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How To Read Ppd Test On Hiv Person

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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...long and can be difficult to understand. It is a good idea to look through it as it contains important information about the drug. If you have any questions, ask your doctor, pharmacist or a treatment educator at your local AIDS service organization. The package insert follows a standard format for every medication. After some identifying information such as the brand name and generic name of the product, the following sections appear: ...
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HIV symptoms and failed PPD test

Hello Doctor,I am a 25 year old male, caucasian that is straight. I have recently had extreme fatigue, sore throat, dry cough, red eyes(pink eye like), chills, and fevers. I never get sick, this is the first time in 10 years or so that i have had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scenario based on the limited information you have so far! You may well have something going on, but I very strongly doubt it's HIV related. I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet (although I have my suspicions). I'd... Read more »

Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't get to. I'll reprint some information about finding a cure below.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( Holidays.Dr. BobI REALLY NEED YOU!!!! (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV... Read more »

Can ARV's cause a rapid HIV test to read negative?

Hi Doc,I have been on ARV's for the past 6 years and my CD4 count has been between 700-830. I have not done a viral load test for they are very expensive in Kenya.I have been doing random HIV testing and they have all shown positive but 5 days ago I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I have no explanation for why the test would be negative, but more importantly, why are you continuing to get HIV antibody tests when you are already HIV positive and receiving HIV treatment? Read more »


Dear Dr. Daar, I would sincerely appreciate an answer to this question. If a person was simultaneously infected with tb and HIV would they definitely produce an antibody response to both? This is my story. I am the mother of an 11 year old and 7 1/2...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...agree with the other providers you have seen. Based upon what you have outlined it seems highly unlikely that your daughter has HIV. How the family was exposed to TB I cold not tell you based upon the information available. At this point... Read more »
The Body PRO

Current Options for First-Line Treatment of HIV Infection

...borderline hypertension, with a systolic pressure of 142 and a diastolic pressure of 88. A pap smear is done and CIN 1 is detected. A purified protein derivative (PPD) is placed and is 0 mm at 48 - 72 hours. Since her diagnosis, the patient has... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

... Platelet Count Chemistry Screen (CHEM-25 OR SMA-25) Lymphocyte Subsets and Viral Load: Specific Tests for People With HIV Resistance Tests Other Tests That May Be Done Table of Common Tests and Ranges Interpreting Viral Load Numbers... Read more »
The Body

Top HIV/AIDS-Related Clinical Developments of 2010

...(Bactrim, Septra) for opportunistic infection prophylaxis and were screened for latent tuberculosis; those with a positive PPD (purified protein derivative) skin test (about a quarter of the cohort) received isoniazid (Tubizid). ... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...are seeing other health care providers, besides your HIV specialist, be sure that they are all in contact. Track Your HIV/AIDS Tests It's best to buy a notebook and use it whenever you go to the doctor to write questions you have and take... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
... My questions are as follow. Is it possible to have skin conditions associated with HIV as I described within this time frame (1 year 8 months)? Is it possible that this could be molluscum... Read more »


Posted by sbev1981
...husband in my life that Masters in BioChemistry and Virology. After many hours of on line research and talking to my husband HIV is nothing like it was 20 years ago. What you need to look forward to now is understanding that it will be a life... Read more »

HIV PRE CUM BEEN FINGERED??please read and respond

Posted by lindar, 1 Reply
...all?? i called a local GUM sexual health clinic in the UK where i live theysaid oh you must get tested, but what i have read hiv does not live outside the body and my incident was not a direct route of transmission so who right and whos wrong ... Read more »

HIV please read

Posted by Luis1288, 4 Replies
...hurt, A LOT, so my sister took me to the hospital, and right now i have pharyngitis again, do you guys think that this can be HIV?, of course i will do an HIV test but i need to know if it posible that i have the virus, for your time thanks Read more »