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People Who Have Failed The Hiv Test At The Meps

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Joining The Military MEPS

My Question Might be a tough one to answer. So last month, I was in the Process of joining the Marines, and went to MEPS (its where you go to get a full physical to see if you're fit to join the military). They tested me for HIV and found out I...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I am not medically qualified to answer a medical question. If you research it, however, I think you will find that even though someone has an undetectable viral load, they will still show up as HIV+ since that test looks for antibodies. And, yes,... Read more »

HIV symptoms and failed PPD test

Hello Doctor,I am a 25 year old male, caucasian that is straight. I have recently had extreme... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Many HIV-Positive People in U.S. Fail to Begin Care or Remain in Care

Only two thirds of people newly diagnosed with HIV in 2008 in 13 areas in the United States established care for their infection within 12 months. 1 And only 45% of persons living with HIV in 2009 were in care. Blacks and Hispanics established and... Read more »

Clinicians Often Fail to Test for HIV After Diagnosing AIDS-Defining Illnesses, U.S. Study Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. My... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria Triples Number of HIV Treatment Centers, Fails to Meet Target of Providing Antiretrovirals to 250,000 HIV-Positive People

Nigeria's National Action Committee on AIDS on Tuesday announced that the country has tripled its number of HIV treatment centers during the past year, enabling about 135,000 HIV-positive people in the country to access antiretroviral drugs,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Universal AIDS Testing Scheme Fails in Lesotho: Rights Group

Today in Johannesburg, Human Rights Watch and the AIDS Rights Alliance for Southern Africa said inadequate training and funding were to blame for the failure of a universal HIV testing plan in Lesotho. "Lesotho's program was noble in ambition but... Read more »
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On failed rubbers, tree attacks, & sex in Africa

Posted by GaryNPA, 1 Reply
Ok, enough with the insanity folks. I do very much understand the stress, anxiety, guilt, and fear that most all of us have at some point had as we made our way through the testing window for this dreaded illness. This board becomes a source of... Read more »

Failed a Urinalysis

Posted by SDNavy, 4 Replies

I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make... Read more »

Failing regimine? How to tell

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering how to determine if it is time to insist the doc changes my husbands med, possibly not the Sustiiva but the combivir, because it has been a little over a year now and his cd4 is up from {under 20} to 30. the viral load is undectable,... Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 5 Replies
It's important to remember this Forum can be entered by anybody. Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS.

I have just received yet another email from a... Read more »