Immune System And Hiv Testing
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Posted by xrayvison, 3 RepliesI have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
I was just wondering what types of things suppress your immune system, which I know can delay your HIV test from coming up positive? Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Having "no spleen" and "no immune system" are two completely different things! True, the spleen is indeed part of the body's very complex "immune system," but certainly not all of it. Even with your spleen... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineReinfection that close would not prohibit you from making antibodies. A PCR test now probably will not add anything.MH... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough there are some research-based tests that can assess the function of certain kinds of immune system cells, these are not performed in the normal course of clinical care. The CD4 absolute count and percentage is therefore used as a proxy, as... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Ben,I'll be brief.1.Your HIV risk is negligible to nonexistent.2.Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to one year are definitive, conclusive and excessive.3.You do not have an "overactive immune system," nor do you have CFIDS.... Read more »
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Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
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