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How To Manage Influenza When You Are Hiv Positive

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Gardasil plus flu vaccine, false positive HIV?(INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TESTS) (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent Read more »

HIV and Flu Fears

Hey Doc,If someone has HIV what are the risks and complications they can have if they get the... Read more »

The Flu and False Positve HIV Results (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TEST)

I was reading your archives and came across a question about the correlation between false... Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

... [Editor's Note: This interview was initially posted on April 29, 2009, when the virus formally known as novel influenza A (H1N1) was just beginning to spread worldwide. We will continue to periodically update this article as needed to ensure Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS and the Flu

...950,000 people are infected with HIV in the United States. People with HIV/AIDS are considered at increased risk from serious influenza-related complications. Studies have shown an increased risk for heart- and lung-related hospitalizations in... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Doesn't Increase Swine Flu (H1N1) Death Risk, Study Suggests

... Having HIV doesn't make you any more likely to die from H1N1 influenza (also known as swine flu), according to a new French study . 1 Many HIV-positive people had feared that HIV might be Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Recommends Against Using Homeopathic Treatments for HIV, TB, Malaria, Influenza, Infant Diarrhea

...Voice of Young Science Network called on theagency "to condemn the promotion of homeopathy for treating TB, infant diarrhoea, influenza, malaria and HIV."The group, which is part of the Sense About Science organization that advocatesfor... Read more »
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hiv flu/please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does the flu come like the stomach flu, very quickly with little notice with violent vomiting and aches and pains then diminishing quickly Read more »

Re: CMV (for all those with symptoms)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...maybe the tingling too (since it could attack the peripheral nervous system temporarily). Once the acute phase is over (the flu syndrome) there is usually no serious long term adverse effect of CMV, as long as you STAY HIV NEGATIVE. There are... Read more »

P.N

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have any of you wiyh this tingling and numbing been tested for CMV.I think thats my next test. let me know please Read more »

KISSING INFLUENZA!!

Posted by AussieDude, 1 Reply
...exchanged between us. And today its 22th june, wen i woke up in morning i found out that i m having some coughs, nausea and soem flu like illness but the Thermometer is not showing me any Fever. she calls me every day I ask her the same Question... Read more »