Does A Hiv Positive Reading Mean U Have Aids
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Well, the law has been passed and Dubya signed it. However, Dubya has the nasty habit of not always following the law. Certainly, when Obama moves into the White House and we have a return to science-based policies and common sense, the ban will... Read more »
University of Utah, School of MedicineI will answer this since many people with HIV/AIDS have questions about the TB skin test (aka mantoux or PPD). The test is read by measuring the amount of swelling under the skin at 48-72 hours. An immediate reaction does not mean anything, and may... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe positive toxo antibody test indicates past exposure and not necessarily active infection. If your CD4 count is > 200 then regardless of whether your toxo antibody test is positive you don't have AIDS.... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineNot necessarily. When one talks about a screening test, they are talking about a test called an ELISA. A positive screening test is always confrimed by a test called a western blot. If the confirmatory test is negative, I usually recommend a repeat... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI was worried I had been exposed to hiv via myh current girlfriend as she was an IV drug user and rumoured to have been on the game to fund her habit. I tested positive in July 2004 and due to thinking my life was over started smoking crack. Prior... Read more »
Posted by sbev1981Hello All-
I am sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. The one thing that you need to remember is that you are going to be ok!! When I first got the shocking news from my doctor in January the first thing that went through my mind is "OMG my... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesHI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »
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