Pros To Getting Tested For Hiv And Aids
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Rocky Mountain CARESInfluenza kills thousands of Americans every year. This is largely a vaccine-preventable illness and I believe very strongly that all HIV infected persons (and their household contacts) should get annual vaccinations. Having once had influenza, I... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,For folks with counts similar to yours, there are no absolute rules for when to begin combination antiretroviral therapy. Many factors come into play: published guidelines; the potential benefit of decreasing HIV replication (viral load) and... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe current threshold for recommending starting antiretroviral therapy in the US for asymptomatic patients is a CD4 count < 350. There is yet no consensus as to whether it is overall benefical to start ART at higher CD4 counts partly since short... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,If your HIV-1 and HIV-2 ELISA (antibody) tests are negative out to seven months from the time of your last exposure, your results are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. No additional testing is warranted. In particular, you do not... Read more »
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Posted by worried22yo, 2 RepliesHey guys. Have a dr. apptmnt monday and may do a home access, what do u think? Oh and my fave guy om the Body wrote me, made me feel a lil better. check it out!!
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Posted by donBoth you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.
You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAnyone who thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested.
In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY".
This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyStupidity and Getting Tested
I'm waiting for the results of an HIV test and am going crazy. I
feel so wild. I wish I could just sleep through this tension and
anxiety. Anyone have any advice? I mean I don't know why I was so
stupid to have not used... Read more »
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