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    Dr LM Nath is an expert in Community Medicine in the World Health Organisation, New Delhi.

Questions Answered by me

A positive antibody based test for Hepatitis C (such as the ELISA) indicates that you have had a Hepatitis C infection which may or may not be...

Answered on : 18 May 2005

You would need to see a specialist in HIV medicine at the soonest possible. There are several reputed specialists in the Mumbai area and you...

Answered on : 11 May 2005

The issues you raise are social rather than medical. I can only say that there is no risk of HIV if both of you are mutually completely faithful...

Answered on : 15 Apr 2005

You have very early HIV infection - this is the symptom free period of HIV/AIDS. I cannot prescribe or treat you over the Internet, you must put...

Answered on : 05 Apr 2005

You have asked a very difficult question and there is no clear right or wrong path. I can only share my thinking and hope that it helps you to...

Answered on : 31 Mar 2005

No one can say exactly how long can a person with HIV live. Generally persons live quite a long time, and most of this time they are well, healthy...

Answered on : 11 Mar 2005

If it can be proved that the infection is due to a particular blood transfusion, then there is a degree of liability involved. If the doctor who...

Answered on : 07 Mar 2005

If a glass syringe is sterilised by adequate boiling it is sterilised, including for HIV. Disposable syringes should not be sterilised for reuse...

Answered on : 03 Mar 2005

Regret that I do not recommend any private clinics - there are many reputable private labs in Delhi and most of them should be able to do these...

Answered on : 03 Mar 2005

The trial recently announced is just the beginning of the testing process in humans. In this stage (phase 1) the candidate vaccine is tried in...

Answered on : 28 Feb 2005
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