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HIV Vaccines And Its Importance To Health Care

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HIV Vaccines

Table of Contents What Is a Vaccine? I Have HIV -- Why Do HIV Vaccines Matter to Me? Can an HIV Vaccine Cause HIV Infection? Is There an HIV Vaccine? Are There HIV Vaccine Studies Going on Now? How Are HIV Vaccines Tested? What Results Have Been Seen in HIV Vaccine Research? Is HIV Vaccine Research Going Forward? How Long Will it Take to Find an HIV Vaccine That Works? Do Vaccine Trials Do Anything to Help Reduce the...
Ask the Experts

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,What do I think? I think you are a compassionate, generous, warm-hearted, loving individual who deserves our utmost praise and appreciation. I also think you have racked up enormous amounts of excellent cosmic karma that should provide you with a... Read more »

Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The news about the limited success of the recent AIDS prevention vaccine trial was unexpected and certainly welcomed, considering the numerous vaccine trial failures over the past decade. However, I agree with Tony Foci that this is not a... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up to 80% of you doctir, dentist, or hospital bills. call 1-866-798-2156... Read more »

HIV Health care in UK

Posted by Eje, 2 Replies
I will be going to the UK in september for my masters and would like to get some to get my drugs from,any body know where? Read more »

How do you manage your health care?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
HIV/AIDS is a complicated web of conditions made more complicated by the interaction of the meds on our body chemistries. I would think that a specialty would have developed over the last 25 years that focused on the long term management of people... Read more »