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Why Can't Antibodies Stop Hiv

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I started treatment within weeks. Will my body ever stop producing the antibody?

I started treatment 25 days from the day of initial infection, and a week after initially visiting the doctor with a high fever, rash and "cold sore" on my face. My CD4 at the time was 156 and my viral load was more than 500,000. After...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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Congrats on you great response to treatment.Yes, there is a good possibility that your immune system will stay that strong for a long time and that you remain without detectable viral load for the long term if you adhere to your regimen.We do not... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum." Can drinking large amounts of urine from an... Read more »
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No antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read that on occasion people with advaning HIV or aids sometimes actually stop producing HIV antibodies so that standard tests will not pick them up. Can some one comment on how likely a factor this is? I do not mean to cause trouble by this... Read more »

Concern about ANTIBODIES? Than read this.

Posted by Anonymous
According to Dr. Holodniy and all HIV experts in the world.

When attack with any virus, particurarly such strong virus as HIV - tha body starts producing antibodies within day or two from the attack. It is only question of not being enought at that... Read more »

No Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Every single person infected with HIV has tested positive for antibodies. There is no such a case where one person did not develop antibodies. People who do not have antibodies are the ones who have advanced aids and nothing but that. People, you... Read more »

symptoms vs. antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
If one has symptoms shortly after exposure, and it is indeed HIV, would antibodies then show up on a test even if it hasn't beed very long? Or will it take antibodies a while to show up even weeks after the related symptoms?

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