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Can normal blood tests detect signs of HIV two years after infection?

Can normal blood tests detect signs of HIV two years after infection?

Antibody to HIV: Routine blood tests do not examine for HIV and may not detect any abnormality due to HIV at two years after exposure. Antibody to HIV would be positive at that time. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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I'm 26. Healthy. 3 miscarriages in a year all at 5-6 weeks. The doctor doesn't think anything is wrong with me. All my blood tests are normal?

I'm 26. Healthy. 3 miscarriages in a year all at 5-6 weeks. The doctor doesn't think anything is wrong with me. All my blood tests are normal?

Early miscarriage: Early miscarriages during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy are very common. Many are never recognized as pregnancy, and are often thought to be just a late pregnancy. Following a miscarriage, it is recommended that a woman wait 3-6 months before getting pregnant again. Given the history of 3 miscarriage within a year, I recommend waiting at least 12 months to allow your body time to recover. ...Read more

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No period since miscarriage d&c 1/11/13 taken Primolut 2 twice daily 5days been 6days since finished when to expect period? Us & blood tests normal

No period since miscarriage d&c 1/11/13  taken Primolut 2 twice daily 5days been 6days since finished when to expect period? Us & blood tests normal

2-5 weeks: Usually one expects to have the first cycle after a miscarriage 2-6 weeks after. It is not common to be treated with Progesterone so soon after a miscarriage. ...Read more

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I had my 2nd miscarriage in 4 months. Cyst on thyroid, elevated thyroid levels, all other blood tests normal. Could thyroid prescription solve the miscarriages?

I had my 2nd miscarriage in 4 months. Cyst on thyroid, elevated thyroid levels, all other blood tests normal. Could thyroid prescription solve the miscarriages?

Doubtful: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My doctor sent me for two blood tests for my hCG , if they are rising does that mean I am not in risk of a miscarriage ?

My doctor sent me for two blood tests for my hCG , if they are rising does that mean I am not in risk of a miscarriage ?

HCG level: Probably your doctor is getting an HCG level which is marker of pregnancy. If the level is not rising appropriately you may have a miscarriage or you may be at risk of an ectopic pregnancy. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I had miscarriage after 7 weeks of pregnancy m having cramps n doc couldn't find d reson.All blood tests r normal how much chances of pregnant again?

I had miscarriage after 7 weeks of pregnancy m having cramps n doc couldn't find d reson.All blood tests r normal how much chances of pregnant again?

Question?: It's important to know if you had a pregnancy test, in particular if it remains positive it needs to be followed with blood tests to determine if a you have a new pregnancy or if you have retained products of conception. Please discuss your concerns with your physician again. ...Read more

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Fast heart pulse days after miscarriage, thyroid problem? Or just normal? I had a lot of blood tests, do doctors have to specifically look for thyroid

Fast heart pulse days after miscarriage, thyroid problem? Or just normal? I had a lot of blood tests, do doctors have to specifically look for thyroid

Probably not thyroid: The elevated rate could be due to physical stress, blood loss, infection, or other causes. Simple lab tests should be helpful in sorting this out. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more


Blood Tests (Definition)

Blood is usually drawn from your ...Read more