Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Soon Can You Test Positive For HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

pregnant but tested positive with hiv but not taking drugs

Hello, As stated above and am not taking the drugs because my cd4 is 556. do i need to take the drug with the cd4 count. I am skeptical because i was adviced that with my cd4 count my baby should be safe and its better avoiding the side effects of...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...pregnancy.During pregnancy their are 2 goals for antiretroviral therapy:1) to prevent disease progression for the mother and 2) to prevent HIV from being transmitted to the baby.It is true that for the former you may not need treatment, but for... Read more »

Positive P24, but still not testing positive for HIV 18 months later

Friend tested positive for P24 one month after sexual exposure when he became ill. Two years later... Read more »

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mid-Missouri Group Sees Increase in People Seeking HIV/AIDS Services, Patients Testing Positive for HIV

... Mid-Missouri has experienced an 18 percent increase in people seeking treatment for HIV/AIDS, according to RAIN, the organization that handles case management for patients in the area, AP/ Springfield News-Leader reports Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.S. Residents Test Positive For HIV at Late Stage, Few High School Students Being Tested, CDC Reports Find

...one year and an additional 6.7 percent within the next two years (Reuters Health 6/25). R. Luke Shouse of CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, said, "This means that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fewer Cambodians Test Positive for HIV in 2007

...testing positive for HIV in 2007 dropped, even as more people presented for screening. Figures from the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs show that almost 300,000 underwent testing in 2007, of whom 5 percent were HIV-positive.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Testing Positive for HIV

... What a Positive HIV Test Means Testing positive for HIV means that your blood has signs of the virus that causes AIDS. A positive test does not mean that you have AIDS. Many people who test positive for HIV do not get symptoms of AIDS... Read more »
Connect With Others

boyfriend just tested positive for hiv

Posted by lion355, 1 Reply
...I am a woman and my boyfriend just tested positive for HIV. Ours is a long distance relationship, so the sex was irregular. We had unprotected sex during the course of one year. I Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »