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Could his results have been fake?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi, I'm a 31 y/o black female. In early Feb '05 I met a white male (36) online and we talked for about 3 months before meeting. We decided to get tested before meeting because we knew we would have sex. I was tested a few months prior to our... Read more »

Window period fake?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Serious doubt about this so called window period. More concerned about those who says that 3 months is conclusive when studies clearly show that its not. See the attachments. My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of... Read more »

faking oral

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know I'm probably gonna get bashed for this question and called silly for even asking it but I just need some reassurance. I'm a stripper and a couple of days ago I was asked to do a bacherlor party with another girl from my club. When we got to... Read more »

HIV real or fake? You decide *DELETED*

Posted by livinghappy, 2 Replies
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Teacher faked brain tumor! What if it were HIV?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
did you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking.

that is such a shameful thing to do. i mean, could you imagine if someone faked... Read more »
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can we fake it

first,,, i am sorry for hearing bout dr bob.. i was bout to ask him this question cos he make me laugh with his replies..R.I.Pmy question is i am hiv pos 4 yrs now,,, on medscan we fake the lab,, or do or take something so our blood test for hiv...
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
If you are referring to HIV antibody test results, the answer is no. In most people the viral load will be undetectable if you are taking HIV meds as prescribed. If you stop your meds than the viral load will become detectable again, and the CD4... Read more »

Red circle/spot in Banana bought near hiv test centre

Dear Dr. Frascino,This afternoon, I bought some bananas near a hospital which is the HIV test centre of the city I live in. When I peeled off one of the bananas, I found a small red circle with about 2-3 mm in diametre in the pulp.The outside peel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Michael.So you're worried that folks who test HIV positive "lose moral control" and inject blood into bananas? Dude, tell me you're kidding. Please tell me you're kidding. Because if you're not kidding, I'll... Read more »

hiv test after pepMy AntiHiv (ab & p24 ag) result is Negative after 18 days. My question is can i trust the result? I asked two doctors and they said you dont need any other tests and the result is accurate and you're clean! Please tell me what do you

I have unprotected sex with a csw at 4 Feb 2014 and I used PEP 28 days included Lamzidivir and Zidovudine, Kaletra at 43hours after exposure. 18 March 2014 is about 2weeks after finish PEP I have taken HIV combo Ab/Ag test is Negative. after...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If combo test is negative at 6 and 8 weeks after your exposure, you are not infected. DW... Read more »

was on anti depressant(citalopram) for two years and was drinking alcohol in the same two years time, before i got tested. WIll that effect my HIV test result or any other STD test results.

Dear Dr. ConwayI had an exposure, and due to the stress, I was on an antidepressant(citalopram 20 mg everyday) and I was also drinking alcohol everyday again because of the stress. In the morning I used to take citalopram 20 mg everyday and in the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
None of the drugs you are taking (and no drugs that I know of) have any effect on the HIV antibody test results. I would say the same thing about any of the other tests you have undergone. If the results were negative (for HIV-1 and everything... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: HIV Notifications a Hoax; Health Department Fears Fake Visitors, Letters, Calls Will Hurt Credibility

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is warning residents of three recent reports of an impersonator giving false information about exposure to HIV and other STDs. In one instance, a man claiming to be from KCHD knocked on a woman's door and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: Two Accused Over "Fake" HIV Tests

The owners of Andhra Pradesh-based Monozyme India were denied bail Monday in a West Bengal court for allegedly selling hundreds of thousands of pregnancy and other diagnostic tests under the pretense they were HIV or hepatitis test kits. The kits... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tanzania Investigating Circulation of Fake HIV Drugs, Stops Local ARV Production

BBC News reports on an investigation into the circulation of fake HIV drugs in Tanzania, writing, "Analysts say there is concern about the quality of locally made drugs given widespread corruption in political circles in the East Africa nation."... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: HIV Data in E-Mail Fake, Local Health Officials Say

In a joint statement issued Monday, Cleveland and Cuyahoga Countyhealth department officials said a widely circulated e-mail about HIV inarea high schools is a hoax, and the statistics it cites are not factual. The e-mail claims that the American... Read more »