Immune Disorders Mimic Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Richard,I'm glad to help.1.No. Autoimmune diseases do not affect the rate at which someone produces anti-HIV antibodies. (Remember an autoimmune disease arises from an overactive immune response which includes antibody production directed... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI assume your chronic fatigue syndrome was diagnosed based on symptoms and positive antibody results to EBV or CMV viruses. If those antibody tests are positive, it indicates your immune system makes antibodies, and would certainly make antibodies... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationThis forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWhat would be considered an autoimmune disorder? How long would they postpone the tests from finding antibodies?
EX - if I have crhons disease, asthma, allergies..... etc..... since these are considered autoimmune disease would they delay the tests... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have a bacterial infection that in most people goes away within a few weeks. But I have had it for so long that my doctor says I must have a compromised immune system and said that it could be HIV. I don't know what to think. I've had 2 sexual... Read more »
Posted by andypb, 1 ReplyWhat is compromised/ supressed immune system.
Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.
Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.
Do such person with... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello everyone
I believe I have been infected with Hiv. I havnt been tested yet but I have many of the symptoms associated with ARS
The source of my possible infection had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that... Read more »
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