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How Long Does It Take To Get Results For An Hiv Blood Test

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Mild alteration in my blood test. Should I be worried?

I am 46 years old man who is positively charged since 1991 and on HAART therapy since 2001, when my CD4 count dropped to 44 and I had pneumocistosys. After being discharged from the hospital, I started my treatment with antiretrovirals. I am on the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your current HIV regimen is usually safe for the liver and pancreas. From what you described the level of concern about significant liver/pancreas Read more »

Inconclusive results on multiple blood tests.

Hello, I am mildly concerned about a couple of 'inconclusive' HIV tests that I just had. I have been with the same partner (my wife) for over 11 years and the last time I was with someone else sexually was almost 12 years ago. Both my wife and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If you've had no HIV exposures and tested HIV negative 3 years ago, then your chances of being HIV infected now are nonexistent. There are many reasons Read more »

Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test

Hi Dr. Frascino,I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a trace of HIV Ag/Ab, the sample was sent for confirmation by Western Blot which those results came back as HIV 1 Western Blot indeterminate Gp 3 and HIV p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...22 YR. OLD FEMALE THAT HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 6 YRS. AND HAS 4 KIDS NOW. WHEN I WAS PREGNANT WITH MY LAST CHILD THEY DID A HIV BLOOD TEST AND IT CAME BACK POSITIVE FOR HIV. AFTER THAT THEY DID ANOTHER BLOOD TEST AND A WESTERN BLOT TEST. THE BLOOD... Read more »

Blood Test

Hi, I am 20 years old, I lost my virginity when i was 16-17. I recently went for a blood test because I have been having headaches, dizzy spells etc. I havnt had a blood test since I have been with this guy, I cant remember if he used a condom or...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Please read through "Approximate Timeline of Testing and Symptoms of AIDS" (http://www.thebody.com/sowadsky/timeline.html) for more information on your time period question. Waiting to get a test result Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...to HIV, talk to your health care provider about getting tested for HIV. Testing for Acute HIV Infection The normal HIV blood test will come back negative for someone who was infected very recently. The test looks for antibodies produced by... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot your blood if you get a cut. It is the most common blood test. Test at baseline and every 3-6 months. Chemistry Panel (See fact sheet 122 ): This combination of... Read more »
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Considering HIV Treatment

...least two classes. Combining HIV drugs is the best way to reduce the amount of HIV in your blood ( viral load ). Baseline Blood Tests Before you start HIV treatment, your health care provider should have you take a number of blood tests.... Read more »
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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 »

Chances that I am HIV positive?

Posted by Tallscot, 1 Reply
...Condom. She gave me lots of Blowjobs in that time so there is a risk from me catching HIV from them aswell. I went for an HIV blood test on the friday afternoon(yesterday) at the GUM Clinic and also a Urine test. The doctor says he can have the... Read more »

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 »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, Read more »