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How to get tested for hiv?

How to get tested for hiv?

HIV testing: Any physician can order this for you. Many communities also have STD testing clinics. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Hiv (Definition)

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


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Do people in the navy have to get tested for stds? Do they get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea?

Do people in the navy have to get tested for stds? Do they get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea?

That depends: This question needs more clarification. If you are referring to entry (mep's evaluation) please see the following department of defense instruction: http://www.Dtic.Mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/613003p.Pdf. If symptomatic on active duty, full std panel is usually completed. Re-ask question if reading the above info doesn't answer your question. ...Read more

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Where can I get tested for HPV and hiv?

Where can I get tested for HPV and hiv?

Any doctor's office: Or most urban health departments.

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Can youget HIV by going to get tested for HIV at a sexual health clinic?Im concerned with the needles they use &that people have tested positive there

Can youget HIV by going to get tested for HIV at a sexual health clinic?Im concerned with the needles they use &that people have tested positive there

No risk, no worries: Nobody ever gets infected by having blood drawn. For over 40 years, no doctors or clinics in industrialized countries have reused needles. Don't worry about it. To avoid HIV your entire life, have safe sex and don't share needles for self injection. Don't worry about any other possibilities; they are mostly urban myths. ...Read more

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How can I get tuberculosis in usa?

How can I get tuberculosis in usa?

Close contact: By being in close contact with someone who has it. ...Read more

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How many HIV viruses does a person need to be exposed to in order to get infected with HIV ?

How many HIV viruses does a person need to be exposed to in order to get infected with HIV ?

HIV transmission: The number of virus particles required for transmission isn't known, and varies greatly with type of exposure (fewer with blood, more for sex). But in general it takes a lot of virus, which is why the risk of vaginal sex, with semen with LOTS of virus placed deep inside, infection results an average of only once in 1,000 exposures. Safe sex only, of course! And get tested if any possible risk. ...Read more

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How can I get tested for pesticide exposure?

How can I get tested for pesticide exposure?

Toxicology: It is usually wise to seek a medical center or clinic which specializes in running toxicology assessments - it can help if one knows what particular pesticide one might have been exposed to and to estimate or record routes of exposure, duration of exposure, immediates symptoms or reactions etc. ...Read more

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How to get tested for allergies/intolerances at the doctors?

How to get tested for allergies/intolerances at the doctors?

Skin or blood test: Allergists can perform blood or skin prick testing in the office to determine environmental and food sensitivities which could indicate allergy. ...Read more

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What can I do to get a tuberculosis test in usa?

What can I do to get a tuberculosis test in usa?

Local Health Dept: You can go to the local health department in your city/town or your doctor's office & get the PPD (tuberculosis) test done. You have to go back to their office 48-72 hours later to have it interpreted. Please make sure that you do not get it done on a thursday or friday so that there is no delay in reading the test results. ...Read more

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Can you suggest where i can get a STD &hiv test done?

Can you suggest where i can get a STD &hiv test done?

You can go to an: Std clinic or see your personal physician. ...Read more

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Where to get tested for HPV without anyone noticieing?

Where to get tested for HPV without anyone noticieing?

Dr office: You can be tested for hpv at your doctor's office. If this is not an option, your local health center most likely will be able to do the testing as well. ...Read more

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How can I get tested for HIV?

How can I get tested for HIV?

Any physician: Any physician in office practice can arrange for you to be tested or do the test in the office. ...Read more

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Where can I get test for hepatitis?

Where can I get test for hepatitis?

Primary care doctor: Hepatitis a (food-borne), b and c (transmitted by blood and body fluids) are all detected with a blood test. Your primary care doctor can do these tests for you. ...Read more

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Can you go to the doctors to get tested for lactose intolerance in asia?

Can you go to the doctors to get tested for lactose intolerance in asia?

Just do it at home: Depending on your symptoms(assuming they are not severe in any way) best thing to do is avoid all dairy products for 4-5 days, and be sure your symptoms are all gone..Then try a small amount of cheese or milk..If the symptoms recur...Do the same thing....If it happens again you probably are lactose intolerant...Then try many of the tasty lactaid products or use lactase pills, found in most stores. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more