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Presence Of Hiv Antibodies

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HIV Symptoms and presence of HIV Antibodies

Hello Doc:6 weeks ago I had protected oral sex with a sex worker. 2 days later I developed a itchy rash on on my leg followed by flue like symptoms 17 days later. I bought a HIV home test at 21 days and it was negative. the symptoms continued so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Symptoms associated with seroconversion and the production of detectable levels of detectable anti-HIV antibodies generally occur around the same time. Regarding your situation:1.Protected sex is protected, assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »

Antibodies detectable in presence of HIV rash?

Dear Doctor,Are antibodies immediately detectable when a newly infected person develops a rash?To... Read more »

presency of hiv

Hi Dr. can hiv virus is present only on visible blood?beacous once day my friend(hiv+)cuts a apple.... Read more »
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Presence of Binding Antibodies in Genital Secretions of High-Risk, HIV-Uninfected Women Offers Possible Explanation of "HIV Immunity" Enigma

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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Studies Investigate Presence of Hepatitis C Virus Among Gay and Bisexual Men

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can infect the liver, causing inflammation that injures this organ. If HCV is left untreated, injury can spread throughout the liver and this organ consequently becomes increasingly dysfunctional. As a result, the eventual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Presence of Steady Partner May Slow HIV Progression, Delay Death, Study Says

HIV-positive people who have a steady partner may experience slower progression from HIV to AIDS and may postpone death, compared with HIV-positive people without a steady partner, according to a study published in the Jan. 3 issue of BMJ , ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Presence, Severity of Coronary Artery Plaques in HIV-Infected Men

Young to middle-aged men with longstanding HIV infection were significantly more likely to have coronary atherosclerotic plaques than uninfected men in a new study. One hundred and ten men (78 HIV-positive, 32 HIV-negative) ages 18-55 with few... Read more »
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PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY

Usually, if you test positive for antibodies that means that your immune system has effectively fought off a pathogen and you now have immunity. But with the HIV test, the logic is reversed. Instead of meaning... Read more »

why is it so hard to detect the presence of hiv?

Posted by raymond, 1 Reply
because our bodies are not good at detecting it because the virus does not act like any other. most viruses consist of a protein coat and rna strain. the virus lands the protein coat injects the rna into the cells where the rna sstarts reproducing... Read more »

Always have antibodies?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Will a person always have antibodies present? Will they ever lose them years done the road?

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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 »