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Can People With O Negative Blood Get HIV

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...Overall, the worldwide distribution of HIV infection and AIDS between men and women is approximately 1 to 1 ( U.S. Census Bureau , 1999; UNAIDS, 2000). MYTH: HIV cannot be the cause of AIDS because the body develops a vigorous antibody response to the virus. FACT: This reasoning ignores numerous examples of viruses other than HIV that can be pathogenic after evidence of immunity appears. Measles virus may persist for years in brain...
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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...One of my patient is going through severe anxiety and depression. He tested Positive on Labcorp ICMA test for Hiv 1/O/2 but negative on western blot. I have assured him so many times that positive ICMA with Negative western blot is HIV negative... Read more »

hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a wager on the result? I continue to look forward to the day that you accept the truly wonderful news of your definitive HIV-negative status. Your WOO-HOO is way, way, way overdue!Regarding theTaqScreenMPX, see below.Be well jon.Dr. BobTest... Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive? I also think he said the lab did the Western Blot which also came back negative. Now they want to do the DNA test. Why do they need to do another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Rimactane) It is important to note that the quantities of hormones required for feminization and masculinization have not been thoroughly tested for interactions with other drugs. Drug interactions involving ethinyl estradiol -- a form of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

...accumulate. In results from various studies, Pfizer did not find that blocking R5 with maraviroc caused virus to shift to X4 or show negative effect on disease progression or CD4 count in so-called "dual tropic" people (their virus can use either... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Cardiovascular Disease in People With HIV

...Problem? By 1998 health-care providers had begun to report on small numbers of young HIV positive people who had experienced coronary heart disease. Many researchers and advocates came to suspect that such events might be related to the... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...count (CBC) is a test thatmeasures the amount of these cells in a sample of your blood. CBCs areespecially important for HIV+ people because some HIV drugs and infections cancause changes in your red or white blood cell counts. Red... Read more »
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Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...went to a different clinic a couple of days ago and i got another antibodies test for HIV 1/2 done at the 18 week and it was negative it was the rapid blood test with the finger prick, the infectious disease guy told me that he has never seen... Read more »

keratosisi piliaris

Posted by Difficult, 3 Replies
...keratosis pilaris, and ring worm right after there ARS like illness. If anyone with these sypmtoms happens to read this or the person who wrote from Dr. Bob happens to read this please shoot me a line. i would like to get in contact with you... Read more »

Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
...responsible what can I do if anything I dont want someone else to be in my shoes and end up unlucky instead of like me testing neg for 2 years....any ideas? Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
...anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin B12 defcency ... Read more »