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Every Time Blood Is Taken Is It Checked For Hiv

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Atripla and Isentress taken at same time

I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS when I went in for a HIV test in January 2008. At the time I went in I was not suffering any HIV related symptoms and thought I was neg, but then I found out otherwise. After 5 vials of blood were drawn and after 2...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for your question.It seems that the Isentress was added because your viral load had not reached undetectable. You do not mention whether or not you were missing any doses of your medication, which could effect the response to treatment.... Read more »

Does Blood Bank check for all the strains of HIV?

Mr. Ryan Kull,Hi...when accepting blood from a donor, does the blood bank test for all strains of... Read more »

How timely do HIV meds need to be taken

Hi, I'm newly diagnosed,and I've not yet started on any meds. I travel a lot with work.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Insights From People Who Keep HIV in Check Naturally

David first learned he had HIV in 1986. "I of course assumed that I'd be dead in two or three years at most," he recalls. (This story uses a pseudonym to maintain his confidentiality.) His first sexual partner died of AIDS around 1993, and his... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

What to Check Under the Hood

In many parts of the world, medical providers care for their patients who have HIV/AIDS without the benefit of laboratory tests -- sometimes even the most basic ones. Fortunately, in the United States (and various other countries), medical providers... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The 10-Point Inspection, HIV-Style: What to Check Under the Hood

-->In many parts of the world, medical providers care for their patients who have HIV/AIDS without the benefit of laboratory tests -- sometimes even the most basic ones. Fortunately, in the United States (and various other countries), medical... Read more »
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Guys check this please when u have time

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am the guy who had oral sex performed on him last week without a condom for 10 secs or so and then had protected sex for 1 or 2 mins and ended up the next day with a sore penis and groin area..anyway the only positive result I got on my blood work... Read more »

Question to those who have taken the HIV test..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
and were found negative...
Did the clinic or wherever place you went to get tested call you tell you that your results were in? or did you check back periodically to see that they were ready?

umm... does anyone know of the general protocol

bugging out... Read more »

A New Conspiracy Theory! Check it out.........

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ok, thebody uses google for a search engine for their site. AND if you put in any type of HIV symptom into google.com you get multiple results for thebody.com. so google is getting paid some mad cash to direct people to the body so they can make... Read more »

ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (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... Read more »