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Reaction To Hiv

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HIV reaction

While pregnant, 18 weeks, did IFA and Western blot tests - both positive. CPR results show CD4 - 593, CD8 - 715. ALL my sexual partners (3) have negative results. How can I be +? My doctor says, she had cases when such results showed a specific...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...your tests-- while pregnancy can occasionally give a false positive immunity test (like Monospot), a positive ELISA (IFA) and HIV Western blot are very rarely wrong. Indeed, if you're pregnant, I want to confirm these findings with a second... Read more »

adverse reaction to HIV meds

On 2-5-03 the doctor I was working with stuck me with an HIV+ needle. The doctors I was sent to... Read more »

I think I have HIV due to insect bite reactions

HiI visited Thailand over 4 weeks ago. I had sex and mostly used a condom but one time I inserted... Read more »
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Word on the Street: U.S. HIV/AIDS Community Reaction to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

... U.S. HIV/AIDS Community Reaction to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy On July 13, U.S. government officials formally unveiled the country's Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Test Stops Dangerous Reaction in HIV Patients

...the cause of the reaction. Now they have developed a test to see which patients have this gene. The researchers enlisted 2,000 HIV patients at 265 worldwide clinics for the study. Half were screened for the gene; those who had it were put on... Read more »
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The 4th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV

... The Body Covers: The 4th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV San Diego, California September 22-25, 2002 Overview of the 4th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Read more »
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The 3rd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV

... The Body Covers: The 3rd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV Athenaeum Inter-Continental, Athens, Greece October 23-26, 2001 The Body's Conference Summaries Other Reports and... Read more »
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allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
...Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made Read more »

CRY FOR HELP!

Posted by Anonymous
...would it make sense for a positive guy to break up with his girlfriend who is neg after just being informed that he has hiv? is this very common? Is it reasonable for him to tell the girl "you deserve so much more and better than this." I am... Read more »

Paranoid and anxious about negative test

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
...with Fever, Banging Headache, Sore Throat and night sweats! My anxiety goes through the roof and I'm fearful that I gave her HIV! Basically I am beginning to doubt my result, I was drinking heavily right up to test day and taking copious... Read more »

Wasting Worries

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Ok. Haven't had really any "symptoms" of HIV. But, it seems like over the last year since my posible exposure, I have lost mass in my legs and arms while gaining weight Read more »