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Hiv Test Five Weeks

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Testing Whether AIDS Drug Regimens Can Be Taken Only Five Days a Week to Cut Costs, Reduce Side Effects

Researchers in Boston and Uganda are exploring the implications of allowing HIV-positive patients to take a break from their medications every weekend, a strategy that could reduce the cost of treating the disease and improve the quality of life for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Oklahoman Publishes Five-Part Series on HIV/AIDS, Related Issues

The Oklahoman this week published a five-part series on HIV/AIDS issues. Summaries of articles in the series appear below: "Thousands of Oklahomans have died of AIDS ": The Oklahoman on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS prevalence in the state. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan Hospital Transplants Five HIV-Infected Organs

Last week in Taiwan, five transplant recipients received organs from a deceased HIV-infected donor due to a lapse in operating procedures, the Taipei-based National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) announced on its website over the weekend. NTUH... Read more »
Ask the Experts

sore throat for five weeks...please help!!!!

Hi Dr. Bob,First off, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. And secondly, thank you for your help on this website.About a month ago I had a finger stick hiv test and it was negative. It was well beyond three months from a possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A few facts:1.A negative HIV test beyond the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.2.You cannot get HIV infected by getting tested for HIV. (That would be really counterproductive, doncha think?)3.A negative test at four... Read more »

first lab results in first five weeks?

Ive been on treatment for 5 weeks now on sustiva viread and emtriva originally my vl was 44000 and t cell of 12 my test came back vl of 60 and t cell of 34 while Im excited that I went down to 60vl allmost undetectable in five weeks Im a little...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.You're viral load response is excellent and a very important prognostic indictator. I'm not too concerned about the CD4 count, as it takes longer to see improvement in the immune measures. Basically, the viral... Read more »

Four or five months still considered early infection?

Dr Young: I admire you for your intellect and honest concerning HIV. I believe I had contact with HIV on 26th of june 2001 and have tested negavive as of september 17th 2001. If I later test positive in the next six weeks could I benifit from...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.More and more often, we are identifying persons with acute HIV infection. This situation is one where the person has an indeterminate or negative antibody test but positive viral load or positive de-tuned antibody... Read more »

Five Straight Hours and Counting

I just read every question in your forum back to August 27, 2007. I'm crossing my fingers that will convince you to answer my question because I'm starting to feel like I'm stalking you. So here goes (again). I took PEP 58 hours after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sure, I'll help you out. Exactly what part of "you are HIV negative" are you having difficulty understanding?Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 23 weeks (and post-PEP) are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem.... Read more »
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elisa test five years latter

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After five years of my last low risk relation (oral sex, no cum), I made me a elisa test last week, it was negative, My question is Im HIV-? Read more »

11 weeks tested and 12 weeks tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm done, I tested at 11 weeks and was still in doubt because of the symptoms that would not go away so I retested at 12 weeks 3 days. That's it, The hospital uses 3rd gen elisa + HIV 1 and 2. Just for your info, I got swollen and aching lymph... Read more »

ive been hiv possive for five years

Posted by dee261985, 5 Replies
ive been possive for five years and dont no how to deal with it im single 25 n when i meet people the min i tell them i have hiv they turn me down im not like most people i do tell them i dont no what to do can eny 1 help me Read more »

Just tested positive a few weeks ago

Posted by pooo, 13 Replies
Hello all I am new to the board, but I wanted to come here to meet positive people that are going through the same thing I am. I am a 29 y/o hiv positive female. When I first found out that I was positive, I felt as if my world was over, but I... Read more »