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Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain infections. For example, many people
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german measles affecting test results???

I have tested negative at 7, 11 and 12 1/2 weeks. 4 days after my last test, I developed rashes which eventually spread to the whole body. The doctor said it looks like german measles or rubella but a mild case since I did not have any fever....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...There is no data to indicate that german measles would affect an HIV antibody test, probably not. Read more »

HIV and MMR Vaccine

I am going back to school and my titer results show that I am immune to mumps but not measles nor german measles. My doctor said they don't even keep live vaccines in the office because they don't give them to people who are HIV. Yet, when I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Although you don't indicate what your CD4 count or clinical situation is, MMR is recommended in those people with asymptomatic HIV infection and good CD4 counts. Read more »

Dry blood + some symptoms

Dear Doc,I am a worried mother of a 2 year old boy. We had the following situation: my son slept on a pillow that had dry blood of a HIV+ person on it. The blood was from about an year ago and besides the pillow had a clean pillow - case on it. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your son's HIV-acquisition risk from year-old dried blood on a pillow is completely nonexistent. HIV testing is not recommended. His illness Read more »

Clarification on german measles

I was the one who posted a few days back on german measles. I guess my question really is. Does getting german measles at 11 or 12 weeks post exposure slow down the production of antibodies for HIV making my 3 and 4 month negative inaccurate. Thanks...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It would be unlikely. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...disease. For a community, vaccines can lower the overall infection rate and help stop the spread of a disease. See Vaccinations and HIV fact sheet 207 for more information on vaccinations that can help people with HIV prevent some common... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

... You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Getting Pregnant Staying Healthy While Pregnant HIV Treatment Options Other Treatments While Pregnant Read more »
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Recommended Immunizations for HIV-Positive Adults

...females ages 9-26. Not recommended to be given during pregnancy. Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Measles Mumps Rubella (German Measles) 1 or 2 shots People born before 1957 do not need to receive this vaccine. HIV-positive adults... Read more »
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hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone ever had asevere rash....like the measles and still test negative? Read more »

Please Answer-need the wisdom of you guys

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...not bleeding flesh wound) I have tested at 4 months already negative. Sometime around week 13, I got a rash which looked like german measles. Actually, I just tested at 12 and a half weeks and was moving on when this rash showed. Got the 4 month... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ? Read more »