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Is Blood In Urine A Sign Of AIDS

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Are blood shot eyes a sign of hiv+?

Thank you for helping so many people. Are blood shot eyes a sign of an hiv+, I mean when the eyes become very red and the vains in the eyes start showing more?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely, and certainly not by themselves. Sounds like allergies to me.MH... Read more »

Do standard blood tests detect early signs of cancers?

Does the standard blood tests performed at HIV clinics detect early signs of cancer? If not, are there any other ways to detect cancers (all kinds) before you become seriously ill?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask a simple and important question for which there is no easy answer. There is NO "standard blood test" to detect cancer. Oh how I wish that such a test would exist!The American Cancer Society and other organizations have... Read more »

Causes of "Blood in urine?"

is blood in urine a symtpoms of early HIV or any related STD???????...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Blood in the urine is not related to HIV or STDs, however is <i>can</i> indicate another type of health issue. It'd be a very good idea to talk to a doctor about this. You need to know what the actual cause... Read more »

blood in urine and HIV risk

i had a urine splatter possibly to my eye, patient is hiv positive, has prostate and bladder ca, had hematuria in recent past. if he has microscopic hematuria is it possible i was exposed and can turn positive? i did rinse my eye out with water but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There would be a theoretical risk if there was fresh visible blood in the urine. Your overall acquisition risk is extremely low. I assume you are a health care worker. As such, all occupational exposures should be immediately reported to your... Read more »
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Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

changes in urine...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
after my encounter I noticed a drastic change in my urine.It started looking dark and frothy.I know i need to get this checked out,but i was just wondering is this ever a sign of HIV infection? Read more »

Urine Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
I took a Urine Test for HIV at 8 months. First off, how accurate is a urine test for HIV and by the way, I tested negative for antibodies. Is this a good sign?

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Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do... Read more »