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Pros Of Hiv Testing

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV
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Doctor Please reply for do i need further testing.........

Hi Doctor, Believe me i have been following your site like a bible since i had my only risky encounter in my life... My life changed after seeing you so active helping others and reading all your answers till now.My risk involved an oral (insertive)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. Oral sex is not considered a transmission route for hepatitis C.No further HIV testing is warranted.WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob Read more »

Pros & Cons From Not Taking Medications

I have recently tested HIV positive. I take no medication. What are the pros & cons of continuing without medication. Can a person within their first year of HIV encounter significant medical issues, if so, what might they be? Currently my CD4...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...asymptomatic patients is a CD4 count 100,000) then consideration is more often given to start ART at higher CD4 counts. Your HIV specialist is the best person to assess the potential benefits in your case after thorough evaluation and... Read more »

Much Love! Wahoo! Please post!

I had slept with around 50 pros over the past three years! Most of them protected but there were slip ups. Including a lot of unprotected oral sex. I didnt want to get an HIV test because I convinced myself I was positive. I mean I slept with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The coolest??? Cooler than Obama? Cooler than Dr. McDreamy? Cooler than Justin Timberlake? Cooler than George Clooney? Hmm . . . nah, nobody's cooler than Clooney.Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your excellent news and newfound... Read more »

enough testing?

Dear Carol, Is this enough testing for a definite outcome for Hiv/HepB/HepC/herpes 1 and 2?Hiv : Neg Pcr at 69 days, neg antibody at 339 daysHep B : Neg antibody at 105 days, 195 days and 248 days for surface antigen and core antigenHep C...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Hi,Sounds like your testing is all negative. I recommend HIV elisa at one year.Carol Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...significant side effects. These treatments also tend to be expensive, so it is important that people who have HPV discuss the pros and cons of treatment with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...What are the symptoms of AIDS? How long do I have to wait until I get tested for HIV? What is the approximate timeline of testing and symptoms for HIV/AIDS? When taking an antibody test, what does a negative, positive or indeterminate test... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...given the opportunity to decline, instead of the previously instituted opt-in screening, where written consent was required for testing. The guidelines relaxed requirements on written consent and pre-testing counseling, which can be both time and... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...viral load test, click here . To read more about viral load, check out our collection of articles . HIV Drug Resistance Testing Besides a CD4 count and viral load test, your HIV specialist will look at your overall health with a general... Read more »
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RNA testing,

Posted by nomoreworry4me RNA testing available? RNA Testing for HIV RNA testing is available in King County for all gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...months or so i have battled with headaches ad well as bogy aches, joint and muscle pain. i am wondering if i was infected with hiv 15 months ago, wounld i be experiencing symptons like this already???? please i am going crazy and its starting to... Read more »

from the pros

Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies u think? Oh and my fave guy om the Body wrote me, made me feel a lil better. check it out!! Good luck to everyone! Read more »