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Healthcare worker initially non-immune titer, now immune after needlestick

I work in acute dialysis and prior to begining work had baseline bloodwork completed whihc included negitive for Hep A, B, and C, and non-immune for HBsAb, concurrently I tested myself through a home-testing for HIV (which was also negative.) I am...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
You should not be ashamed to ask for help. We all have needlestick worries and risks. However if you never received the vaccine you may have been exposed to HBV. I would recommend that you get HBcore antibody. If it is positive then you have really... Read more »

Hep B shots last year, Titer say's not immune??

I had the Hep B vaccinations last year. I went for a titer this year and I was informed I'm... Read more »

Titer shows immunity, can I get the HBV, I'm at a very high risk

1. Is it possible to acquire accute HBV after HB antbody level is >10, how unlikely is it? After... Read more »
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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 »
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The 10-Point Inspection, HIV-Style: What to Check Under the Hood

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Compromised immune system always = HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a bacterial infection that in most people goes away within a few weeks. But I have had it for so long that my doctor says I must have a compromised immune system and said that it could be HIV. I don't know what to think. I've had 2 sexual... 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 »

Check this out, anyone want to interpret?

Posted by DUDE, 2 Replies
Hey, I pulled this off of http://hopkins-aids.edu/frames/index_booktoc.html.
What a great source, I pulled this paragraph out.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive serology (EIA and WB)
averages 21 days with newer... Read more »

checking in

Posted by Ninjawife, 2 Replies
This last July I felt like HIV had stolen my happily ever after. I'd been married a month, my husband was an invalid in the hospital, our bills were out of control and I had to figure out how to deal with the news that my husband was positive and... Read more »