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Hiv Blood Transfusions Every 3 Months

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hiv and blood transfusion

over the last 2 years i had to have 2 blood transfusions.about 6 months after the last one i developed hiv with avery high viral count of 2.5 million.cna this high of an amount be attributed to sexual contact or am i right in assuming huge amounts...
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
You can have very high viral load levels during acute infection regardless of the method of transmission. Read more »

New Blood transfusion being released?

My clinic has started new treatments where they give you plazma for 22 treatments and at a cost of $3000 for each treatment medicare is taking up most of the cost. I was told there is only a fatique side effect the day after the transfusion and that...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...A $3000 x22 treatments for HIV? I've never heard of it; I'd be suspicious. Please send us more information. BY Read more »

Epogen and blood transfusions

Hi!! I just was wondering how Epogen works and how you can use it to decrease the number of blood transfusions that may be required? Thanks so much for your time!,curious girl
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be live saving when treating severe anemia. However, there are a variety of well known risk and shortcomings associated with blood transfusions, including:1. Transmission of bloodborne infections2. Hemolytic reactions3. Volume overload4.... Read more »

hiv thru blood transfusion

what are the odds of getting hiv if you receive a blood transfusion that has hiv
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The estimated statistical risk for acquiring HIV from receiving a transfusion with HIV-tainted blood would be 9 out of every 10 exposures. In other words, it would be extremely Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctors in Kazakhstan on Trial for Medical Malpractice Following HIV Outbreak Among Children Who Received Blood Transfusions

...doctors in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, are on trial for medical malpractice following an HIV outbreak among children who received blood transfusions at their hospital, the New York Times reports. Since summer 2006, 100 children who received blood... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Report on Growing Pressure on Chinese Government to Acknowledge How Blood Transfusions, Donations in 1990s Contributed to Spread of HIV/AIDS in China

...examines the factors that contributed to the spread of HIV/AIDS among people living in China who donated blood and received blood transfusions at government-run hospitals in the 1990s. According to the newspaper, "the Chinese government has yet... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctors in Kazakhstan Convicted for Criminal Negligence Following HIV Outbreak Among Children Who Received Blood Transfusions

...sentenced to prison after being convicted of criminal negligence following an HIV outbreak among a group of children who received blood transfusions at their hospital, Reuters reports (Reuters, 6/27). Since the summer of 2006, 118 children who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Health Ministry to "Severely Punish" People Responsible for Unsafe Blood Sales; 25 People Receive HIV-Positive Blood Through Transfusions

...of Changchun, China, which has authority in Dehui, began investigating the blood bank in October 2005 after six recipients of blood transfusions donated by the bank died. Bureau officials diagnosed the man, identified as Song, as HIV-positive on... Read more »
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blood tranfusions

Posted by thuglife09, 1 Reply
...hi ppl, I got one simple question or 2 or3 ... I just had a blood transfusion about 2 weeks ago and i didn't have HIV then, my test came back negative. I don't mess around or use drugs. I want to know how well do these hospitals test the blood Read more »

accident victim hiv+ after blood transfusion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Accident victim HIV+ after blood transfusion My 19 year old daughter was a victim of a drunk driver. She was on life support for a month, in the Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...industry for financial gain. [edit] Infectious diseases Blood donated in Australia has been tested for Hepatitis B since 1972, HIV-1 since 1985, Hepatitis C since 1990, HIV-2 since 1992/3, and HTLV-1 since 1993. As with other blood transfusion... Read more »

Just a dubt

Posted by deddy, 6 Replies
...hey guys, how are you? well, i have this question, maybe some can help me... i have 2 and 3 months negative test before insertive oral sex, BUT, now, on month 4, i have severe diarreah, enterly liquid (without fever).... do Read more »