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Does Cancer Affect Hiv Antibody Test

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Hello Dr. Bob, every minute day and night, i am hoping that you will respond to my question. Today i called to take an appoinment with ID doctor here in Dallas, they say they need refferal to get an a

Dr. Bob, Thank you for your precious time. I am still not able to put this beyond me. You have told that most of the cancers do not affect the window period or the reliability of the HIV antibody test result. Does that mean that some of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...Hi,Back again???Dude, cancers are very significant illnesses. You'd know if you had terminal cancer, because you'd be on your deathbed, OK? You're OCD is OOC Read more »

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...WHO AIDS case definition, with a broader spectrum of clinical manifestations of HIV infection, is employed in settings where HIV antibody tests are available ( WHO . Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 1994;69:273). As of the end of 2000, an estimated 36.1... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...of virus in the blood (the viral load ). As the immune system learns to recognize and fight HIV, B cells start to make the HIV antibodies. When an HIV test is positive, that means that HIV antibodies have been found in the blood sample. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...for HIV looks for these antibodies. If you have them in your blood, it means that you have HIV infection. People who have the HIV antibodies are called "HIV-Positive." Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Being HIV-positive, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...rituximab. They shrink tumors and increase the time before tumors return. The Bottom Line NHL, a cancer involving B-cells, affects people with advanced AIDS. It is serious and often fatal. The use of ART has reduced the number of new cases.... Read more »
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question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
hey i have a question please, i don't mean to be questioning your advise in any way but i didn't know there were different subtypes of hiv i thought it was only hiv 1 and 2 as it turns out there's subtypes which are more predominant in africa well... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such person... Read more »

Just Positive

Posted by bosco_anaconda, 7 Replies
Hey - So far this has been a life changing month. On January 11, 2008 I found out I an HIV after taking a test during a routine yearly physical. Talk about dumb luck, I almost didn't have the test since I felt great and didn't have any problems what... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...care provider usually can diagnose it by testing your blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the blood for 1 to 3 months following infection. It may take... Read more »