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Hiv Hiding In Bone Marrow Affect Window Period

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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...30, more bone is removed than added. This makes the bones lighter and more fragile, putting them at greater risk for injury. Many people have weak bones and don't know it. That is because bone loss often happens over a long period of time and doesn't hurt. For many people, a broken bone is the first sign that they have a bone disorder. Bone Disease and HIV Being HIV-positive puts you at higher risk for bone disease. Experts don't know...
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Why PEP affects the window period?

Hi Dr. Bob!I have noticed that when somebody ask you about the window period or the reliability of a ELISA after 3 months you say is ok, but if this person took the PEP, a 3 months negative is a extremely encouraging finding but not conclusive until...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Andres,PEP should only be recommended for individuals who have had a very significant HIV exposure. The CDC recommends an additional HIV test at the six-month mark in addition to the usual three-month test for folks Read more »

Please help me understand this, do you think this will also affect HIV window period or a false result.

Hi Dr. Brian, second try, please answer and advice me on this. New update from Body on March 1st. http://www.thebody.com/updates/2007-03-01.htmlHerpes Treatment Can Control Herpes and HIV Viral Load, Study FindsTreatment with the herpes drug Valtrex...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...The effect of Valtrex is purely on herpes simplex, not on HIV directly. The reason it seems to reduce the HIV viral load is that the herpes virus itself has an effect on HIV replication. Read more »

hpv and hiv window period

I have hpv and I was wondering would that prolong my hiv window period of 3 months I already took a test at 4 months and it said negative can you help me please I'm confused
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...here! Also, no reason for concern; HPV would not affect your ability to make anti-HIV antibodies, the duration of the window period or accuracy of any HIV-related tests. Your negative test at four months is definitive and conclusive. Yell... Read more »

Does PEP affect the antibody window period?

Hi!If you had an occupational exposure to HIV and took PEP would this affect your confidence in a negative antibody test after six months? I've read on other forums that there is a possibility that PEP would delay the onset of antibody production....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...know if going on Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after an occupational exposure to HIV, will affect the HIV antibody window period or not. There have been some cases where a healthcare worker had an occupational exposure to HIV, went on PEP... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...(PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...nosebleeds, or heavy or long menstrual periods HIV infection itself Many opportunistic infections related to HIV disease Kidney or bone marrow damage Some thyroid conditions Some drugs that are commonly used to treat HIV and related... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...to develop alcohol-related liver disease, particularly cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) and hepatitis, after a shorter time period than men. Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can cause an increase in hepatic adenomas (liver tumors) and... Read more »
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Hiv window period for testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
...within same months from raped but all my testing negative my gf she is neg and I was corcern about will she miss up my testing period . I been tested from two weeks two 19 months negative I have did few hiv rna etst at 4 weeks and 8 weeks and 12... Read more »

who appovred window period for hiv

Posted by nomoreworry4me
... cdc or fda appoved window period . dont they really have to make sure they know what they are talking about before telling people about window period to cover Read more »

hiv window period 6 weeks the top

Posted by nomoreworry4me
... Massachusetts says 6 weeks call 1-800-235-2331 why there so many defferent window periods Read more »