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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral Load and Women Interpreting Test Results Disease Progression and Therapy Commentary Introduction Two of the most common tests that you and your doctor will use to monitor your health are...
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WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Dr Bob I have been dealing with this for over three years 7 doctors 8 negative antibody test 1 negative pcr and lately 1 indeterminate western blot1 band not sure which one and now the ID doctor wants me to wait a month for another western...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Seven doctors, eight negative HIV-antibody tests and one negative PCR over three years??? What's up with that? Your results are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted.Your... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors: should they still work?

My name is Tanya and I am a student in hospitality. For one of my classes the students are required to do a debate on Doctors should be able to work in the medical field if they have tested positive for HIV, I am pro for this topic. I need some...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
Why would you worry about a doctor practicing medicine when they are living with HIV? Most doctors today practice "universal precautions" which means they use protective gloves and/or masks and goggles if there's any chance of... Read more »

returning to work/can't get insuredI have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my general health improve to the point where I want to return to work. Further, my good health and progressively better lab results have put

I have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my health improve to the point where I want to return to work.I have an excellent job offer in Atlanta Georgia that offers a good salary, a way back into the workforce,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Does your income put you above the Georgia ceiling for ADAP? If so, I regret that I don't have new ideas for you, except the suggestion that you contact the best benefits manager I know to ask about options. He is Jacques Chambers, and you can... Read more »

Blood donation 1992, tested positive to HIV2 antibodies

Told I can no longer donate blood, should I be getting any treatments? protection? Am I contageous to anyone? Will I be sick?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you have been notified that you tested positive for HIV-2 antibodies following a blood donation, you should seed consultation with an HIV specialist. He or she will need to confirm if you are indeed HIV-2 positive. HIV-2 is a human... Read more »
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WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
I have been dealing with this for over three years 7 doctors 8 negative antibody test 1 negative pcr and lately 1 indeterminate western blot
1 band not sure which one and now the ID doctor wants me to wait a month for another western blot. I have... Read more »

MORE GOOD NEWS! Therapeutic Vaccine Is Working!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

good chance im gonna test positive at 6 month window

Posted by johnson147, 1 Reply
june 15th this year i went unprotected with a female that i was talking to 2 weeks later a bump appeared under my chin on july 4 the bump went away and then red bumps developed on the back of my throat brown spots started to develope around the... Read more »