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hepatitis B?!

Hey Dr, I'm hiv positive gay male on atripla with decent cd4 around 700 and undetectable viral load. I hooked up with someone..we Only kissed each other... I received oral sex from him for 4 minutes maybe but i didn't ejaculate in his mouth...i rubbe...

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Can I Trust Food Allergy Test Results?

Are blood and Rast food allergy test results reliable for HIV/AIDS patients?

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Anonymous

Hi can I take my purbac double strength and arv's at the same time

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Interpretation of Viral Load Laboratory Results

2,991 copies/mL 4,995 IU/mL The detectable range with this method is 34 - 10,000,000 copies/mL (57 - 17,000,000 IU/mL) The method used for HIV-1 Viral Load PCR is COBAS TAQMAN HIV-1 Version 2.0 The quantification is homogenous for all sub types of HI...

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My tppa results was not same

I have this situation where my tppa result was not same. Fist month 1:2. Second non reactive third 1:1. But on that duration i dint do any std. How the result so confusing. At what stage i need to im with penecelin

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Questions about Syphillis Treatment

In 2011, i was diagnosed with syphillis and was treated with 2 shots. In 2017, I was asked why I was given a treatment because my results were nonreactive. Today, received a call about my RPR being reactive at 1:2 and my TPPA nonreactive, which was t...

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TPHA 1:10240

Hello DR This is my current test result before 7 month I treated from Dr during that ist. Test result was 1:47639 So concerned is that I am married how this disease is harmful for my wife and her pregnancy

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positive and consent

hi please help would like to know if its safe to take accutane while taking arv meds

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syphilis

Hy Doctor. I had been tested positive for syphilis with VDRL titre 1:16 reactive and 1:32 minimal reactive. I received 2 penicillin injections with gap of 21 days . But the titre has settled at 1:8 and is not moving down even after taking pentids 400...

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Switching back and forth between Kaletra + Truvada combo and Genvoya?

Is it ok to switch back and forth between Kaletra + Truvada combo and Genvoya? I have just been put on Genvoya, yet still have a stash of Kaletra + Truvada, is it ok/safe for me to use up this stash once on Genvoya should I run out of the medication ...