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Are Gorillas Imune To The Aids Virus?

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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion, advertisement, or sale of products that are supposed to diagnose, treat, or cure HIV when those products have not been proven to be safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure...
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Is aids a experiement gone wrong ? (STEAMING HOT MONKEY FUSION SEX)

Do you think it might be possible that aids cotracted from monkeys or apes from a man made experiment of men in africa, being used to have sex, with a druged ape or monkey in attemp to some how prove we came from apes or monkeys.then this man left...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...secret plot to exterminate gays and drug users.The unfortunate consequence of a horned-up safari hunter screwing Magilla the Gorilla.So here's the real scoop. But, be forewarned: this scoop involves some poop! HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)... Read more »

Thank You For Wishing Me Luck!!

Hello Dr. Bob,Well, I had a very good visit with another ID Dr. for a second opinion on my suspicious symptoms. I explained every symptom and there timing in relation to my last exposure and showed him all my results from HIV tests, CBC and other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."HIV was not and is not the cause of (your) symptoms of the past and the present and that (your) symptoms do not at all suggest HIV infection!" BRAVO! We have a unanimous consensus!I also agree with the decision not to run any further tests for... Read more »

HIV- and POSITIVELY in love!

My fiance is HIV1+ and I am HIV- and periodiclly confirm my status. HE DOES NOT KNOW that I KNOW HE IS infected, but I research (and snoop and know FOR SURE) I even know that his HIV1 RNA is detected and @ 48 copies/ml (whatever that means) and know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I barely get a peck.") and you've both talked about having babies someday, but have never discussed the proverbial 800-pound gorilla in the room (HIV)???Dearie, I'd say it's time to put the breaks on the marriage plans and begin having some... Read more »

Parvovirus, HIV+ humans and Ferrets

My HIV+ partner and I recently adopted a ferret who has tested positive for ADV. From Ferret ADV website: ADV is a highly contagious Parvovirus a persistent viral infection which causes a huge increase in antibodies found in the blood known as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Robert,I don't have any personal experience with ferret ADV. I do know that ferret zoonoses transmitted by pet ferrets to humans are quite rare. I would suggest you check with PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) at http://www.pawssf.org/. I'll... Read more »
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HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

...a strain of SIV found in gorillas. OK, let's stop a moment for a bit of background. As far as we've been able to figure, HIV is a human-only virus. But it evolved from SIV, which is found in a bunch of primates, including chimpanzees, monkeys... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Simian Viral Strain Most Similar to HIV Found in Wild Gorilla Populations, Study Says

... Scientists have discovered a virus in gorillas that is more similar to HIV than any other related HIV strain previously found in apes, according to a study published on Thursday Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: Aug. 11, 2009

...the Stories Featured in Our HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak Researchers Create Map of HIV's Genetic Structure HIV Comes From Gorillas, Too AIDS Can Kill Chimpanzees, Researchers Find IAS 2009: Which Studies Are Most Likely to Change the... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »