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What Does Arv For Hiv Stand For

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Sore lympth nodes and on Arv treatment

Good day. I am 39 years old and I have been positive for 15 years. My glands are hurting terribly and I just cannot stand this pain no more. I am on arv treatment viral load undetectable with a cd 4 count around 650 . I just always get a response...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In my experience persistent painful lymphadenopathy is unusual for patients doing well on ART otherwise (high CD4 count and undetectable virus). The location of the lymphadenopathy may provide a clue if there is another contributing factor. Pain... Read more »

CD4 still below 100 after almost 1 year on ARV

Hi Nelson,Hope this email finds u well and in good health!I am worried over my lack of CD4 increase... Read more »

Should I start ARV treatment

1)Yesterday my doctor gave me my test results and my CD4 count is 211, my Viral Load is in the... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Sign On: Treatment Prevents Transmission -- Obama, Stand Up for Treatment Expansion Worldwide

Have you heard the biggest news in ages? Science shows that there is a 96% reduction in risk of HIV transmission if people have access to AIDS drugs. We've been saying for years that treatment -- as a key component of comprehensive care -- is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Less Expensive ARV Combination Just as Effective for Women in Developing Countries as Costlier ARVs, Study Shows

A new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston shows that the less-expensive antiretroviral nevirapine, when used in combination with other antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), is as effective as a more expensive combination among... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a new agreement with Angola aimed at controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports. "The Obama administration will more than double funding for Angola to combat the disease, from... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Kath Webster: Standing Strong

Kath Webster (Photograph by Kamil Bialous ) I never went for an HIV test. All I wanted that day back in 1995 was to donate blood to the Red Cross. Instead, a week later I received the diagnosis from my doctor. I was shocked: "HIV? What are you... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »

Posted by Standup2HIV, 1 Reply

I have created a website,, in order to help with HIV awareness. This website, like Stand Up 2 Cancer, was created with the idea that we need to stand up to HIV, begin to promote more friendly awareness, and try to stop this... Read more »

What do these letters stand for on my report?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back my quest lab results and i had other tests done aside from the hiv test but on the invoice, i can read the names of all those test but then there is no test called hiv - i see a row of letters and the price was $319! i dont see the words... Read more »

Standing up for the rights for all worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to say that I used to be a worried well, and I used to come to this website and try to get some reassurence that i did not catch HIV, my hearts goes out to the one who do have HIV, but my heart also goes to the Worried Wells, the worry... Read more »