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How To Read Ppd Test On Hiv Person

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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
Hello Stressed Out Young Man,I see absolutely no reason you should take a quantum leap to a worst case 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.... Read more »

PPD SKIN POSSTIVE

I FOUND BE FOR 3 MONTH I AM HIV POSSTIV I AM TB NEGATIVE AND SKIN POSSTIVE I HAVE TO TAKE... Read more »

Can a Positive PPD affect HIV test?

When I was 9, I had a positive tine test. Mantoux was negative. Many years later, I had a slight... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barriers to HIV Testing Among HIV/AIDS Concurrently Diagnosed Persons in New York City

The failure to perceive they were at risk was the chief barrier to HIV testing among this study's population of persons who were diagnosed with AIDS when they first learned they were HIV-positive. The team undertook the study to assess barriers to... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Duane Reade and Gay Men's Health Crisis Partner to Provide New Yorkers with Free HIV Testing

New York, N.Y. -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. and Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) today announced that they have partnered to launch a new HIV testing initiative. GMHC's mobile testing unit and its outreach counselors will be stationed outside of... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Teniecka

Teniecka trusted her boyfriend of two years. She was monogamous and thought he was, toountil she tested positive for HIV in 2001, and also discovered that her boyfriend was married. It took Teniecka a full year to wrap her mind around being HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Identifying Barriers to HIV Testing: Personal and Contextual Factors Associated With Late HIV Testing

Late diagnosis of HIV, which is associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and health care costs, continues to occur despite the availability of HIV testing. In the current study, researchers accessed the HIV/AIDS case registry of the San... Read more »
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A Personal Story: Please Read if you are Afraid

Posted by RBK, 5 Replies
This is my first post to this forum, though I have read many of the posts over the last few months. About an hour ago, I received the results of my HIV test. I am NEGATIVE. I feel so incredibly relieved right now. My body literally feels better than... Read more »

RAPID HIV TEST-DO YOU'll READ THESE WHEN I POST?

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
I need some feed back from these news reports. Does anyone read them when I post them?
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FDA Blamed for Holding Up Rapid AIDS
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PLEASE READ THIS IF YOU ARE SCARED OF GETTING TESTED!

Posted by moomoo, 3 Replies
Hi everyone. I am assuming that if you are reading this you are nervous that you have been infected with HIV. I know your pain all too well. For the last ten years, I have been convinced that I was HIV positive. Today I finally got the guts to face... Read more »

Scared to Get Tested? Please Do - Read My Story

Posted by someone72111, 2 Replies
This is not a question but a post with my experience. It is especially for those that are too scared to get tested because they are convinced they have HIV from some sort of sexual encounter (or other source). Please get tested, life is too short... Read more »