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Reasons For An Inconclusive Hiv Result

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Can Other Bloodwork Indicate Possible HIV Infection?

After I was diagnosed about 14 months ago, my partner got tested twice and was negative thankfully. He insists on performing unprotected oral sex on me as he believes the risk is very low. I know that, too, but still worry.Anyway, he had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The only test that gives an indication of HIV is an HIV-specific test. Other tests, such as the ones you listed cannot be used as surrogate indicators for HIV.I agree Read more »

Is testosterone replacement counter indicated for HIV patients?

I have been taking testosterone for negative effects of HIV and the meds for many years; Androgel... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Releases First HIV/AIDS Indicator Survey

...released Tuesday. The report, which is based on data from 2007, "is the first indicator survey and the second population-based HIV sero-survey in Kenya." It was conducted in all eight of the country's provinces among 18,000 participants. The... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update: Isentress (Raltegravir) Indication Extended for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection in Treatment-Naive Patients

...of UGT1A1 may result in reduced plasma concentrations of raltegravir" Full Prescribing Information Section: Section 1: INDICATIONS AND USAGE was changed to incorporate use in treatment-naive patients: "ISENTRESS is indicated in combination... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indicators for Sexual HIV Transmission Risk Among People in Thailand Attending HIV Care: the Importance of Positive Prevention

... The importance of including HIV-positive people in prevention programs is underscored by the fact that "almost half of all new HIV infections in Thailand occur Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Annex 3: Technical Details of UNGASS Indicators Relevant to MSM and HIV/AIDS

...other age groups as well. Trends in HIV prevalence among most-at-risk populations in the capital city will provide a useful indication of HIV-prevention programme performance in that city. However, it will not be representative of the situation... Read more »
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HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive. I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for Read more »

Was terminated from Job/Reason?/because of HIV

Posted by MyDesire, 3 Replies
...detroit, in Michigan. I have been married to my husband for almost 18 years, we have two teenagers. My husband was diagnosed with HIV in June of 1989. My husband recieves social security disability, and I work, well, i had a job, up until a few... Read more »


Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... Read more »

Has anyone gotten HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Has anyone ever gotten HIV from a doctor visit? I realize the case in florida with the dentist is one such instance, but any others? I know I sound crazy Read more »