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Videx And Lab Values

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The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...ultrasound of your liver. You willprobably also have some blood tests done including: Liver function tests Electrolyte level Blood pH level Lactate level Treatment will depend on your symptoms and lab test results: A normal lactate value is less than 2 mmol/dL. If your lactate value ismore than 2 but less than 5, and you have none of the symptoms of lacticacidosis, your health care provider would probably continue...
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Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

I got tested this morning and I'm waiting until the result of the laboratory is available on the internet! My story is: I engaged in insertive oral sex with a person who, I guess, bit the tip of my penis at the time! I didn't feel much pain, so I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So despite reading "a million pages on this website which talk about the unlikelihood of acquiring HIV through insertive oral sex," you continue to think you'll be the exception. And now you're "pretty sure (you'll) be infected." Hmm . . . your... Read more »

Does Sustiva give a drug use result upon testing

I need to know that when you are taking Sustiva and you are drug tested does this drug show a positve test on marijuana a possible false reading?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrine) can sometimes cause a false positive test for marijuana. KH Read more »

interpret of the results for various test for Hepa B

My brother was diagnosed that he is reactive for HSBg and undergo the following test:-HbeAg patients value is 893.10 given a cut off value of 1.00- ALAT (sgpT) 51.68 U/L FOR S I unit and 21.68 for conventional unit- ASAT (sgot) 5.75 u/l for both S I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your brother has chronic hepatitis B E antigen positive infection.He will need careful follow-up every three to six months.The decision to treat hepatitis B depends on several things:1. I would not treat him right now since the chance of... Read more »

How fast can you get test results? How much do tests cost?

About how long does is take to recieve the results from a home HIV test?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...for your question. According to Home Access, the only FDA approved home HIV testing company, the time it takes to get your test results depends upon how much you pay.For results in a week, the cost of the test is $39.99 plus $12.95 shipping and... Read more »
The Body

A Closer Look: Virtual Phenotypic Resistance Test

...Combivir (a combination of Retrovir and Epivir) and Sustiva. At the time this resistance test was taken, Kyle was taking Epivir, Videx, Norvir and Invirase. Although Kyle's overall health was good, his CD4 count was 287 and his viral load was... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...headache, fatigue, muscle aches, bone marrow toxicity,. Do not take with zidovudine, stavudine or lamivudine. Didanosine (ddI, Videx, Videx-EC) Buffered tablet: 4 (100 mg: 2, 2x/day or 4, 1x/day) Videx-EC: 1 pill daily; patients... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

... Common Name: didanosine or ddI Brand Name: Videx & Videx EC Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard Read more »
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my lab test results

Posted by bobo, 4 Replies
hey guys, hope you all good.i got my results on thurs and my CD4's were 639 and my VL 239;my doc says that i should not be put on meds anytime soon, though we barely understand each other coz i hardly speak the language.just wondering if anyone was... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »

Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long does it usually take to get HIV test results back? I did my HIV test at a lab near me and they told me my doctor should have them within 5-7 days. I am on day 7. I called Read more »

Bloody semen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...mid-April, my doctor called to say that apparently my HIV had become resistant to Sustiva. At that time I was on a program of Videx, Viread, Sustiva, and Dapsone. I had had a nasty bout of PCP, the year before which became complicated by a... Read more »