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Dealing With The Flu When You Are Hiv Positive

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The Flu and False Positve HIV Results (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TEST)

I was reading your archives and came across a question about the correlation between false positive HIV results and the Flu shot and you said this was false in 2005 but The New England Journal of Medicine printed an article in 2006 presenting the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, influenza vaccine can cause a false-positive HIV-antibody test due to nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies. I have written about this multiple times over the past several years. Read more »

HIV and Flu Fears

Hey Doc,If someone has HIV what are the risks and complications they can have if they get the... Read more »
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An Update on What H1N1 (Swine) Flu Means for HIV-Positive People

...as asthma obesity (interestingly enough) pregnancy immunodeficiency, which could include HIV-related immunodeficiency, or AIDS Do we have any numbers in terms of how many of the people who were officially infected with H1N1, or those who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People at Increased Risk of New Flu Strain, WHO Says

...workers published on its Web site, Reuters India reports. According to WHO, people with immodeficiency diseases, such as HIV/AIDS, likely will be vulnerable to complications related to the flu strain, just as they are from the seasonal flu,... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Doesn't Increase Swine Flu (H1N1) Death Risk, Study Suggests

...cancerous tumors and two who had undergone a transplant operation. In just two people categorized as having "immunodepression," HIV/AIDS could not be excluded, according to Laetitia Vaillant, Pharm.D., an epidemiologist and the lead author of the... Read more »
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The Latest on H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV/AIDS

...where do we stand on H1N1 right now? And what have we learned in the past few months that's especially important for people with HIV, or those who are close to (or care for) people with HIV? As fortune would have it, the White House Office of... Read more »
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hiv flu/please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does the flu come like the stomach flu, very quickly with little notice with violent vomiting and aches and pains then diminishing quickly Read more »

Flu or pneumonia shot ...?

Posted by srchanfrans43, 1 Reply
Anyone know if the shots still are cross reactive with antibody tests.....? If so what's the time to wait after a shot to take an antibody test ? Read more »

are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...feeling sick, cause hes got a cold. i do too at that moment. the question is, if you're experincing the "flu-like" symptoms from HIV, can you pass them to someone else like a cold or are they exclusive to you? Read more »

The Next AIDS Genocide?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...But Dr Webster, of St Jude Children's Research Hospital im Memphis, said the key could be when H5N1 reaches East Africa, where HIV/Aids is rife. Cannot clear virus He said experience with immune-compromised cancer patients at his hospital had... Read more »