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Does Magic Johnson Still Have Hiv

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Rounding Up the Coverage on Magic Johnson's HIV Announcement Anniversary

Nov. 7, 1991, was the day Magic Johnson announced to the public that he was living with HIV and was going to retire from professional basketball. On the 20th anniversary of his announcement, let's take a look at how the media commemorated this... Read more »
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Q&A: Nelson George, Director of The Announcement, Talks Magic Johnson and HIV/AIDS

Nelson George (Credit: ESPN Films) It was the disclosure heard around the world: On Nov. 7, 1991, basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced that he is HIV positive. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the disclosure and its... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Keeps Up HIV Fight

Fifteen years ago today, basketball star Earvin "Magic" Johnson faced the television cameras and made an admission that shocked the nation. "Because of the HIV virus that I have obtained, I will have to retire from the Lakers," Johnson said on Nov.... Read more »
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magic johnson style hiv

magic johnson is still undetectible if i am not mistaken. what is his regimen, and what else has he done for his health that you know of?...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I don't know what medications Magic Johnson is taking, and even if I did, I would not be willing to discuss his personal medical details in a forum like this.But the question is a good one, and an important one, if it is changed to "Why... Read more »

What is Earvin Johnson's Magic Secret treatment against HIV?

Dr. Wohl,Hat's off to you sir for all the efforts you put up against this virus? My question to you is what is exactly Earvin Magic Johnson's secret to manage to treat HIV so successfully without noticable side effects when quite a few...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Nicky B-I am not privvy to Magic's medical history but I suspect he is on the same combo that many of those reading this are. Magic's success is a tribute to his hard work to keep himself healthy but is hardly unique. I have dozens... Read more »

magic johnson

I recently saw magic johnson at the basketball hall of fame induction and he looked very healthy. Do you know which hiv drugs is he on and whether he's been on them continuously since he found out he had hiv in 1991?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Magic Fan-He does look marvelous. I do not know what HIV therapies he is on but I will tell you I have a clinic with plenty of Magic Johnsons. They take their meds, listen to most (but not all) I ask them to do and stay away from booze and... Read more »

How did Magic Johnson become infected

How did Magic Johnson contract hiv? And how long has he been hiv positive....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why do you ask? If Magic contracted the virus from a tainted blood transfusion rather than heterosexual sex, would it really make any difference? If I contracted the virus from a failed condom rather than an occupational exposure, would it... Read more »
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Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years

Posted by STDAsk, 2 Replies
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years relax on Italian getaway.The couple, who married in September 1991,... Read more »

Magic Johnson, Risk, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a few questions I havent seen discussed on here:

1) I wonder if any of you think Magic Johnson got this disease in some other fashion besides vaginal sex? It's so hard for a guy to get it that way, but not impossible. Also, he seems... Read more »

magic johnson

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Not to be insensitive but just wondering was magic johnson tested positive using elisa blood test or was it a pcr test? Just wondering I never heard how he found out.

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story about anthony johnson: forced prostitution

Posted by 6arywary, 3 Replies
has anyone heard the story of anthony johnson? he was a boy who was sexually abused, forced into prostitution by his parents, and it eventually led him to contract aids. then he was adopted by his social worker.
i just heard about this story... Read more »