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Author Topic: Freaked Out  (Read 1420 times)

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Offline simon695

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Freaked Out
« on: September 09, 2006, 03:54:47 PM »
So I Really Have The Greatest Hiv Doctor In The Uk,Paid By Insurance
But Yesterday Despite Feeling Good (Ignore The Root Canal) He Took
Blood For Everything Including PSA (Or SOmething Like That) For
Cancer Which He Stated Was Not Very Reliable!!!!!!
I Want Too Know Everything In Advance But A Maybe Is Not That
Encouraging.Im Now Flying To Hong Kong On Business And Cannot
Focus On Anything Else.
                  Freaked Out
                     Simon

Offline LatinAlexander

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Re: Freaked Out
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2006, 04:39:40 PM »
Hey Simon. Did not understand correctly I think. He ordered a blood test for PSA, but he said the test was not too reliable?.

About being thinking on HIV things only, easy boy. I am exactly the same... You are not alone. :)

Alex


Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline Lis

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Re: Freaked Out
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2006, 04:45:25 PM »
PSA test are good, but they must be paired with a digital exam...
poz 1986....

Offline penguin

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Re: Freaked Out
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2006, 05:44:34 PM »
hello simon

psa test, on there own as lis says, are not diagnostic, ie they require further tests to put the results into context.
some more information:
http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Aboutcancer/Screening/ThePSAtest/ThePSAtest

if you are a uk citizen, you (or your insurance) shouldnt be having to pay to see the greatest hiv doctors in the uk...the brilliance of the nhs, it is accessible for free?

enjoy HK

kate

 


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