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Hiv Spots

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FOR HIV SPOTTING, TWO

This information from an article last year from a major magazine. If you go to be checked for possible H.I.V. exposure, chances are you'll be given a blood test. While this test is considered highly sensative in detecting the AIDS virus,...
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
...Again this data is only half of the story. This article appeared in Nature Medicine a year ago. No other confirmatory tests (ie HIV DNA PCR or plasma viral load, culture) were performed on those samples to determine whether they were true or... Read more »

spotting and hiv transmission

I am 20 weeks pregnant and my ultrasound has shown some spots in my baby's bowels. The doctor... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Western Cape to Target HIV Hot Spots After Survey

... The latest survey of the Western Cape's 25 health districts shows that while overall HIV prevalence fell slightly last year, an uptick was detected in several areas. In 2006, prevalence ranged from 3.9 percent in the 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 Body

Five Things About HIV They're Not Telling You

...Poz.com last month, Sean joined a chorus of advocates who are furious over a fearful New York City public health commercial. The spot says "it's never just HIV," and shows horrific HIV outcomes that include broken bones, insanity and even a... Read more »
Connect With Others

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

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 Read more »

HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infection so the window period of unceartainty lasted 6 months. But the new 3rd generation Elisa test are quick to find HIV they can spot antibodie in almost all infected people just 22 days after exposure, still different people's immune systems... Read more »

Wool spots or floaters!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...To tell people that floaters or wool spots are nothing is BS! HIV retnopathy can occur very early in the infection Read more »