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Hcg Levels R/t First Trimester Symptoms

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False positive test during a females first trimester

Is it true: During a women's pregnancy, if she test within her first trimester, she could end up with a false positive. ...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
The risk of a false poisitive HIV antibody screening test appears to be higher during pregnancy, but the confirmatory Western blot test will not be positive. BJ... Read more »

azt and protease inhibitors in first trimester

Protease inhibitors and azt can be taken together, but can they be taken together during the first... Read more »

First trimester and STDs

In the first trimester of pregnancy, which types of vaginitis and STDs do you feel comfortable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Governor Signs Record $7 Billion in Nevada Budget Bills

Among other bills Gov. Joe Gibbons signed into law on Wednesday is SB 266. The measure requires first trimester HIV testing for a pregnant woman unless she chooses not to be tested; rapid-result HIV testing during the third trimester or at... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Atazanavir Levels Indicate Need for Higher Dose During Pregnancy

An atazanavir/ritonavir dose of 400/100 mg daily during the third trimester of pregnancy yielded concentrations equivalent to concentrations with 300/100 mg daily after delivery in women taking the protease inhibitors (PIs) with or without... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Annual U.S.-African Union High Level Bilateral Meetings Start in Washington

Representatives of the African Union (AU) on Wednesday began meeting with members of the Obama administration in Washington, as part of the first Annual U.S.-African Union High Level Bilateral Meetings, United Press International reports (4/21). ... Read more »

Current Options for First-Line Treatment of HIV Infection

--> Table of Contents Part I: Strategies for First-Line Therapy Introduction Choosing Among Drug Classes Efavirenz-Based Combinations Ritonavir-Boosted PI-Based Regimens Considering NRTIs The Horizon Putting It All Together References ... Read more »
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Why are my levels so low?

Posted by ch0182, 1 Reply
Looking for some insight....I was diagnosed a month ago after finding out that my girlfriend tested positive for HIV. The way we found out is because we are expecting a child. It came as a huge surprise to both of us because we are both straight,... Read more »

Trying to be complete, scared on many levels. Hope I'm wrong and just crazy.

Posted by terrorized, 6 Replies
So here we go. This is quite the story, but maybe some here have been in similar positions.

I am 34 years old, seperated from my wife for 2 years, and just left a relationship with a 21 year old girl I met at college who I know now is a highly... Read more »

symptoms for you?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was just wondering what an + people out there experianced in the first stages of HIV, what were your symptoms, if you had any?

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what are first symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi i am getting tested in a week and i just wanted to know what symptoms occurred that are related to hiv. I could maybe be 6 yrs positive now would I be having any symptoms and also is karposis sarcoma very rare in women Read more »