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Steroid Inhaler And Hiv Test

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...antibodies to fight HIV. It usually takes two to three months for them to show up. In rare cases, it can take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for HIV. Once you test positive and start to receive health care for HIV infection, your name may be...
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THRUSH HIV?

Dear Doctor,I have been having a severe sinus problems and I believe that is because of my heavy smoking habit and the heavy use of nasal spray. The worse thing is that I also have athsma and have ben taking Ventide ( Sabutamol) since I was very...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...risky sexual behavior. Whenever someone admits to engaging in risky behavior and has concerns about their HIV status, then an HIV test is in order. As my medical colleagues would point out, it is better to know your status and begin treatment, if... Read more »

Not to worry about thrush with Advair

This is not a question, but an answer. I thought I had HIV because of a diagnosis of Thrush in my throat. I was terrified and really thought I was HIV positive. Well, it turned out that the Advair inhaler I was taking for minor asthma and Dynacin...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your experience. Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis Questions

Dr., is it possible to have Erythematous Candidiasis and not have HIV/AIDS? Does this only appear in HIV/AIDS patients? or can something else look like this but not be this? I have the burning feeling associated with getting your tongue/mouth...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...lichen planus or geographic tongue, neither of which is associated with HIV infection. I commend you on going forward with an HIV test, but also suggest you visit a dentist experienced in oral medicine or oral pathology for an accurate diagnosis... Read more »

steroids and hiv testing

Hello Dr Bob, first off let me tell how great this site is. I don't think there is one other site on the web that is helping so many people!My question is about five years ago I was treated with steroids for a nerve problem in my neck, could this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."infracted", by the way) today, right? Your use of steroids five years ago definitely will not affect HIV test results. If your HIV tests are negative, you'll need to look elsewhere for the cause of your symptoms. HIV is not your problem. No way.... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests. Most HIV-positive people can live many... Read more »
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Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...didn't find any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no blood on my hand so if I didi get stuck it didnt go very deep but I did see a very... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was reading in the forums at aidsmeds on living with it and they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that they had HIV. I have oral thrush and have had it on and off for 2 months. I have also... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

Vick's inhaler sharing - possible danger?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi... I know this will probably sound stupid, but last night I was at a bar and my friend offered me a Vick's menthol inhaler (you know, those white tube things you stick in your nose and inhale to clear it)..... I had a bit of a cold so I stuck... Read more »