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Hiv Prevention Shots

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hiv and flu shots

Hey Dr. I was reading your response about flu vaccinations and wheather or not it can result in a false positive. I read that you said this issue was resolved. Well i recently went in to have an hiv test(HIV 1/2 EIA) done. right before I had the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Please note a reactive ELISA and negative confirmatory Western Blot is considered a negative HIV-screening test. This was corroborated by your follow-up negative rapid test. There are many reasons for positive preliminary ELISA test results.... Read more »

Flu shots and AIDS/HIV

Is there a definitive answer on whether people with AIDS and/or HIV should take flu shots?... Read more »

HIV+ and Vaccination Shots

Hello,On 9-7-04 I was told I was HIV+. I have received a HEP A shot, TB test, Pneumovax, flu shot... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

At the Crossroads -- HIV and the People's Republic of China

Developing and implementing a model HIV prevention program at the grass-roots level in the People's Republic of China is a very difficult undertaking, but this is the task we have agreed to with the Health Bureau of Zhejiang Province in China. The... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Promising New Research on Preventive and Therapeutic HIV Vaccines

May 18, 2011, was HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, a time to remind ourselves of the worldwide effort to create vaccines to help prevent HIV infection and to boost the immune systems of people already infected with the virus. The past three weeks have... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Shots and the Upcoming Flu Season

Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes hundreds of thousands of Americans ill each year. It can cause many complications for people with damaged immune systems, including people living with HIV. Despite... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Blog Examines "Test and Treat" Approach as HIV/AIDS Prevention Tactic

NPR's "Shots " blog examines the "test and treat" approach to HIV care and prevention, which "relies on the fact that taking HIV drugs dramatically reduces a person's risk of transmitting the virus to others," and, "[a]s more and more people are put... Read more »
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Flu Shot

Posted by LoveMe, 5 Replies
Good afternoon POZ..can i get your thoughts on flu shot? Read more »

flu shot

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
I had a flu shot back in September...would that screw up my HIV tests??? Read more »

tetanus shot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know or could find out if having a tetanus shot 1 week after a possible hiv exposure could prolong the window period.Ive ask many people and no one can give me a straight answer,I was hoping one of you with contact with a hiv expert ... Read more »

Flu shots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wondered, is there any connection to HIV appearing in the system after receiving a flu shot? I never had any problems with my health until I had a flu shot for the first time. Then within two or three months, I was having chronic yeast... Read more »