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Diagnostic tests for HIV, AIDS - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Dr what are the symptoms of HIV deaseases
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Wht are the parameters for dignose a HIV+ in lab
User :   Age 27 male Service Chandigarh 65 Kg 170
Doctor :   When first infected with HIV, you may have no signs or symptoms at all, although it's more common to develop a brief flu-like illness two to four weeks after becoming infected
User :   Sir i wanted to know what are the parameters in Lab to check a person is positive or negative
Doctor :   fever, sore throat,headache, swollen lymph nodes
Doctor :   are the symptoms
Doctor :   HIV is diagnosed by testing your blood or oral mucus for the presence of antibodies to the virus.
User :   these kind of problem can be happen to a normal person too
Doctor :   HIV tests aren't accurate immediately after infection because it takes time for you to develop these antibodies usually about 12 weeks. In rare cases, it can take up to six months for an HIV test to become positiv
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it can happen due to other infection as well
User :   If a person has anemic the Dr advise to ckeck his Himoglobin (this is the parameters)
User :   yes this is my details
Doctor :   those are same as the symptoms
Doctor :   if the person is persistently having this symptoms
Doctor :   one can suspect HIV
Doctor :   did u have exposure any time
Doctor :   how old are you
Doctor :   are you there
User :   no i m just wanted to know
Doctor :   what would u like to know about
Doctor :   exactly
Doctor :   these are the symptoms
Doctor :   if some one has this persistently
User :   abt wht are the parameters to diagnose HIV
Doctor :   not responding to regualar treatment
Doctor :   how old are u
Doctor :   and did u have any exposure
Doctor :   please answer to my question
Doctor :   first
User :   I wanted to know that what are all the parameters based on the Labotery confirmed that the person is HIV positive or Negative
Doctor :   to know hiv status, u need to know the CD 4 counts
User :   Sorry sir I dont have any exposure till now
Doctor :   u need to do a elisa or tridot test
User :   wht is a normal person CD4 count
Doctor :   first and confirm later
Doctor :   with western blot technique
User :   can't be a HIV positive person CD4 count equal to normal person CD4 counts
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   500 to 1500 cells per cubic millimeter of blood
Doctor :   is the normal count
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   Among patients with undetectable viral loads, it's hard to detect a difference in clinical outcome based on CD4 count, especially at counts of 200 or above.
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