How Long Is It Before Most Infected People Test Positive Through An Hiv Antibody Test?
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Stanford University, School of Medicine1. You can have symptoms after developing antibodies.2. Possible, not well described.3. Yes.4. Possible, but most viral loads are set by around 6 months after infection.5. Your CD4 counts are in the normal range but your CD4% is already low. This... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello again K,No matter how many times you write in, my assessment and advice will not change. So for now we'll have to agree to disagree. You're positive you're positive. I'm positive you're not. So we'll just have to... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalI am glad you have done so well. Let's look at your non-idiotic questions:1) Life expectancy has been increasing every year due to the availability of new drugs to treat HIV. A 20 year old entering care can expect to live close to another 50... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIn general a positive HCV antibody test and negative viral load indicates exposure and clearing of the infection. This has been reported to happen in about 20% of people exposed. It is unclear as to the probability of reemergence of active, chronic... Read more »
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Posted by sunkyst, 3 RepliesDoes anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood can be checked for viral loads, why can't they do this when doing a HIV test, rather than test... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIf you actually DO have ARS symptoms, how long after those symptoms would one test positive on an antibody test?
And before any of the regulars jump in with the "you cannot judge by symptoms, if you feel you are at risk, get tested"........I think... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi, I pray all are well. Does anyone have data on if people who take hiv antibody test after 6 months with no further exposures with negative results take possibly hiv rna or dna test and come back positive for hiv? Thank you happy holidays and... Read more »
Posted by ruans, 6 RepliesI've only seen 2 cases here worthy of worry; red32 (had relation with HIV+ person, developed, candida, 15 days fever, etc...to this day has neuropathy same as his wife; and myself with a very similar simptomatology and serology (cd4/cd8).
I am... Read more »
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