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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral Load and Women Interpreting Test Results Disease Progression and Therapy Commentary Introduction Two of the most common tests that you and your doctor will use to monitor your health are...
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HIV most common and assured symptoms

Dear Doctor ShannonGood day...First of all I would like to thank you for this great job in helping people, I wish all the success.I am a male with 37 years old.Three weeks ago I experienced oral sex with a female and this ended up in ejaculation in...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWe know that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission whether the giver or the receiver has HIV. If this was your only experience than rest easy you do not have HIV from this experience.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

HIV+ for 14 years,no meds,how common is that?

My husband has been HIV+ since he was 13. He has a blood disorder and contracted HIV through blood products. How unique is his situation? He has never taken any medications, he has been perfectly healthy. He very rarely even gets a cold!!! He VL is...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
There are more people like your husband than some people realize. Some people, like your husband, are very slow progressors. A smaller percentage of people are called "long-term non-progressors." These people don't show any... Read more »

HIV / CVID (COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY) (HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA 2008)

Im a gay man, 44. Over the last 8 years I have had the tell-tail signs of swollen neck glands, soaking night sweats, shingles, persistent chest infections and bacterial pneumonia. In May 2006 I tested negative for HIV (the test was a spot of blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, HIV often sends serum antibody levels up, not down. HIV causes hypergammaglobulinemia, not hypogammaglobulinemia. This is a consequence of immune activation. I'll repost some information below from the archives concerning CVID and... Read more »

Common Symptoms

Shannon, What are the common symptoms of HIV/AIDS?Last time i had a Painful Ball like in my jaw. I think it is Swollen, it is possible that my swollen jaw a sign of HIV?Then a Single Canker Sore on my Lips. HIV sign/symptoms or Not? please Shannon,...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiEveryone experiences symptoms differently some very intense and need hospitalization and others have no idea that they have been infected. So it is hard to say what are the exact signs and symptoms of HIVIf the canker sore happened at the same... Read more »
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Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

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 »

sign of hiv? very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been with my bf for a little over two years and we have had unprotected sex. I now have a swollen throat and swollen lymph nodes in the neck that have lasted about nine months. I have also been having other problems such as frequent urination... Read more »

Is thrush a sign of ARS infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had thrush now for about a week. Should I test for hiv or ARS or could it be somethingelse? Not really worried just curious.

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