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Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV And HIV Testing

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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...test: Measures the glucose in a blood sample taken when you have not had anything to eat or drink (except water) for at least eight hours Random glucose test: Measures the glucose in a blood sample taken when you have been eating on your usual schedule Glucose tolerance test: You take a fasting glucose test and are then given a drink with a measured amount of glucose in it. Several more glucose measurements are taken at specific time...
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HIV test and testing prerequsites

Sir, I just have 2 concerns that I am putting forward to you:1.Is there any restriction / preparation for HIV testing like empty stomach or full stomach or 2 hours after taking food or water or is it that any body can go /walk any time and do the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thank for your question.No there is no dietary restriction on when an HIV test can be done. the test measures antibodies against the virus that develop over weeks. The P24 test is a direct measure Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person was infected by a household member, relative, coworker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission... Read more »

Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Steve,Your HIV-acquisition is extremely low. I would very strongly doubt you have subtype O infection, even though it is endemic in West Africa. Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person was infected by a household member, relative, coworker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses cholesterol to build and maintaincells and to make some hormones. After eating, energy that is not needed rightaway is converted into triglycerides, which is stored in fat cells. While... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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Goji Berries are they good with hiv meds?

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants. Would you recommend eating them? Read more »

Biology Lab On HIV.Gues who was infected?

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
...First day back to college. My first lab for my biology class was today. Take a sick guess what it was on........The spread of HIV. Now take another guess who just happened to get the anonymously infect cup.....That's right I had the cup or the... Read more »

Chances that I am HIV positive?

Posted by Tallscot, 1 Reply
...woman i met up with for 5 weekends at my house between Feb 2009 and June 2009. She has just found out this week that she is HIV Positive and thinks she got it from her ex-husband either in 2004 or in 2007. She started to get ill with Shingles and... Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »