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Does A Lipid Panel Test For Hiv

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The Well Project

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

Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system ...
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Lipid Profile and HIV

I had a possible exposure about 1and half year ago. My 2 months, 3 months and 6 Months HIV 1&2 Antbody with p24 antigen compo tests are came out negetive. I hope 6 months negetive test is conclusive. Now 1 and half years almost over from the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not sure why you are worried about HIV after testing negative; now you have elevated triglycerides (TG) and raised liver function tests (LFTS).I would have testing for hepatitis A and C due to your elevated LFTs. You should also have testing... Read more »

hep c hiv

hi.i have been successfully treated for hep c.but have cirrhosis now and i am suffering terribly with stomach problems .I asked the doc/registra could i have hiv/aids he said he doubts it as it would show in my LFT results.and dont worry about it,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...lipids)....Your symptoms do not suggest HIV infection specifically to me. If you have never been tested, the CDC does recommend HIV testing for all patients as part of routine medical care. However, I think your liver should be regenerating and... Read more »

Am I Positive or Negative?

I have looked all over the internet for an answer to my question, but so far have not been able to find anything conclusive. In May of 2008, I had a rapid HIV test done at a free clinic. The results came back positive, blood was drawn and sent off...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are only two possibilities here:1.Your May 2008 positive results were wrong (false positive or technical/clerical error) or2.Your January 2009 negative test results are wrong (false negative).The false-negative scenario is unlikely, as... 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
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »
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About This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file... Read more »
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Oraquick...from last post...forgot the story

Posted by david2008, 4 Replies
...did not feel good. I went to my doctor and told him the situation. He did a throat culture, a CBC, and suggested doing a blood test for HIV. He said it would be more accurate than the oraquick. I told him ok. That same day my husband had a... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...per mL) in the absence of a positive enzyme-linked immunosorbent antibody assay (ELISA) and confirmatory Western blot antibody test for HIV. Early diagnosis permits patient education as well as treatment that may delay disease progression.... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...chance but I told her I must be tested first. I went to my doctor and he said I was at no risk but I talked him into several hiv test at 2, 4, and 7 weeks, all negative. I also contacted another testing facility though the hivnational web site... Read more »