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HIV Test / HIV Medication

Hi -My partner, we have been together over a year, is HIV positive. I had symptoms back in february which seemed like seroconversion, and an ora quick came back positive in February as well. After that, I performed high risk sexual activity...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Atripla as PEP within 72 hours, she may decide to continue you on PEP for a full 28-day course. You would then need follow-up HIV testing at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.It's still possible this could all work... Read more »

Taking Medications while testing for HIV and Hepatitis

Hello Dr, I promise i will donate to the organization. I got tested for HIV and Hepatitis C and... Read more »

Does anti Viral medication effect HIV test results?

My Physician prescribed me Famtrex 250 dialy one tablet after dinner as i had been daignosed with... Read more »
Articles
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing in all health care settings for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infectious-Disease Specialist MarkAlain Dery at Tulane Medical Center Uses Music to Promote HIV Testing

...Annual HAMP (HIV Awareness Music Project) at One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St. The musical review's performers will undergo rapid HIV testing in a bid to show patrons how easy it is to get screened and know your status. HAMP is the brainchild of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Recommendations for HIV Testing as Part of Routine Medical Care

...Coates said it is important to recommend HIV screening even without follow-up discussions because it indicates to patients that HIV tests are an important component of medical care. This can convey important health messages to teenagers, Coates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

VA to Begin Offering Routine, Voluntary HIV Tests at Medical Centers

... The Veterans Affairs Department on Monday began "offering routine HIV tests to veterans who receive medical care," the Associated Press/ Washington Post reports. The new policy follows CDC's recommendations Read more »
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Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative. Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story... Read more »

Sexual Assualt, HIV testing, depression.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative. Tested for HIV @ 28 days DUO AgAb and again @ 87 days with a rapid bloodtest Ab, beleive it was Abbott Determine, both HIV tests come back as Negative. So far so good. HIV tests were done with Dr fully registered with the GMC and... Read more »

My Brother Tested HIV Positive

Posted by PJ211, 3 Replies
I really don't know what to say or how to talk to him about it. How do I start without falling apart in the process? The irony is that we're twins and it tears me apart. I always knew he needed to be safe, but I know he's lived a dangerous... Read more »