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4 Ways You Can Get Hiv

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...(nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and waists. Weak bones: It is known that women in general are at increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after menopause, but studies have also shown thatHIV infection increases a person's risk of...
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new way treatment cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Possibly. The key to HIV eradication will be the elimination of long-lived infected cells. If drugs or mechanisms can be developed to purge/destroy these Read more »

Exposure to masseuse with unknown HIV(donation on its way)..

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm really amazed to see the good work you are doing. Keep it up. We need many more good people in this world to make it a better place. Really.Here's my story. I am in Singapore, and got a massage from a malaysian girl. The massage(as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rub-and-tug sex-perience is very similar to that of many others who have written to his forum over the years. Check out the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to "Stripper/Lap Dancers/Massage/Sex Workers."Your... Read more »

can you transmit hiv in others ways

i have been diagonosed as a possible elite controller i have been postive for 8 yr with an undetectable viral load and cd-4 of 700 to 800's i know these questions im gonna ask may sound gross but my toddler put my tooth brush in his/her mouth and i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although the risk would be extremely low, it is difficult to state what the risk might be with any certainty. Read more »

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of haters out there and the laws regarding marriage and military service are discriminatory, unjust and senseless. And yes, HIV/AIDS is more prevalent in the gay male community. All of these things are true, and if you want to help your son and... Read more »
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A Revolutionary New Way to Fight HIV/AIDS: CCR5 Inhibitors

... From The Body Introduction // Oliver: Learning to Adhere to HIV Meds --> var oliver = new... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Examining Ways to Avoid HIV/AIDS Medication Copayments in State Budget

...Jersey lawmakers on Tuesday indicated that they are examining ways to avoid proposed co-payments for some people living with HIV/AIDS who receive medications though the state, NorthJersey.com reports. The copayments are part of Gov. Jon... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summit Looks for Ways to Curb District of Columbia's Spiraling HIV/AIDS Rates

... On May 4 at the District of Columbia Black AIDS Leadership Mobilization Summit, participants discussed ways to respond to HIV/AIDS in Washington. About two months ago, the District's Department of Health reported that 3 percent of all D.C.... Read more »
The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

... Listen to Audio (49 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here . Welcome. My name is Kellee Terrell and I'm the news editor for Read more »
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I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Related to HIV in any way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...any part of my body (generally my limbs). As this is well past the timing for ARS, is there any way this could be related to HIV infection? Even if I was experiencing late ARS, has anyone ever heard of this as a symptom? Cheers. Read more »