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Anatomy Of The Aids Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Push Aims to Find Cure for AIDS Virus

The head of the International AIDS Society (IAS) is calling for more investment into HIV research, as governments globally cannot put patients on treatment fast enough to keep pace with new infections. "At the moment, for every one person... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Shows "Grey's Anatomy" Viewers Gained HIV Knowledge

Many viewers of an episode of ABC's prime-time medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" that included a story about mother-to-child HIV transmission gained awareness of the issue, according to a survey released on Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation , ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women With HIV Who Breastfeed Exclusively Longer Than Four Months Have Lower Risk of Transmitting Virus to Infants, Study Shows

"The amount of HIV in an infected mother's breast milk spikes when weaning begins, according to a study published [Wednesday] in Science Translational Medicine," Nature reports. "The findings are likely to add urgency to efforts to ensure that... Read more »
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Anatomy Lab HIV (HIV FROM CADAVER OR CORPSE, 2011)

Is it possible to get HIV from puncture by clavicle in a cadaver? Not sure how long the cadaver had been deceased but we were 1 month into anatomy. The clavicle had been cut a week before....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Relax Max! Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q206054.html">HIV and Cadaver Lab? Jan 8, 2010</a>... Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. If the... Read more »

hiv virus

please answer my question. can hiv pass thru skin in closed fracture of wrist ???does insertion of plate or screw in scaphoid fracture increase the chance of hiv passing thru overlying skin after healing???does surgery or avascular necrosis of...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
None of these are factors in HIV transmission. Virus lives at point A. Susceptible person in at point B. Getting from A to B requires exposure. With intact skin, regardless of the hardware underneath, there is not A to B.DW... Read more »

aggressive virus vs. nice virus

Dear Mr. Bob! I met a cute HIV-positive guy who told me about his rather aggressive virus. During two years living with HIV he has nearly died twice. My virus is quite nice to me, am living with it for 19 years now. Now Im wondering how risky it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yep, unfortunately this is indeed a possibility! How often this occurs, we do not know, but there are now several well documented cases of both "superinfection" (acquiring a second distinct and possibly more aggressive HIV strain)... Read more »
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The virus is ripping through me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My skin is burning through out my hole body. The virus really attacks when you go to sleep. I recieved oral sex from a women and i am convinced that i have been infected. I ordered a home test kit for me to get tested. I went to the emergency room... Read more »

OZONE PROVEN TO KILL AIDS VIRUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I PURCHASED A MEDICAL OZONE DEVICE.VERY HIGH QUALITY DEVICE.IF USED PROPERLY IT IS COMMONLY REPORTED TO KNOCK OUT AIDS.THE CONCEPT AND DEVICE IS DEFAMED BY FDA AND AMA BECAUSE OF SPECIAL INTERESTS AND IGNORANCE IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY.THE... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113... Read more »