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HIV Positive result came back

What is HIV-1 RNA Copies Value 53500 HIV-1 RNA Log10 4.73 value..the units says LOG 10. What does these mean to me. I was just diagnosed of having HIV and I am only 20. I just don't understand...
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
A HIV RNA copy number (or also called the HIV viral load) of 53,500/ml would be considered in the moderate level range. The value of 4.73 log10 copies/ml is another mathematical way of expressing the same number as 53,500. Not to get too much in the... Read more »

HIV positive results after 1 or more yrs

If a person tested negative for HIV 6 months after possible infection, what is the possibility that... Read more »

For God Sake please reply!!!! Am i a HIV Positive as per below result?

I had been in a possible exposure of HIV 11 months before with a PRO.I had used Condoms (&... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Palm Springs, Calif., Sees Increase in HIV-Positive Test Results; Advocacy Group Seeks Additional Funding

An increase in HIV-positive test results is leading the Palm Springs, Calif.-based Desert AIDS Project to request additional funding from the Riverside County Department of Public Health for more testing resources, the Palm Springs Desert Sun ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Can Sue Insurance Company for Not Disclosing HIV-Positive Test Result, Court of Appeals Rules

A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Wednesday ruled that a Wyoming couple can file a lawsuit against Farm Bureau Life Insurance for failing to inform them that they tested HIV-positive, the AP/Minneapolis ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of the WHO/UNICEF Guidelines on Infant Feeding for HIV-Positive Women: Results From a Prospective Cohort Study in South Africa

"The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF recommend that HIV-positive women should avoid all breastfeeding only if replacement feeding is acceptable, feasible, affordable, sustainable, and safe. Little is known about the effectiveness of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria Says 50,000 HIV-Positive People on Antiretrovirals as Result of Donor Funding

The number of HIV-positive Nigerians who are receiving antiretroviral treatment nationwide has increased fivefold in three years to about 50,000, according to Babatunde Osotimehin, chair of the National Action Committee on AIDS, Reuters reports.... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV false positive result

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 3 Replies
Hello everyone. I appreciate if anyone could answer my question regarding pregnancy and HIV False positive result.

My wife may be pregnant and she may be obtaing her routine blood test. I once read that if a pregnant woman was to take a HIV test, the... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

Faster result if positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry if this sounds stupid but I went to my Gp the other day to ask for a HIV test which I then had on Tuesday morning. The doc said it would take around 5 to 6 days for the results to come back but I was wondering if the results came up positive... Read more »

I think I am positive. Waiting for the test result

Posted by whatwillhappen, 1 Reply
I just went to the lab to get the blood test and will receive my test result from my doctor on Thursday. I have been having many of the symptoms for about a month now. I'm pretty sure my result will come back positive. Is there someone I can talk... Read more »