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Smoking After Someone Elisa

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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more
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ELISA test vs. previous ailments and pregnancy

My girlfriend and I have been living together and having un-protected sex for one year now. When she missed her period we went to the hospital for a routine check up, on the both of us. She is, by my calculation, 5 weeks pregnant. Her ELISA HIV test...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
What were the results of the Western blot test. All HIV antibody screening tests should always be confirmed with a secondary test. Read more »

Negative ELISA and antibodies to Hep B? a worried cardiologist writes again! Please repond!

I recently tested negative for HIV and Hep C antibodies. Didnt really have a significant risk for either. Now I worry that perhaps I just dont produce enough antibodies to get a realistic result. Being a hypochondriac doctor, this is perhaps...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Details can be found on The Foundation's website at www.concertedeffort.org.Stay well, cardiologist, and stop stressing and smoking. They are bad for your heart.Dr. Bob Read more »

Mary Jane and Elisa's window

Hey Dr. Bob, How ya doon? 2 questions about the old reefer, and one other, if you dont mind (couldn't find these in your archives):1. I was wondering if someone who has smoked up quite a lot will have a weaker immune system and a longer window...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stoner,1.Mary Jane does not weaken the immune system, nor does it change a person's ability to make anti-HIV antibodies. Consequently, it does not affect HIV test results or the duration of the window period.2.Mary Jane will not make an ARS... Read more »

Smoking accelerated symptoms

Hi doctor Bob, is it possible for people with Hiv after one year to show and produce symptoms related to the disease if they are heavy smokers because i heard smoking causes hiv to progress 200 times ...dark brownish patches,spots,lesions on both...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I've covered this information several times previously (check the archives!), so I'll be brief.1. Smoking does not alter HIV test results, the duration of the window period, or the body's ability to make anti-HIV antibodies. 2. A three-month Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...smoke marijuana. They can use just the amount they need without bad effects from higher doses. What Are the Side Effects? Smoking marijuana can cause some of the same health problems as smoking tobacco, including bronchitis. However, it has... Read more »
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Fiabilidad del examen de elisa de 4ta generacin

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...quien tuve sexo estaba infectada, yo no lo saba, lo penetr y eyacul y no me proteg. A las tres semanas me hice un examen de elisa de 4ta generacin el cual sali negativo, hace tres das se cumplieron las 8 semanas del contacto riesgoso y el da de... Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fact that i need the substance,ei: if i smoke i will forget about it adn return to my world. yesterday, after 27 days, i had an elisa and it came negative. i know i have to make one after 12-13 weeks but i has really calmed me down cause they say... Read more »

Elisa and PCR test.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...is very encouraging and that the test can actually pick up antibodies within 3-5 weeks. Are they referring to the PCR test or Elisa test or both? (I just took the Elisa test. Negative after 5 weeks. Does it mean anything?) Read more »

duration Elisa

Posted by Anonymous
...how much time take a laboratory to made an Elisa, is confiable the elisas mades in 2hours Read more »