Hiv-2 Coinfection And Progression To Aids
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Tufts University School of MedicineYou are absolutely correct that there seems to be some benefit of having GBV in terms of HIV disease and survival. However, we don't know enough about GBV and there may be something else that it causes that is NOT beneficial, so noone is... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI don't understand how you know you are HIV infected. Based on what evidence?... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI would get an ultrasound of his liver and follow his liver enzymes carefully, especially if he is having right upper quadrant pain. I would also get an alfa feto protein (AFP) and tests of his liver's synthetic function, such as albumin and... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt is difficult to get HIV-2 viral load results outside of a research study or research labs. Your current HIV-1 status indicates that you have a normal CD4 count and a modest HIV-1 viral load level. As you may know, those with HIV-2 infection... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyis it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. is getting hep b from oral a common thing ?
i know that the experts say that this risk... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesunderstand hepb coinfection can affect test accuracy of hiv.
any advise on :
1) is this true? anyone has actually experienced and seen it?
2) will results at 6-7weeks be good even if there's coinfection?
3) will antibodies be detected even if some... Read more »
Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 RepliesNew to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations for treatment. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at 3 months but I'm worried that if I'm infected with Hep C then HIV might not have shown up... Read more »
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