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Influenza And Hiv

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Gardasil plus flu vaccine, false positive HIV?(INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TESTS) (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent... Read more »

HIV and Influenza Vaccination

Dear Dr. Aberg,Greetings from Europe!It is that time of the year when some recommend to take the... Read more »

Influenza Vaccine

I'm 60 and I have HIV since 1996, Is the Influenza Vaccine good for me? ... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers: The NIH 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected Children, Youth and Pregnant Women

Why is it important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children, youth and pregnant women? It is important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected populations, particularly children, youth and pregnant women,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID Trial of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Enrolling HIV-Positive Adults

HIV-infected adults currently are being recruited to participate in a clinical trial of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine. The study, sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health, will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Recommends Against Using Homeopathic Treatments for HIV, TB, Malaria, Influenza, Infant Diarrhea

The WHO has warned that peoplewith conditions such asHIV, tuberculosis and malaria should not rely on homeopathic treatments, the BBC reports. The agency was responding to a June letter (full text available here ), in which researchers from the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza

This update provides new information about vaccination and treatment of HIV-infected adults and adolescents affected by 2009 H1N1 influenza. Background HIV-infected adults and adolescents, especially persons with low CD4 cell counts or AIDS,... Read more »
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KISSING INFLUENZA!!

Posted by AussieDude, 1 Reply
My problem is:
I met a Girl Online on 13th June 2004 i.e, Last week and met her in real the very next day. I asked her wether she is infected from any thing like HIV or not. She claims to be having only me in her life and she agrreed that she was... Read more »

HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
Iwas just recently tested pos. I have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

HIV or just stress? Please advise....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had no flu like symptoms at all, but just have a very mild rash on my lower legs that almost feels like slight sunburn or dry skin. I had a low risk encounter 2 months ago. Please advise. I'm not sure if stress can do this or what. Without... Read more »

my hiv symptom question more elaborated

Posted by rob422, 1 Reply
so i read on a lot of websites that symptoms of HIV include flu-like symptoms, nail changes, rashes, headaches, pneumonia, disorientation, dry cough, night sweats, etc, etc.

but i'm slowly learning that these are the acute symptoms... right?
which... Read more »