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What Is The Meaning Of Chlamydia Igm Antibodies

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...If you are considering having a baby, you can take advantage of treatments that potentially prevent transmission of HIV to the baby. What Are HIV Antibody Tests? As the body fights viruses, the immune system creates antibodies to that virus. HIV antibody tests do not measure or detect the virus itself but instead look for your body's reaction to the virus -- the presence of antibodies to HIV. ELISA The ELISA (also sometimes...
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ABRAZO BOLIVIANO-Testing results, antybiotics, Agammaglobulinemia

Dr. BOB. Im just fascinated with what you write (and think). Quiero WOO HOO, but I cant. Im married with 2 babies (one is only 10 months old)Ive had sex with sex workers all over last year (not all over...but at least 4 times) (the last time was 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk is essentially nonexistent if the latex condoms were used properly and did not fail (break).Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to 27 weeks are definitive, conclusive and highly excessive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No... Read more »

Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't performed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the site of infection and thereby increase the risk for concurrent HIV transmission. I would recommend you get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark just to put any residual fears permanently to rest. Statistically the odds are all... Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »

help in interpreting the test results pleasessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

Before August 2004, I had five to six unprotected encounters. Later I found out that out those six, three girls where drug addicts. That drove me wild. Here some of test I have done in past, please help me to Interpret them:1. Ist test set done in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not pursue further testing.You are negative for multiple STDs and that is great.No further testing is needed.Dr. M Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C. Positive results can lead to further tests, treatment, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS. Most of these tests look for "antibodies" to HIV. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system to fight a specific germ. Other types of... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...other laboratory tests, especially calcium or testosterone. Globulin (also called immunoglobulin) measures the protein in antibodies produced by the immune system. HIV infection causes an abnormally high level of globulin. Levels are usually... Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hepatitis serology, VDRL, Chlamydia serology, EBV, CMV were all normal HIV abs + P24 were negative HCV PCR- negative However- I had IgM normal but at the highest limit Mild decrease in my lymphocyte counts Other results were more or less the... Read more »

PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY Usually, if you test positive for antibodies that means that your immune system has effectively fought off a Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »