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Systemic Candidiasis

...the blood may come from a local infection (like the mouth or site of a catheter) as well as from infection of internal organs. Candida may only briefly be present in the blood when an internal organ is infected, therefore a blood test result is not always reliable. Treatment Many drugs are used to treat candidiasis, and they come in two types: topical (active only where it's applied) and systemic (active throughout the body). Choice...
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my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years tested testes HIV Positive in her seventh month of pregnancy and i tested negative, since we were together i tested regulary and she didn not, she used to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...every reason to believe you are HIV negative and your test was falsely positive.Good luck.Dr. BobHiv found in routine pregnancy blood test Aug 26, 2008Hi Dr. Frascino, I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a... Read more »

Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test

Hi Dr. Frascino,I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a trace of HIV Ag/Ab, the sample was sent for confirmation by Western Blot which those results came back as HIV 1 Western Blot indeterminate Gp 3 and HIV p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...22 YR. OLD FEMALE THAT HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 6 YRS. AND HAS 4 KIDS NOW. WHEN I WAS PREGNANT WITH MY LAST CHILD THEY DID A HIV BLOOD TEST AND IT CAME BACK POSITIVE FOR HIV. AFTER THAT THEY DID ANOTHER BLOOD TEST AND A WESTERN BLOT TEST. THE BLOOD... Read more »

let me try again... (INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,I've tried in English and French, and I don't know what to do anymore. I will try again to get your response to my particular case, although I know how busy your mailbox must be, as I am still very worried. I am a third year neurology...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...later a repeat showed the same results. In spring 2006, hiv test result was positive, western blot indeterminate. Doctor did a blood test called RPR which was nonreactive and HIV-1 RNA-PCR and HIV 2 test. All came back okay. Also saw an... Read more »

HIV...Scared (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

Dr. Bob,My wife is preganant with our first child. She has had multiple preganancies before, even a few miscarriages. Her two initial HIV tests came out positive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot. Her last test came out positive Western Blot. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reason to believe you are HIV negative and your test was falsely positive. Good luck. Dr. Bob Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test Aug 26, 2008 Hi Dr. Frascino, I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot your blood if you get a cut. It is the most common blood test. Test at baseline and every 3-6 months. Chemistry Panel (See fact sheet 122 ): This combination of... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...hasn't been diagnosed or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. Special Concerns for Women, Children and... Read more »
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Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

...150 mg, 300 mg, or 600 mg twice daily. The dosage depends on which other drugs are being used for antiretroviral therapy. The standard dose is 300 mg twice daily. The 150 mg dose is needed if you are taking certain drugs including delavirdine or... Read more »
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Isentress

...(neutropenia), low platelets, and elevated liver enzyme levels. May cause elevated levels of a muscle enzyme (creatine kinase) on blood tests. Contact your health care provider if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness.... Read more »
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Facts. Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...you are at high risk of HIV infection and come down with a bad case of the flu, see a doctor right away. It could be the early signs of HIV infection. Tell your doctor about your risk behavior. There are very sensitive tests that can tell if... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

How Reliable is a 3 Month Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello, I tested negitive at 3 months, however, I have persistant symtpoms that are very strange for my body. I won't go into detail on these symptoms but they are all to be HIV related. My doctor has diagnosed me with them, and has offered medicine... Read more »

INFORMATION ABOUT ELISA TESTS

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...donors whose ELISAs had been repeatedly negative. After a median of 14 months, 91 were still indeterminate without signs or symptoms of HIV; in the other 8, the assay became negative. In the Midthun study, none of the 54 patients with... Read more »