Do People With Aids No Longer Produce Antibodies
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello everyone
I believe I have been infected with Hiv. I havnt been tested yet but I have many of the symptoms associated with ARS
The source of my possible infection had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi, I pray all are well. Does anyone have data on if people who take hiv antibody test after 6 months with no further exposures with negative results take possibly hiv rna or dna test and come back positive for hiv? Thank you happy holidays and... Read more »
Posted by chris8178, 2 RepliesCould you tell me is it possilble to have hiv with out having antibodies produced post 6 months?
I had unprotected anal sex about 7 months ago and been having some major health (oral) issues.
I have seen a lot of doctors; 3 ents; 2 general docs; 1... Read more »
Posted by veryscared1, 2 RepliesI have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharlesFrom the Sunday January 6, 2008 New York Times Front Section
CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream.
Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your questions and comments.It is always important to remember that in medicine, nothing is ever absoluteor 100%. As for the 6 month period of time to show antibodies, although morethan 99% of infected persons will show positive by... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineIn an HIV infected person absence of HIV antibody almost always indicates the person is in the window period before seroconversion when viral loads are typically in the millions of copies per ml. In end stage cases of AIDS the level of antibody... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThis case was extremely rare. This patient had been infected for many years, prior to coming to medical attention and was at end stage. It is likely that when he had early infection, if he had been tested, it would have been positive.... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHere is the <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Archive/When/Q186875.html" target=_new>previous post</a>. Most people who acquire hepatitis B virus (HBV) develop antibodies against this virus and bring the... Read more »
Argentina, Brazil to Produce Antiretroviral Drugs Together to Improve Access for HIV-Positive PeopleArgentina and Brazil -- which both provide medication to HIV-positive people at no cost -- plan to establish a co-owned factory where they will produce antiretroviral drugs in an effort to lower the cost of the medications in both countries, Reuters... Read more »
Temple in Thailand Providing HIV/AIDS Services Becomes Overcrowded as People Live Longer With DiseaseA temple in Thailand that offers medical care and shelter for HIV-positive people is becoming "overcrowded by the living," as antiretroviral drugs provided by the government are enabling people to live longer with the disease, the International... Read more »
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