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If I Don't Have Tuberculosis Does That Mean I Could Also Be Hiv Negative

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AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

... What Is TB? TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other organs, especially for people with HIV and a CD4 cell count under 200. TB is a very serious disease worldwide. Almost one-third
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the... Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV

Hi I recently read an information packet at my local hospital while getting a skin test for tuberculosis that infection with tuberculosis is often a sign of HIV infection. Having gone back to get the skin test read, I was told that I got a positive...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. People who have HIV are at much greaterrisk of contracting Tuberculosis (TB). However not all people with TB haveHIV. Anybody can get TB, regardless of whether they have HIV or not. However, if a person Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...May 13, 2008 How can someone contract HIV? I mean if you have sex with multiple HIV negative people, can you contract it? I dont understand. Can someone get it by having unprotected sex with multiple HIV negative people? I dont understand.... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course... Read more »
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Shorter Duration of TB-Prevention Therapy Including Ethambutol May Be Effective, Study Suggests

...of the Tuberculosis Research Center in Chennai, India. She discussed the outcome of a trial comparing a six-month course of tuberculosis (TB) prevention therapy to a three-year course among people with HIV. Soumya Swaminathan: I presented... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Tuberculosis (TB)

...¿Cómo Se Diagnostica? ¿Cómo Se Trata el TB? Problemas Con los Medicamentos En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la TB? La tuberculosis (TB) es una infección causada por una bacteria. Normalmente ataca los pulmones pero a veces puede... Read more »
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Tuberculosis and HIV Disease

...to Reduce the Spread of TB Preventing Active Disease Is There a Vaccine for TB? The Bottom Line Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It usually infects the lungs, but it can... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 19, 2010

...like heart disease?   What Happens to HIVers When People Affected by Tuberculosis Stop Taking Preventive Meds? Since tuberculosis (TB) is such a significant health threat for HIVers in many parts of the world, should it be considered a... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
...anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin B12 defcency ... Read more »

realisation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...see what the results were once i was tested, and scared after the results were all clear because it was such a close shave. i don't think i've ever experienced such fear and turmoil in my life, and over that period i spent a lot of time thinking... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? Read more »