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Rapid Hiv Testing And Asian Hiv Sub Types

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and waists. Weak bones: It is known that women in general are at increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after...
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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AllianceServing Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Mifflin and Perry Counties in Pennsylvania AIDS Services in Asian CommunitiesProvides culturally sensitive and language appropriate HIV-related services to Asians and Pacific... Read more »

HIV Rapid Test Kit Question -- Donation Given to your Aids Foundation

Hello Dr. Bob, Sorry for the repititious question today, as I have not received an answer yet so I thought of donating to your Aids Foundation.I have ordered an HIV rapid test kit. As I am in a remote area right now, I had to get a HIV rapid test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your fears are unwarranted. It is absolutely impossible to contract HIV from any type of HIV diagnostic test! (They would be far too dangerous to ever be approved!)Antigens are circulating proteins that combine Read more »

Horrible lapse in judgement with sexworker (CONDOM SLIPPED 2008)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I would first like to thank you for your work with your foundation and through this website. Unfortunately my education in regards to HIV was apparently lacking, and my seemingly obsessive searching of this site has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...father, he is convinced i have nothing. this woman is likely to have HIV because she is older and has been having sex alot, she is asian and she goes back and forth to differnt countries. i am about to leave to the US for college in a few monthes... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disease doctor and they were surprised by the latest results and ordered more testing. I am pretty confident that there is some type of error in the last test, but am going out of my mind. Can you help? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Pregnancy... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...valuable treatments are developed and tested in other countries. However, many other countries permit health claims without the kinds of proof required in the United States. The treatment is only available privately, for a short time, or from... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

... Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...symptoms, some people experience none at all), are almost impossible to tell apart from symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to... Read more »
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hiv rapid test 1/2

Posted by sillysausage, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, are these tests highly reliable after six months? I had a negative one today thank god, but the doc still sends all bloods off to lab to test as well. Have i anything to worry about? Read more »

How accurate is Oraquick Advice Rapid HIV Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...100% which means if your negative then your really negative unless your in the window period. This was the fingerprick test I tested 43 Days after exposure - negative I tested 121 days after exposure - negative. i been reading this forum i see... Read more »

What generaton is a rapid hiv test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know what generaton a rapid hiv test is? I think it is third but I am not positive. Read more »

Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
...for in-home or direct consumer use, is more than 99 percent accurate, according to the FDA. The kit, with the trade name OraQuick Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, was developed by OraSure Technologies Inc. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The person... Read more »