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Length Hiv Antibodies Stay In System

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length of hiv in blood

I had surgery in 1975 & 1977 and received blood how worried should I be about having hiv?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIn the early 70's and late 80's the risk of HIV transmission through blood transfusion carried a higher risk than it does today. At this point in time if you were living with HIV you would definitely be experiencing symptoms. Of course... Read more »

Herpes Zoster -- Treatment Length & Vaccination

Dear SirI am 57 years,diagnosed HIV+ five years ago with CD4 105 and VL over half million. Current... Read more »

A spoon full of green tea makes the antibodies stay down?

Heya Doc!Consider this one of those QTND risen from the grave that needs a dash of zombie repellent... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Health District Cuts $400,000 Grant that Helped HIV Sufferers Stay on Medications, Navigate Insurance System

On Wednesday, the Palm Beach County Health Care District board unanimously approved a planned $400,000 cut to the Comprehensive AIDS Program's case management services despite testimony from 10 patients and providers that the services are vital. ... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Reseeding the Immune System -- An Encouraging New Approach to Erase HIV From Infected Individuals

Robert Caldwell, Ph.D.. There's growing excitement about what look like real cures of HIV infection, using donor stem cells to rebuild damaged immune systems -- even though the treatments are too brutal for any but the sickest cancer patients... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH-Led Team Maps Route for Eliciting HIV Neutralizing Antibodies

Top: These images show three antibodies' HIV-binding segments, which neutralize the virus. The VRC01 and VRC03 antibodies were found in the blood of an HIV-infected North American donor, while the VRC-PG04 antibody was found in the blood of an... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Covalent Vaccination and Catalytic Antibodies: A New Way of Looking at an HIV Vaccine

Introduction There is global concern regarding HIV drug-resistance, drug toxicity, and increasing drug costs. Many health care professionals believe that eradicating HIV will require development of a vaccine that prevents infection by the virus.... Read more »
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Weak immune system vs time to produce antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone
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 »

HIV Antibody

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, it may sound crazy but one question pop up about the antibody test. Will the antibody count go down as the time passed by? That mean you will have less antibody for the TEST AGENT to pick up if you take a test too long after exposure?? ... Read more »

Antibodies vs Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read here that having herpes will not affect your hiv test. Okay so I am likely splitting hairs here but since this is my life I need to know. If I had contracted Herpes and HIV at the same time and my body began making antibodies... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What 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 »