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Hiv Booster Shot

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HAPPY NEW YEAR DOC A quick question, i know that PEP extends waiting period for ELISA test and others for up to 6 months post-exposure, if it is warranted. But if I take a immune booster after my PEP for 3 months, will this delay...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Immune boosters" will not delay HIV seroconversion. They probably won't "boost" your immune system either, but that's another story. Happy Healthy New Year to you Read more »

Immune boosters and supplements

Hi DocMy husband is HIV positive and on ARVs. Can he possibly as well take some immune boosters... Read more »

Are immunity boosters to be avoided

Dear Dr. Conway,This question doesn't really fall into your category, but it doesn't really fall... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia's Education Ministry Launches HIV/AIDS Booster Packs for Teachers, Staff

... Namibia's Ministry of Education has made immune system booster packs part of its efforts to mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in the country, the Namibian/ reports. The packs aim to ensure that teachers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: High-Risk Men Needed for HIV Vaccine Study Dallas are recruiting participants for a trial to determine if two potential vaccines will stimulate an immune response to HIV. The three-year study is seeking to enroll 40 to 50 healthy, HIV-negative men who have sex with men, as well as... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

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, Read more »
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Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...can discuss their experience with the same issue. I'm sure that I am not the only one in here who has ever experienced the HIV+ issue and needing the Yellow Fever Vaccination. Read more »

here goes

Posted by will_live2, 2 Replies
i had my first visit wit the specialist... they asked so many questions.. i have two Doctors to see me thru this. they seems to be very nice.. i was very nervous.. my blood pressure was very high and my heart was racing.. my next appt is to see the... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
...Hi, I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wondering if any of the above would skew a hiv test? nextly i was vaccinated within the last 10 years for hep B do you get a booster? i had all 3 shots, actually 4 because Read more »