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If You Are Infected With Hiv How Long Till You Could Find It In A Blood Test

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Acute HIV Infection

...illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and if there is any chance that you were recently exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider about getting tested for HIV. Testing for Acute HIV Infection The normal HIV blood test will come back negative for someone who was infected very recently. The test looks for antibodies produced by the immune system to fight HIV. It can take two months or more for these antibodies to be...
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oraquick HIV 1/2 combo via TKNO

Hi doctor bob. First thanks for all you do, I think it is great. You truly bring all types of people together, and help anyone out there. For that I am happy to donate. My question is, if you happen to answer it, is: I had unprotected sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative six-month Uni-Gold blood test was definitive and conclusive. The additional negative OraQuick oral swab test merely corroborated what we already knew: You Read more »

Mild alteration in my blood test. Should I be worried?

I am 46 years old man who is positively charged since 1991 and on HAART therapy since 2001, when my CD4 count dropped to 44 and I had pneumocistosys. After being discharged from the hospital, I started my treatment with antiretrovirals. I am on the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your current HIV regimen is usually safe for the liver and pancreas. From what you described the level of concern about significant liver/pancreas Read more »

REPLY-reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert, THANK you VERY VERY much for finding time to answer my question. God Bless you. I wish you all the VERY BEST. You are an Angel. You deserve all the VERY BEST.Love from Cyprus :)I will make a Donation
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Both are warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bobreused cotton while taking blood for blood test Feb 13, 2010Dear Doctor Robert, First I want to say that I really feel very PROUD of you!! You are an... Read more »

reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert,First I want to say that I really feel very PROUD of you!! You are an Angel!! Doctor, please excuse me if my question sounds crazy but I am extremely worried about it. My question is as follows:Last Wednesday I went to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from the scenario you describe is nonexistent. HIV doesn't live very long outside the body. Plus, there is no Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...measuring HGB and hematocrit (HCT). HCT is the percentage of RBCs in the blood. HGB and HCT are measured as part of a routine blood test called a complete blood count (CBC). A CBC should be done as part of your regular health exams. HGB levels... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...slightly higher. I have HIV. What are mytreatment options for Hep C? Your doctor will see how healthy your liver is bydoing blood tests and other procedures such asan ultrasound or biopsy of your liver. You will thendiscuss Hep C treatment... Read more »
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Chances that I am HIV positive?

Posted by Tallscot, 1 Reply
...Condom. She gave me lots of Blowjobs in that time so there is a risk from me catching HIV from them aswell. I went for an HIV blood test on the friday afternoon(yesterday) at the GUM Clinic and also a Urine test. The doctor says he can have the... Read more »

hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
... how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

Message: as long as you have been tested and clear

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...tested and cleared by the health department you should be fine. Anytime anyone gives blood, it is tested for certain STDs and HIV. If it is positive for any of these, the donor is notified - either via the health department or from the blood... Read more »

Help me...someone please reply

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, I was pricked by a syringed 7 weeks ago. Till now I still have muscle pain. I did a blood test in week 4 that showed -ve but I had VDRL reactive at 1:16. I've had these symptoms: 1. Muscle n joint pains 2. light lymph Read more »