What Does It Means If Your A Hiv Carrier

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Whats it mean to be a Carrier of HIV

I just found out after 2 yrs of having negitive blood test for HIV that I am a carrier. I took the test every 6 months after I was raped and now after all this time it came back positive. What does it mean to be a carrier?? I have all the Hep B...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Sorry to hear about your situation.While I usually don't describe HIVers as "carriers", I suspect this means that you are HIV antibody positive and have the virus in your blood.Hopefully, at this point, your not experiencing any symptoms Read more »


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HIV Carrier

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

... AIDS Drugs Assistance Program The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is funded by the federal government to help pay for HIV drugs for people who might not be able to afford them otherwise. Your local ADAP office can let you know which drugs... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...body longer and athigher levels. So if Norvir is given with another PI, like Crixivan (indinavir), it "boosts" Crixivan. This means the amount ofCrixivan in the blood is higher than it would be without Norvir. As a result, Crixivan can be given... Read more »