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What Hiv Positive Test Means

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my means test is postive, can i not have hiv?

When i had a clinic test me for aids, I tested positive. i was informed that my cd4 count was around 54. my viral load was undetectable. According to what i have read, that should not be possible. I have not received a good enough reason how that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You should discuss your HIV test results with your HIV physician specialist. It's difficult for me to comment without knowing much more about your case and Read more »

I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids? Read more »

Does positive toxo test mean diagnosis of AIDS?

I know that toxoplasmosis is listed as one of the 'AIDS defining illnesses'. I am healthy and have... Read more »
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...rooted in fear rather than fact, the United States instituted a travel ban on entry into the country for people living with HIV/AIDS. Now, we talk about reducing the stigma of this disease, yet we have treated a visitor living with it as a... Read more »
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HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

... Ann Darrow: the Fay Wray edition Look out! You can get HIV from a gorilla! Somebody warn Ann Darrow ! OK, OK, let's all calm down. Yes, scientists have apparently found that HIV can Read more »
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A Pill to Prevent HIV? What the New iPrEx Results Mean for Women

...the United States, South Africa and Thailand showed that taking an antiretroviral drug (in the class of those used to treat HIV/AIDS) may help prevent an HIV-negative person from becoming infected if exposed to HIV. The study, called iPrEx... Read more »
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What Does an ADAP Waiting List Really Mean? A Look at the Deepening Crisis From HIV/AIDS Service Organizations' Point of View

...ADAP coverage entirely or seen it reduced due to other cost-cutting moves. Obviously, this has a dramatic impact on low-income HIVers who rely on ADAP assistance to get their meds. But it has also become a major concern for people who work with... Read more »
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Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
...clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative for othe the other STD's I asked him about a HIV tst and he said to me he had one while he was in jail awhile back and it was negative if he had it the Health... 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 Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
...with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV. Do I feel shameful of myself having been diagnosed with HIV? I don't think I have ever felt shameful. I did feel... Read more »