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What Does It Means If Your A Hiv Carrier

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Whats it mean to be a Carrier of HIV

I just found out after 2 yrs of having negitive blood test for HIV that I am a carrier. I took the test every 6 months after I was raped and now after all this time it came back positive. What does it mean to be a carrier?? I have all the Hep B...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Sorry to hear about your situation.While I usually don't describe HIVers as "carriers", I suspect this means that you are HIV antibody positive and have the virus in your blood.Hopefully, at this point, your not experiencing any... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats such patients, and 53 percent demanding that carriers make their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Despite Progress, World Still Failing HIV Carriers, Says AIDS Chief

Preventable worldwide HIV/AIDS deaths in the millions are the result of a "shameful failure" of the global community to do all it could to combat the disease, the head of the International AIDS Society said Sunday ahead of the 4th IAS Conference in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vietnam Detects Nearly 10,000 HIV Carriers in 2007

Today, the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control said 9,978 new HIV cases were recorded last year, raising the cumulative number of HIV/AIDS cases in the country to 128,367. Of these, 25,219 have been diagnosed with AIDS, of whom 14,042 have... Read more »
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Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »

HIV does not mean the end of our life.

Posted by STDAsk
Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years... Read more »