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How Will Mono Affect An Hiv Positive Person

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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...parents, children, or other relatives that you are HIV-positive. Many people fear that their relatives will be hurt or angry. Others feel that not telling relatives will weaken their relationships and may keep them from getting the emotional support and love that they want. It can be very stressful to keep an important secret from people you are close to. Family members may want to know how you were exposed to HIV. Decide if or how you will...
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Mono affect testing?

Hi doctor,I tested positive for mononucleosis one month after a possible high risk exposure to hiv. I took an elisa test at 3 months after the date of possible exposure though and it came back negative. My doctor tells me to get on with my life. ...
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
...It is possible, but not likely that EBV or CMV mono would effect the development of antibodies during a simultaneous exposure to HIV. There certainly is precedence for this type Read more »

WHY DO PEOPLE CONFUSE MONO WITH HIV

I HAVE TO ADMIT I AM VERY IGNORANT ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE CALL MONO, BUT IT SEEMS LIKE A LOT OF PEOPLE CONFUSE MONO SYMPTOMS WITH THE ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROME. WHAT IS MONO? WHAT ARE THE MONO SYMPTOMS? ARE THIS SYMPTOMS SIMILAR TO THE ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROME...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Please refer to questions I answered on this same topic entitled Very confused--what is... and Mono and HIV.RMK Read more »

last time I PROMISE please respond 1 last time

Mark I wrote earlier today and if you could still answer that question about antibodies of another virus affecting HIV initial replication I'd appreciate it as well as this one. Well, I now understand that HIV produces antibodies to p24, gp120,...
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
...See previous response. No, mono or hepatitis viruses WILL NOT cross react with an HIV-1 western blot antibody test.MH Read more »

carriers

can a person be a carrier of hiv, but not be affected from the virus, and still pass it on to others?? (as in similar cases with mono?)
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 don't know what you mean by not affected. If you are infected you carry the virus and can infect others. Read more »
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Factors Affecting Early Discontinuation of Hepatitis C Therapy

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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...people that get HIV DO have some of these symptoms. The symptoms are very similar to those of a bad flu (influenza) or infectious mononucleosis (mono). If the symptoms come in succession and last a very long period of time, you probably have... Read more »

My Story

Posted by Raider, 4 Replies
...though even tho both guys claim that they are as clean as a whistle. So I here you all asking why not visit a GP? u could have mono or just the flu? I did visit the GP and had blood tests for Mono and other common viruses. The blood work came... Read more »

Very confused about symptoms and my mind...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...they put me on antibiotics that didn't help. I went to a second hospital and they couldn't diagnose me (they checked me for mono and strep.. both negative) and put me on other antibiotics which helped my condition clear up that week. So these... Read more »

ARS Symptoms Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I was wondering.. I had mono 6 yrs ago, swollen lymph nodes, white patches on back on tonsils, fatigue, and fever. This came aboout 5-6 weeks after a unprotected Read more »