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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests: a CD4 count and a viral load test. This resource breaks down what it means to monitor these two important numbers. You'll want to have them checked a few times a year when you visit the doctor for monitoring. If you want, take some time to...
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is hiv-antibody test paper 100 safe?

hello dear sir, i have once got a piece of hiv-antibody test paper from a doctor friend, and did the blood test myself at home. later i know the test paper use the hiv antigen to find the antibody, so i am very nervous and worried. it is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You can't get HIV infected from an HIV test paper. There is no intact infectious virus present for you to get infected from. KH... Read more »

is hiv-antibody test paper 100 safe?

hello dear sir, i have once got a piece of hiv-antibody test paper from a doctor friend, and did the blood test myself at home. later i know the test paper use the hiv antigen to find the antibody, so i am very nervous and worried. it is...
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
NO.... Read more »

touch condom and tissue paper

I SLEPT WITH A PROSTITUTE WITH A CONDOM BUT DID NOT BURST.I SUCKED HER BREAST AND ALSO SHE SUCKED MY PENIS.AFTER HAVING SEX, I USED THE CONDOM TOGETHER WITH THE TISSUE PAPER SHE USED TO CLEAN HER VAGINA TO CLEAN SPERM OUT OF MY PENIS.I USED IT AFTER...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Your HIV-acquisition risk from the activity described is essentially nonexistent. I see no reason for worry. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Using the same tissue paper to clean up post-nookie would not pose a significant... Read more »

Paper Cut (TEARS)

I was recently working with a child who is HIV positive. The child had to receive vaccinations and was crying. As i consoled her, i wiped tears from her face, forgetting that I had a rather deep paper cut on my finger from the day before. Can HIV be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Can tears transmit HIV? Ahhhh . . . another QTND (Question That Never Dies). No, HIV cannot be transmitted by tears, saliva, sputum, sweat, urine, vomitus, nasal mucous or feces, unless they contain visible blood.I'll reprint some posts... Read more »
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Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
read this in the paper today, thought id share it with ya......

Mar 28, 9:43 AM EST

AIDS Drugs Show Prevention Promise

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE
AP Medical Writer

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RESEARCH PAPER- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by MsAshley, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!
-I also posted this under "I just tested hiv positive" as anonymous..I forgot I registered.

I am a college student that is doing a psych. research paper on HIV/AIDS. I want some feedback from someone that is actually dealing with this.... Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer

BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV (news - web sites) test results not just hundreds, as hospital officials have suggested,... Read more »

will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »