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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello B,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The only way to determine if you acquired the virus is to man up and get the... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYour friend's situation is indeed precarious. Since his doctors are considering toxoplasmosis or lymphoma, these causes of a brain damage are indicative of a damaged immune system. The reason the docotrs can't distinguish between these 2... Read more »
The Cutting EdgeIf it is possible to have a "baseline" BIA testing done, you can have follow-ups taken from time to time to see how you are doing on maintaining important muscle and organ tissue and hydration (enough water) in your body. While the first... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineAn "AIDS indicator condition" is one that is on the Centers for Disease Control's list of diseases that occur when there is significant damage to the immune system from HIV, and means that the individual in question now has AIDS. The... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.
I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »
Posted by TonyF, 4 RepliesThis, rather than being a myth the public promotes, could be considered a myth that the medical establishment promotes. We are led to believe that our bi-yearly doctor checkup of our CD4+Tcell count is a good baseline determination of where we... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI know that you cannot confirm or rule out HIV infection by a CBC alone. But would something on a CBC during seroconversion give you a hint of possible seroconversion? If so, what would that indicator be? Thanks for your help.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesAs an old timer of this board having had ALL the ars symptoms and 20 negative HIV tests including PCR&#8217;s DNA bDNA I recently received the results from a blood count that shows my lymphocyte percentage which was 45 right at the top of the... Read more »
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