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How Do You Know When You Have Hiv
Oral Sex Be really worried about HIV I talk to this friend all the time once in a while I knows him for a long time I ask him and he said no and he feels ok?
HIV is also known as HIV/AIDS. Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Went to the doc he wanted HIV test, why, he knows I don't do anything to get it, scheduling PAP test in three weeks, not happy that he wants that test?
Why are you mad?: Physicians are bound to think of every possibility for the complaints patients bring them. Everyone in the world is now offered HIV testing. One of the three leading groups of new HIV infections in America is women of your age. Post menopausal women are getting HIV. If you are not then you tell the doctor no to the test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Store cashier sneezed into my face. Micro sneeze particles might have gotten in my eyes. Who knows if he had bleeding in his mouth. Hiv pepjustincase?
I need colonoscopy, without HIV, hepatitis B or C, not cancer. Where to find a doctor who understands the dilemma and what to do about it? TB
Why do 1 out of 8 people not know if they have HIV? How does the 7 out of 8 people find out or know? When do early symptoms occur? What are they?
Great question: Several reasons explain the CDC's stat of 13% HIV infected individuals unaware of any problem. 1. Lack of education on basic facts of HIV of people. 2. Riskier behaviors now seen in people 13-24 years. 3. HIV testing in ALL individuals must be offered as part of routine blood work when infectious diseases are being screened. Write to me with more questions at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drssaghafi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get tested!!!: HIV can present with no symptoms to extreme. If you have never had sex, you are unlikely to have contracted the disease. Assuming you are sexually active, you should get tested. Depending on the specific test used, the disease may be detected from 2 weeks and up to 3 months after infection. See your physician, if you don't have, one go to a sexually transmitted infection or walk-in clinic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Hiv can present with acute retroviral syndrome, which is your standard cold/viral picture (fever, rash, enlarged lymph nodes). If not caught then, it becomes a slow, progressive decline in immune system function, and often is detected only in the late stages with presence of severe opportunistic infections. If you are concerned, go get checked! you can lead a normal life if positive and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human immunodeficiency virus is also known as HIV/AIDS. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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