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If I Have Flu Do I Have Hiv

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Swine Flu and HIV testing

Could having swine flu in any way affect the accuracy of an HIV test?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Next question!Dr. Bob Read more »

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

Any special precautions that people with HIV should take in the face of swine flu?Are there... 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 »
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AIDS.gov

H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV: How U.S. HIV Health Care Settings Are Gearing Up for the 2009 Flu Season

... Miguel Gomez: This is Miguel Gomez with AIDS.gov, [ www.aids.gov ] and I want to welcome everyone to our webinar and conference call on H1N1 preparedness and HIV/AIDS. And Read more »
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Whatever Happened to H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV? New Answers at CROI 2010

...swept the world in 2009 caused plenty of panic and media hype. But given the small amount of available data on H1N1 at the time, HIV care providers were left with more questions than answers, including whether H1N1 acquisition risk was higher for... Read more »
The Body

The Latest on H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV/AIDS

...where do we stand on H1N1 right now? And what have we learned in the past few months that's especially important for people with HIV, or those who are close to (or care for) people with HIV? As fortune would have it, the White House Office of... Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

...stockpile it. It is available. Is this the sort of thing that is typically covered by private health insurance, Medicare, ADAPs [AIDS Drug Assistance Programs]? It's covered by private health insurance. I'm not aware of whether it's on ADAP... 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 »

flu shot

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...I had a flu shot back in September...would that screw up my HIV tests??? Read more »

are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...feeling sick, cause hes got a cold. i do too at that moment. the question is, if you're experincing the "flu-like" symptoms from HIV, can you pass them to someone else like a cold or are they exclusive to you? Read more »

hi all

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...couple of weeks i have dierria,and for the last week me,my two cousins, which i live with came down with the flu. Could it be the hiv starting to work and i infected them with the flu or is it just a random case of flu. Read more »