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How Long Does It Take For Hiv To Show Up In One's Blood

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Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

Introduction Lab tests, or blood work, can give important clues about your overall health and HIV disease. Many of these tests should be done shortly after learning that you're HIV-positive. This will establish a "baseline" measure of your immune health and show how active HIV is. Knowing this information will help you watch for changes in your health over time as well as check the impact of any treatments that you take. Factors such as age,...
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Testing, which one(s) and how long after event?

Dr. Frascino, thank you for answering my question and as promised I donated. Follow up as I am still a bit paranoid. I had a rapid, oral hiv test at the 19 day mark which came back negative. How much stock should I put into this? I have seen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Any negative HIV-antibody test can be considered encouraging; however, tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive. I cannot verify the 75% statistic, but even if it's true missing one in four... Read more »

how long a HIV virus can survive in da water,even if its contain blood.

I want to know,how long hiv virus can be alive in da blood,and if a drop of blood is there in the glass of water whice is carrying hiv virus,than how long the virus can survive....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, there is absolutely no risk from a situtation like the one you're describing. NONE.There's needs to be HIV positive body fluid coming out of someone's body and going immediately/directly into yours.... Read more »

Blood Electrification - one more time (BLOOD ELECTRIFICATION) (CONSPIRACY THEORY REGARDING THE CURE)

I am not sure why you haven't heard about this and I am not sure why you don't pursue it. It is certainly being pursued here in Australia and in Europe. Following the March 1991 AIDS conference, at which Dr Kaali described what would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Conspiracy Theorist Crackpot,Please note that scientific "discoveries" from 1991 would be considered the Dark Ages as far as HIV/AIDS scientific research is concerned. Science has progressed light years since then. Folks who have... Read more »

Switching from a Long Successful Combo To a simpler one

I'm interested in simplifying my meds and would appreciate your feedback. I've been HIV+ for 16 years, have never taken monotherapy, started (and still take) AZT+3TC as soon as 3TC hit the market and tried the original Saquinavir for 3...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Wow, this regimen is certainly a blast from the past. Some clinicians like to see long-term data before prescribing any of these new-fangled drugs for HIV infection. But this tired old lipid raising, fat redistributing dog had its day, and that day... Read more »
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gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Response from Mr. Sowadsky

Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue.

If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and... Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
I need to know if anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N
or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin ... Read more »

How long does the ARS last ? Does all symptoms comes at once or it comes one after another ?

Posted by Iampanicked, 1 Reply
Even though there was stomach discomfort for 20 days post 4 weeks post exposure. My other ARS like symptoms have been going on for the last 4 weeks though its severities have reduced a lot. I would like to know whether all the symptoms comes at... Read more »

HIV in dry blood

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone have an idea how long HIV can live outside of the body in blood? Is it 5 min? Is it one hr?

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