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Not Fasting before HIV screening does matters?

Hi Robert, I remember i had a cup of coffee & a cigiratte an hour before HIV screening test and it was around 10 am in the morning. I am HIV negative. W'ld coffee and cigiratte matters before HIV test?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Fasting is not necessary for HIV screening. However, I do have a piece of medical advice for you. Quit smoking! If you don't, cigarettes Read more »

how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Barber Puts Shop on HIV-Prevention Front With Fast, Free Tests

...would walk in and grab handfuls. I'm trying to get in touch with them again and let them know I've moved." Of the 2,022 new HIV/AIDS cases diagnosed last year in North Carolina, two-thirds were African Americans. Back to other news for February... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

The United States' HIV Immigration Ban Eliminated? Not So Fast!

... In July, Congress passed an amendment that lifted the statutory ban on the admission of people with HIV into the United States as part of the reauthorization of PEPFAR, the global AIDS bill now known as the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on FDA Fast-Track Review System for AIDS Drugs

...meant to encourage drug makers to produce FDCs to facilitate the delivery of drugs to rural areas in countries hard-hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to ensure the drugs' safety and effectiveness. Summaries of the editorials appear below: ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Fast-Track Review Program Will Approve AIDS Drugs for PEPFAR; Drug Companies Collaborating to Produce FDCs

...one pill that is taken as few as two times a day. Generic FDCs can cost as little as $140 per person per year ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/29). The expedited review process will apply to new products that combine HIV/AIDS drugs that are... Read more »
Connect With Others

Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...lymph nodes are not swollen. I went back to pcp on December 19th and explained my fears and doctors took more blood for new hiv text. I just have a really bad feeling I'm infected, results they say, will take at least a week. I can't sleep or... Read more »

Quick Question

Posted by Leonardo, 5 Replies
...How long should you fast before having blood drawn for labwork? Thanks, Leo Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...@1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be droping so fast and in times it would be up again . There would be times that I would have 510 T-Cell and Viral Load would be... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...faith in God, I know He is going to see me through this. I just dont understand why does it seem everything is progressing so fast yet I feel great. Someone, anyone, please help a BROTHER out. Thanks. P.S. Should I change doctors? I called my... Read more »