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Labeling And Hiv Positive

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Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)

DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent. Stop worrying and start WOO-HOOing! OK?Dr. BobSeattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label ClaimsSeptember 5, 2008A report by Public Health -- Seattle and King County in Washington state has found that... Read more »

Label and Off-Label prescription of Deca

I understand that Deca Durabolin is no longer manufactured in the US. I've heard that compounding... Read more »

Pregnancy and HIV Positive

I am pregnant with my third child and my HIV test results came back Positive (Western Blot) and HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinics Using OraQuick Oral HIV Test Reporting Rates of False-Positive Results Within Limits on Label, OraSure Announces

...1/2 Antibody Test have reported rates of false-positive results within the expected limits that are printed on the product's label, the AP/ Business Week reports (AP/ Business Week , 12/20). The oral test requires users to swab their gums and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA: HIV Drug Lexiva Label to Warn of Cholesterol Increases

... GlaxoSmithKline PLC has written to doctors regarding label changes in its HIV drug Lexiva. The letter, which the Food and Drug Administration posted on its Web site Thursday, warns of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec, FDA Update Warning Label on HIV Drug's Risk of Severe Skin Reaction

...failure, [Van Houten] said," Bloomberg reports (Larkin, 8/26). According to the Associated Press/ Los Angeles Times , "The new label warns physicians to discontinue use of the drug if patients develop rash, fever, fatigue and other signs of an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Require Vaginal Contraceptives Containing Nonoxynol-9 to Include Warning Label That Products Do Not Protect Against STIs, Including HIV

...Tuesday issued a new rule that will require vaginal contraceptives containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to include a warning label that the products do not prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, the AP/... Read more »
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Women don't get Aids unless they are drug users

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was a drug user and was "labelled" hiv positive (meaning I had the antibodies against hiv which usually under every other disease means you are immune) anyway, Read more »

New here - HIV- female with HIV+ male partner

Posted by iSerenity, 2 Replies
...we first met and ended up infected via exposure at his work in saving a patient's life. I love him so much and no illness or label can change that. Read more »

My foolish mistake...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...6 days later I developed an ARS type illness but at the time didn't think much about it because I didn't know too much about HIV or how it affected the body. However about 3 months later my real fears began. I began to see numerous floaters in... Read more »

HIV a DISEASE or a CONDITION

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
SO WHAT IS IT??? This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion.. WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?! "Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible... Read more »