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Illnesses That Can Affect Hiv Test

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Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch chlamydia and am on my third round of antibiotics to clear it up. I'm a 19 year old straight male, no drug use. My questions are.1. Should hepatitis be a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Hepatitis is a contagious viral illness but I'm not sure why you are worried about it based on the information in your question. Your doctor can easily screen you for Read more »

Marijuana smoking and Hiv Testing

Hi Dr Bob, I have e-mailed you before and I have never gotten a response. I know you get a million... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

...controlling infectious disease is also among the most straightforward: HIV screening. That is what makes our collective performance on HIV testing so disappointing. And it is what makes recent efforts at both the governmental and the community... Read more »
The Body

Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...yours truly, the California HIV routine testing model that has been in effect there since 2008 is like taking a look into the HIV testing future. It's a sign of intelligent life too, especially for someone who spent so long in the care of a... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load Testing

...copies of a specific part of thevirus called RNA or ribonucleic acid. Why do I need a viral loadtest if I have already hadan HIV test? An HIV antibody test indicates whether you areinfected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.A viral load test... Read more »
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tonsillolithiasis............ AM I DOOMED.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I read that tonsillolithiasisis is seen in people affected with Aids. I've posted on here before if you need background info. PLEASE ANSWER..........I'M REALLY FEELING DOOMED Read more »

ELISA Test is so primitive.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Having to wait 3 months to get a conclusive HIV test results is just cruel for so many people who are force to wait, sometimes in highly anxious states to get their results. You Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...Ricky, I couldn't disagree with you more! No one deserves to be HIV infected and there are no innocent victims. HIV is a viral illness, not a tool of self destruction. I have seen thousands of folks with HIV/AIDS over the past quarter century... Read more »

I am a grandmother

Posted by Anonymous
...things. I had a hugh viral load in 1996b and went on the cocktail. Bad news. Went on another cocktail. Still too many side affects. I have been off all viral drugs since Sept 1997. T cell up viral load down. Sick a lot. Feel I am a very rare... Read more »