same

Dear Dr Robert,I wanted to apologise for posting you a message last week along the lines of 'Am I infected'. In my haste (or was that worry wart panic), I posted you my incident after having browsed your terrific feedback to others...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Aussie Gold Digger,HIV doesn't live very long outside the body, so trying to get the bat out of the cave during the night after a Bangkok bargirl fling is not at all worrisome. Yes, the nose contains mucous membranes, but the chance of... Read more »

Re:incorrect info.from OB-GYN Nurse

Thank you Dr.Bob for your response to my "accuracy of negative test" anxiety's due to my nurse. It did help and I am currently in the process of looking for a new OB.I still have some anxiety's about being intimate with my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're welcome. I do hope that nurse has been fired from her job by now. Don't forget to advise your OB why you are leaving his/her practice. And remember, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. OK?Dr. BobCan I trust my negative... Read more »
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some incorrect info on this forum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been reading this forum quite awhile, and I have seen some incorrect information posted here. Although I'm sure no one is purposely trying to mislead anyone, and they have good intentions, here are some things I've read that are not correct:

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Most of the people, if not all resources, say the chances for getting HIV through insertive vaginal is 5/10000 right??? Well, half of 10000 is 5000, right??? So, realistically speaking, i dont think ANYBODYwould have unprotected sex with a poz or... Read more »

Hiv testing effectiveness please answer quick

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just found out the tests I've been taking are called Hiv chromotography, are these as sensitive as the elisa method?

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Rapid HIV tests. PLEASE help!

Posted by asdf646, 2 Replies
Can anyone please give me any information about the accuracy of rapid HIV tests ( particularly the unigold finger prick).

I've had a negative result at 3, 6, and 12 months post exposure, but for some reason, I can't get the HIV scare out of my mind.... Read more »