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What Are Hiv Bands

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HIV Bands

I tested HIV+ in Oct. 2007 and in April 2009 had a random syphilis test-on that test it came back HIV+ which I already knew however it read "POSTIVE Bands: 160,120,65,55/51,41,40+/-,31,24".I have been on treatment since Jan 2008 and never missed a...
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
...Those bands are detecting antibodies to HIV infection. I would not be concerned with these results. The western blot test is used to confirm Read more »

Lap Band and HIV positive

I am considering getting the Gastric lap band to help with my weight control. I am HIV positive but... Read more »

HIV 1 Indeterminate results...p24 viral band observed

Dr. BobI recently got bloodwork done because I had a rash that turned out to be high levels of the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Church, Hope Center Band Together Against HIV/AIDS

... An HIV/AIDS awareness event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 14 at Lexington's Douglass Park. The outreach is being presented Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai AIDS Patients' Pop Group Disbands After Members Die

...HIV-Band, a Thai pop group composed of AIDS patients, has disbanded after eight years of performing. The group, whose Western style songs offered encouragement to AIDS patients, continued performing Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

$25 Million for ADAP Crisis: "A Temporary Band-Aid"

...of people living with HIV/AIDS is certainly welcome and much needed. "However, our fear is that this is simply a temporary band-aid for a situation that needs a long-term solution. This waiting list crisis is not new -- and it will continue to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

And the Band Plays On

...decidedly less than enjoyable, and if you are only addressing their needs with a narrow navel to knee focus -- the boys in the band won't be listening. Recalling the Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Community Center's "controversial" social marketing... Read more »
Connect With Others

I need help about p24 band

Posted by cleanbr, 2 Replies
...pcr test to come back. I took a rna pcr test and am waiting for that also. is it possible that I can be neg as well with a p24 band. They found a p24 band in the wb test. I have a cd4+ of over 1100 I am hardly ever sick and have never had... Read more »

and the band played on

Posted by hopefulone, 5 Replies
...i started reading and the band played on...i am 30 and i had viewed the movie many years ago....i cannot put the book down it is amazing. we are all so fortunate Read more »

Red Band

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a question. Would people in the early stages of HIV(first year) get this red band gingivitus? or is it only it advanced stages of the illness? the reason I ask is because I see these line on my back two molars Read more »

red band around teeth -- linear gingivial erythema

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...never called either even though they had my phone number, so I assumed i was then negative. and I let it go. NOW i have a red band around my teeth and the only thing on the internet says hiv+ people have this ONLY. I am now convinced i have HIV.... Read more »