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Is It Normal To Have Good Labs But Be Hiv Positive

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HIV NEGATIVE WITH LOW CD-4 AND NORMAL CD-8 WHAT THIS MEAN??

I had pneumonia but it when away with the atibiotics my doctor told me to take the hiv testcame on negative but my CD-4 is low while the CD-8 is normal can you please help me understand what I have.Thank you
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sure. You had pneumonia, which resolved with antibiotics. Consequently it was most likely a bacterial pneumonia. You had an HIV test that was negative, which means you don't have HIV, assuming you took an FDA-approved HIV test outside of the... Read more »

Normal Cd4 count for HIV-

What is a normal cd4 count for a hiv negative person? My last two cd4 counts were 628 and 654 but... Read more »

Can HIV positive people have normal lab tests?

If a person were to be HIV positive would it be possible to have normal physicals and normal labs... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Normalizing HIV Testing in a Busy Urban Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic

...HIV testing uptake relative to routine syphilis testing," the authors concluded. "In STI clinics, HIV testing can be made as normal as other routine STI testing." Back to other news for April 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Having an HIV Test May Soon Be the Norm

... CDC is considering guidelines recommending HIV/AIDS testing as part of an annual physical for most people, not just for "at-risk" patients. According to CDC spokesperson Tammy Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senator Norm Coleman Should Support $3 Billion for FY 2004 Global AIDS Spending, Editorial Says

...Although Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) says he "wants to do all he can to stop the [AIDS] pandemic," if he has a chance to vote on the issue this Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...inside of cells and produce energy by breaking down sugars and fat. At the same time, lactic acid is made as a waste product. Normally, the body breaks down lactic acid and gets rid of it. In mitochondrial toxicity, the mitochondria are... Read more »
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HIV and "normal" lifespan

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...leukemia, Parkinson's stroke, etc. BUT NO HIV! Although I've read on this site many times that I have a chance of living a normal life span. I'm beginning to actually believe it now. Joel Gallant's Reply was: That's great, though I'm not... Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »