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How Long Does Hiv Takes To Show In Blood

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AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...Volume (MCV) measures the average volume (size) of individual red blood cells. A low MCV means that the cells are smaller than normal. This is usually caused by an iron deficiency or chronic disease. A high MCV can be caused by HIV medications. This is not dangerous. However, a high MCV can indicate megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are large and pale. This is caused by a shortage of folic acid. While the MCV measures the average...
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BLOOD IN MY STOOL

Im a South African and have been on HIV meds since 2005 and take efavirenz and truvada. I noticed blood on my stool round about march this year and the doctor administered barium enema because he was suspecting that this might be a sign of cancer....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Meds unlikely to be causing blood in stool. Most common cause is an external or internal hemorrhoid followed by polyps, fissures,A/V telangiectasias, infections, Read more »

REPLY-reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert, THANK you VERY VERY much for finding time to answer my question. God Bless you. I wish you all the VERY BEST. You are an Angel. You deserve all the VERY BEST.Love from Cyprus :)I will make a Donation
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...realized that the cotton had blood on it (not from me). Dear Doctor, if the blood on the cotton was from a previous patient with HIV positive, and left blood on my hand (while the nurse touched the cotton on me) and then the needle entered my... Read more »

reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert,First I want to say that I really feel very PROUD of you!! You are an Angel!! Doctor, please excuse me if my question sounds crazy but I am extremely worried about it. My question is as follows:Last Wednesday I went to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood into you to cause an infection. Your worries are completely unwarranted.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at (www.concertedeffort.org). Thank you for your support!Be... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first recognized in... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...your body doesn't get enough blood that carries oxygen. Anemia can be mild, moderate, or severe. It can also be temporary or a longer-lasting problem. With severe or long-lasting anemia, the lack of oxygen in the blood can damage the heart,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...worse. Some studies show that people may even get back some fat underthe skin after switching. However, this process may take a long time or it maybe hard to see for those who have more severe cases of lipoatrophy. People who have not... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
... how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

answer guys

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...broken .it wasnt...then i washed my hands with water alone ..then i catch some water in my hands to wash my mouth out...can i get hiv if the water goes down my throat Read more »

hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i was wondering how long it takes to get hiv results back from blood testing?? reply ASAP!!!! Read more »

How long does the HIV test take?

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
...It has been a week and I am still waiting for the result. I thought ELISA is a quick test? Does that means my blood has to go through Western Blot........... I know ELISA can produce false positive but that small 1% chance doesn't seems very Read more »