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Taking Vitamin B12 When You're Hiv Positive

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Vitamines b12 and antibody

dear doctorI had a sexual exposure to a sexual worker about 10 weeks ago. since then i had the following symptoms:After three weeks:flu like symptoms after 3 weeks of exposure (no fever) which lasted 9 days, I went to the doRapid tests at 3 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. Most HIV PCR RNA tests (quantitative) are not approved for HIV diagnosis due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations and cost. False negatives are usually not a problem with this assay. Certainly an undetectable... Read more »

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B-12 Shots or Sub-lingual

Posted by riverprincess
I have been trying to get B12 shots from the health dept but it just hasn't worked out. I probably should of been more pro-active to get it. But now again was suggested to take the sub-lingual form. I didn't get it in the pill form but in the... Read more »

What vitamins should I take?

Posted by tommyga
Hey, newly positive. I'm not currently on any meds, but would like to go ahead and start with some vitamins. I'm a 28 yo male, any thoughts on what to take? Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
Hello,
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend... Read more »

Benefits of Vitamins

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone out there who takes vitamins regularly and has HIV? Which do you take and has there been any proof of its benefits?


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