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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral Load and Women Interpreting Test Results Disease Progression and Therapy Commentary Introduction Two of the most common tests that you and your doctor will use to monitor your health are...
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Can std's be passed from shared make-up compact placed on open acne (pimples that have blood/tiny bit of impetigo)

I'm a female practicing only safe sex, only when in a committed relationship. Recently I traveled on vacation w/ a gay guy friend. Never having spent time w/ him on a daily basis, I was shocked to observe how many sexual partners he engages...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is <b>absolutely no risk</b> from the situation that you're talking about. None.We literally need a HIV positive body fluid come out of someone's body and go immediately/directly into someone... Read more »

Donated blood now paranoid of being HIV positive

Twenty days ago I donated blood at a Red Cross blood drive and in the past week I have become so afraid that I am HIV positive. Approximately two months ago I had unprotected sex with my then boyfriend. He said he didn't have HIV but I'm...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,Yes the Red Cross would have notified you by now, as they test all blood that is donated. Stress and anxiety can cause all types of different symptoms. If you want to be completely sure getting tested is your best bet. Knowing your status is... Read more »

HIV Positive at school blood drive (Red Cross) Help!!

I recently gave blood at a blood drive for school this year and received a letter in the mail from Red Cross a few weeks later stating that I tested negative for every infection but screened positive for HIV1/HIV2..... The letter also stated that...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,From the description you're giving, it sounds like the tests they ran came back "preliminary positive." When they ran the "confirmatory test" it proved that the whole sample was negative.What this... Read more »

while i'm making medical test for resident visa in KSA ,my HIV results is positive

I had a medical test for saudi arabia work visa and the result was HIV+ .I left my work in Qatar and back lebanon because i have offer in saudi and now i lost my work in qatar and same time i cant go saudi.I'm form lebanon and I'm so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.It's extremely unfortunate that some countries continue to treat HIV as if it were a sin or a toxic radioactive threat. It's merely a viral illness that is 100% preventable and becoming more treatable/manageable over recent years.... Read more »
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how much blood does it take to become positive

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if you were making out with a girl who was hiv positive, and she realized she was bleeding when you were making out with her, what are the chances the negative person would contract hiv. Read more »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test.
The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, and the Viral Load Test:
"There is NO RECOGNIZED STANDARD for detecting the absence or presence of... Read more »

Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam

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Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam.
FLEMINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2005--

Results of a new national survey of 864 physicians and 1,339 members of
the
general public revealed that a significant majority of both groups
belie... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
I got blood drawn last wendesday for general health and all the std's. I went to see my doctor yesterday. Everything came back fine with the exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail... Read more »