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Scared to buy a home....

If someone were recently diagnosed w/ aids Ts bellow 200 and VL fairly high, and has not had a majoropportunistic infection as of yet what are their chances of long term survival if they start meds right away?This person is only 31yrs old, recently...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.This is a common dilema posed to me by many newly diagnosed persons with HIV. Prior to the advent of potent HIV therapies, the AVERAGE survival for persons with CD4 counts below 200 was around 3-4 years.We can now propose... Read more »

5 Minute HIV Home test

Hi Ryan, I recently come across HIV home test kits advertised online that provides test results in... Read more »

home kit hiv test????

hi doctor Bob, earlier today i was going to buy a home testing kit for hiv Fda approved. but i was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves at-Home HIV Test, Available in October

The FDA has approved an at-home HIV test that gives results in under 40 minutes. The tests should be available in stores in October. The New York Times : Rapid H.I.V. Home Test Wins Federal Approval After decades of controversy, the Food and Drug... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Home HIV Testing -- The Good and the Bad

Recently a new option for HIV testing became available. You can now takethe HIV test at home. However, home testing is not for everyone. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved HIV home tests are as accurateas the antibody tests done in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Navy Buys OraSure's HIV Test

The U.S. Navy has purchased 10,000 of OraSure Technologies Inc.'s OraQuick tests, which detect HIV antibodies within 20 minutes, to be used in the government's smallpox vaccination program. The test will be used to screen the Navy's sealift command... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio AIDS Group Buys Lot on High: Foundation Plans Pharmacy, Store, HIV Testing Site

Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation says it soon will begin construction on a thrift store, pharmacy, and HIV testing site in Columbus. AHF has already closed on the property at the corner of N. High Street and E. 5th Avenue. The group also... Read more »
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Home Access test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know how effective the FDA-Approved home access HIV test kits are? I am at 6-weeks since possible exposure and would like to know my current status. Do the labs use the 1st generation or 3rd generation ELISA when they test the blood? ... Read more »

Don't buy the HEAL lie!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
"Don't Buy the HIV Lie"
By Bruce Mirken

Former HEAL members who believed that HIV is harmless learn that they were wrong -- the hard way

For a decade plus, HEAL (Health Education AIDS Liaison) has defied mainstream science with its persistent, strident... Read more »

Home Tests (Are you there Jackie B)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For the past 6 months or so I have been driving myself absolutely crazy with the fear that I have HIV from an unprotected encounter with my boyfriend who I later found out was promiscuous. The incident happened approx 2 1/2 years ago. I started... Read more »

home testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are home testing kits sold in pharmacies. How do you get results?

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