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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Travel to the US (HIV+)

HeyI was informed of my status in 2003 at the age of 23. I have since been put onto meds and have an undetectable VL and healthy 397 CD4 with NO visible symptoms or ill health.I have many friends in the US (I'm in the UK) and was wondering how it...
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
Can't give you any advice per se, but I think you have already outlined the plan. Read more »

HIV PCR RNA Quantitative Test Positive (ANOTHER EXAMPLE WHY PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009)

Hello,I have a protected intercourse and unprotected Oral Sex durimg the months of May and JUNE, and due to my curiosity, I went to the clinic and did a PCR RNA Test which came Positive this was last week, and yesterday I did a spot test which came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You are thinking of killing yourself because you might be HIV positive. Often I skip over these melodramatic posts, as I think they are highly insensitive to those of us who struggle with Read more »

blood test for underwrting

my quesition is this when samples of blood are taken from your finger blood spot tests do companies such as met life test for hiv as a routing screening for insurance polocies of $100,000thank you
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...If the policy requires you to submit a blood sample for underwriting purposes, an HIV test would typically be one of the tests. Most life insurance polices (other than guaranteed issue under a group policy) would Read more »

needing your opinion please.

Doctor Bob, indeed you are a inspiration. here is my sit:on october 26th of 2007 I had a 30 minutes incounter of unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a female of unknown status. Im 21 year old male who has had only 3 sexual partners. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Dude, you've had 15 negative ELISA/rapid tests out to nine months plus a negative HIV RNA PCR at 10 weeks and you're wondering if you need additional tests!?!?!?!? No, silly boy, of course not! You've had way, way, Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: Scant Progress With Pediatric HIV

...receiving antiretroviral treatment, up from just 500 in 2004. The uptick is largely due to the availability of the dry blood-spot test to detect HIV. This method can be used to test infants following birth; prior to a few years ago, a Mozambican... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Gay Groups Blast City-Sponsored HIV Ad

... Last week, New York City health officials launched a new prevention effort that seeks to counter HIV complacency among men who have sex with men (MSM). However, two gay and lesbian advocacy groups said the campaign's TV ad is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: City Offers New HIV Testing; Procedure Detects Virus Earlier, Could Identify "Hot Spots" Where It Is Spread

... Baltimore's switch from conventional HIV antibody testing to RNA-based testing could help authorities diagnose new cases more quickly, aiding prevention efforts. Dr. Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on. Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate any help Read more »

HIV TESTING

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a one time high risk unprotected insertive vaginal intercourse with lady later found out she was +. She was about to start her period and some spotting was evident after intercourse. I thought I had all the ars symptoms even though they... Read more »

For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...thought i would wait until after a nights sleep, make sure i gave you all the right facts. Anyway the news is that I took a HIV Duo Test - 28 Day Test as I was unsure of my last sex contact with the girl i was seeing. Believe it or not I lost... Read more »

HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Think of antibodies as HIV soldiers the HIV test is accurate provided your body has had enough time to recognize and react to your infection. Years ago Read more »