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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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LIBAN: une fille en desespoir qui attend votre aide

Cher Dr. Bob,J'ai decide de vous ecrire en francais, peut etre vous recevez un nombre plus reduit de lettres qu'en anglais.J'ai deja pose la question en anglais, mais je n'ai pas eu de reponse.J'ai ete exposee au liquide...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Salut "une fille en dsespoir," Tu veux savoir si tu es sre de 100% ou 99,999% d'tre ngative ? Est-ce qu'il y a une vrai diffrence entre les deux ? Je ne le crois pas !Ton risque est presque inexistant ! Tu n'as pas de bonnes... Read more »

extreme peur du hiv, j ai besoin de votre aide dr.

Salut dr. Bob, j aurais aimer ne pas avoir a vous dranger, je comprends pas langlais si bien pour chercher une rponse a mes problmes dans votre site, mais mes doutes vont finir par me tuer, en fait si je n tait pas catholique le suicide aurait t...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
A ta grande dception et malgr ton admonition de ne pas te le dire, ma rponse est trs courte et trs simple : tu dois te faire faire un test. Au moins, trois mois se sont couls, donc le rsultat du test sera fiable. Comme j'ai dit de multiples... Read more »

first aid, general public

what happens if someone in public has AIDS and they cut themselves you you happen to get blood on yourself?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Several parts of this are confusing to me. If you're out in the general public (the only other choice is at home), how would you know if someone who's bleeding has AIDS? Or even HIV, for that matter? So it's best to respond to human... Read more »

Risks of giving First Aid and CPR

hello dr. recently a friend(unknown if hiv positive) fell and cut a severe gash above his eye. I arrived on scene several hours later.He refused medical treatment and was in a severe drunken state. I offered him wet compresses to place against the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.When giving a person first aid, care should always be taken to avoid contact with their blood. This is important in order to avoid a possible exposure to HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other bloodborne diseases. You... Read more »
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Can virus be passed on shortly after infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering how soon HIV can be passed on to a partner after the point of infection? Is it possible to infect a partner in the first 2-to-3 weeks after contraction ,
or does it take a few more weeks than that for the virus to show up enough in... Read more »

Has the virus...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
has the hiv virus ever been known to run it's full course in a matter of six months. meaning showing symptoms such as muscle mass loss,skin marking and even other symptoms that are not usually accompanied by the virus


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Sbjct: 2nd POST-Virus Replication & OTHER Things

Posted by DUDE
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter)
the human body produces anti-bodies. The body reacts. THink of it like this. If you... Read more »