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P-23 Antigen Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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HIV and HBsAg are the same?

If im non reactive in HBsAg, does it means also that im non reactive in HIV?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No these are completely different tests... Read more »

HBs Ag Elisa-Positive & HIV Connection

Hi,I am 31 year old male & was tested 'Reactive' HBs Ag Elisa with Sample OD value at 3.096 where the Cut off is 0.076. I had protected sex though i got my partner to perform oral sex on me without any protection. 1.Do i have a chance of contracting...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...were recently infected or chronically infected. I would also get Hepatitis A vaccine.There are several viruses - like HBV and HIV - that have been isolated in saliva. However, proven cases of HBV are hard to find and there are also few of HIV as... Read more »

Prueba HIV ag/ab

Estimado doctor; Esta pregunta tiene que ver con esta prueba que me realic en la cruz roja hondurea; Cul es el perodo ventana con esta prueba que detecta antigenos ?, me hize esta prueba el 16 de marzo con resultado no reactivo, seran 4 meses...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...hablando de la prueba de antgeno p24 que se usa a veces como un alternativo a del cido nucleico del VIH (PCR cualitativo) para diagnosticar una infeccin aguda o una infeccin durante el periodo ventana. S es ms barato pero no es tan sensitivo,... Read more »

This is all the symptoms!!!!!From across the Pond. Please help Dr Bob.

Dr Bob, Hope you enjoyed your recent trip - I have checked all the archives and check this out for a full list of symptoms...My exposure was, what I believed to be protected sex with a sex worker in Dubai. However, I cant really remember having the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...brief:1.Protected sex is "protected" if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.2.Seven negative antibody and p24 (not P23, by the way) tests out to 19 weeks is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No additional testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to put on my D*** but it was slipping out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...effective in identifying HIV antibodies, and not antibodies directed to other infectious agents that may be antigenically similar. Antigens used in HIV diagnostic tests must be appropriately specific, and are usually purified antigens from viral... Read more »

p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

HeRe We Go AgAiN!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Thanks in advance for any comments guys most of you know how much it means to somebody with HIV converns. Ok,well after going through HIV anxiety for 8 months and discovering I was negative at the end of it a month ago Read more »