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Hiv Test And Steroid Detection

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steroids and hiv testing

Hello Dr Bob, first off let me tell how great this site is. I don't think there is one other site on the web that is helping so many people!My question is about five years ago I was treated with steroids for a nerve problem in my neck, could this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."infracted", by the way) today, right? Your use of steroids five years ago definitely will not affect HIV test results. If your HIV tests are negative, you'll need to look elsewhere for the cause of your symptoms. HIV is not your problem. No way.... Read more »

Again positive HIV with steroid interfere

Hi Doctor Bob in order to remember my case I am the man who has congenital adrenal Hyperplasia and... Read more »

Sorry Dr. Bob, i meant Saline or saltwater not salt ware.

Dr. Bob, Yesterday morning i had to go to a medical emergency, because after a long time, after... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
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Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...didn't find any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no blood on my hand so if I didi get stuck it didnt go very deep but I did see a very... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

HIV & seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Hartigan, 1 Reply
...negative for HIV but positive for Hep B antibodies, but it's unlikely my illness was cause by Hep B. The doctor told me that the HIV test was definitive - I don't have HIV. I was quite relieved. But then two weeks ago I developed seborrheic... Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Read more »