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Is Keisha Campbel And Her Husband Hiv Positive
Not necessarily: Most of my married heterosexual patients who are HIV infected have a non infected spouse but your husband should be tested. You were on antiretrovirals? If it is "were", it is not good that you are off and you should seek medical care to see what your viral load and cd4 count are. ...Read more
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
Doctor please can you explain this? Husband is HIV positive and the wife is negative with the kids. How possible is this
My husband was tested HIV Positive. I am negative. We have been having unprotected sex. Im still negative. We had a daughter and she test negative.???
Prophylaxis: Your husband should use a condom to prevent transmission of HIV to you. If he is not doing that, you should talk to your doctor about getting pre-exposure prophylaxis. Please consult this site for more information on this topic and see your doctor ASAP. https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/pre-exposure-prophylaxis/ ...Read more
Insufficient info: You don't tell us what test you had. I assume that the number is the optical density of an ELISA for HIV antibodies. Depending on what the laboratory that did the test determines as positive, that will tell you if you really are. That is the best I can tell you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HIV Symptoms: Often times there are no symptoms. And once you are (if you are) positive there may not be any symptoms for a long time. But, when someone feels their new infection it is like the worse flu of your life. Muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes a pale full body rash. If you have high risk behavior then please find a doctor or clinic that knows how to do the new testing with an HIV rna/dna viral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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