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Problems With Hiv Testing

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I have a different problem with hiv test

Dear Dr. Bob, Bonjour,First of all, I admire you from the bottom of my heart for providing your precious advise about Hiv to millions of people around the world. I checked the archives for 5 hours a day but could not the problem related to that of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. P.,1.Nope.2.Nope.3.Nope.4.Extremely unlikely and certainly not applicable to your situation.Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 17 months are definitive and conclusive: HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. (No McCain. No Sarah... Read more »

Multiple health problems after HIV negative test results "PLEASE HELP ME"

Hi Doctor,on the 25-12-2009 i had sex with a philipina csw and the condom broke, i pulled out... Read more »

Help! problem with HIV results for pregnancy blood test

Hi Doc, last monday i went for my routine pregnancy blood test, when the result came back it asked... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: New Law Regarding HIV Testing Is No Problem for Delaware County Group

A new state law that eliminates pretest HIV counseling and replaces signed informed consent with a voluntary "opt-out" provision will not affect how one Delaware County organization does AIDS outreach. Community Health & Education Outreach... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Routine HIV Testing Poses New Problems for Health Officials

In September, CDC recommended universal, voluntary HIV tests for all patients ages 13-64 in clinical settings as a way to link more of those HIV-infected but unaware to treatment and care. Many California providers, however, have questions about the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital's HIV, Hepatitis C Testing Problems "More Widespread Than Previously Indicated," State Report Says

Maryland General Hospital 's HIV and hepatitis C testing problems are "far more widespread than previously indicated," and equipment failures at the "poorly run" laboratory could have led to thousands of incorrect test results, according to a report... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Syringe-Scare Tests Come Back Positive; HIV, Hepatitis Found in Patients, But Not Linked to Problem Procedure

Health officials say there is no evidence that a small number of former patients who tested positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV contracted the infections from syringes improperly reused by health workers at High Prairie Health Complex. The... Read more »
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Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs in later stages, is that completely true? I have like a zillion BIG bumps on the back of my tongue... Read more »

Problems with HIV Science

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
By Matthew Irwin, MD

The author, a family practice physician in Washington, DC, reviews the evidence that has led him to the conclusion that the HIV=AIDS hypothesis is fundamentally flawed.


Disagreement about HIV's role in causing AIDS has been... Read more »

skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
I've had an HIV test at nearly 5 months after the incident, but I have developed this funny skin rash, which looks a little like chicken pox, all over my body. It's been here for a couple of months, and is getting worse. I also have sores in my... Read more »

Can doctors take HIV tests? UK question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
UK lad here that needs to have a HIV test done but the only problem being that my local GU clinic is only open on Tuesday afternoons between 12 and 4 and I cannot get down there due to my work. I was wondering if my local GP can do them and whether... Read more »