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Elective Surgery And Hiv Testing

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Elective Surgery and HIV Medication

I broke my nose in a car accident about 18 months ago and am considering rhinoplasty to correct the damage. I am not currently taking any HIV medication, although my CD4 (around 300) indicates that it about time to begin. My doctor and I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV+ patients taking antiretroviral meds undergo surgical procedures regularly without incident -your HIV specialist and the anesthesiologist Read more »

elective surgery/initial treatment/having children

I broke my nose rather badly few years back and was planning on having sme reconstructive surgery... Read more »

2 sets of tests done already!!!!

Ok, On May 25 I had a complete CBC, metabolic panel 14, hepatitis panel 4, and a HIV 1 comfirmation... Read more »
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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...viral load test, click here . To read more about viral load, check out our collection of articles . HIV Drug Resistance Testing Besides a CD4 count and viral load test, your HIV specialist will look at your overall health with a general... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...make you think that a treatment is valuable even though there may be no proof that it works. The treatment was discovered and tested in another country , or is only available outside the US . Certainly, valuable treatments are developed and... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...here . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really Read more »

can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process of extracting and amplifying the genetic material of an... Read more »