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Are Some People Immune To The Hiv Virus

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...understood, chronic inflammation is thought to be unhealthy and possibly linked to a number of serious diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being off them. IRIS happens when your immune system recovers too quickly. It can start to "overwork"...
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Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not "create" HIV! HIV is a sexually transmitted disease (similar to gonorrhea, syphilis, etc.). A person infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) can transmit it to an uninfected person via unsafe sex. If, however, one, two, three or more... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad. Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Boston. February 1014, 2003. Abstract 307. Blackard, J.T. and others. Human immunodeficiency virus superinfection and recombination: current state of knowledge and potential clinical... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...damage from hepatitis C usually develops slowly over many years.How Did I Get HCV?Hepatitis C is transmitted when blood from a person who has HCV -- a person who is already infected with this virus -- directly enters another person's bloodstream.... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? How can I get tested? Where can I get more information about HIV and AIDS? How can I help fight HIV/AIDS? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that causes AIDS. A member of a group of viruses called retroviruses,... Read more »
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World Health Organization

More Than Five Million People Receiving HIV Treatment

...Deaths from TB can be reduced by as much as 90%, if people with both HIV and TB start treatment earlier. The strength of a person's immune system is measured by CD4 cells. A healthy person has a CD4 count of 1000 -- 1500 cells/mm 3 . WHO... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of Anemia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Persons: Results From the Multistate Adult and Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Surveillance Project

...Contents Introduction Methods Results Discussion Appendix References Table 1 . Characteristics of Persons Included and Persons Not Included in Analysis of Anemia Incidence Table 2 . Characteristics of Persons... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Netherlands Insurance Association Recommends Offering Individual Life Insurance to Some HIV-Positive People

...therapy, which is a combination of three or more antiretroviral drugs, is one of the most important conditions for an HIV-positive person to qualify for life insurance, the Netherlands' Expatica News reports. The cost of life insurance... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...them to my family or friends to make em feel bad. Instead if listing them here would help at all, just with the hope that one person get spared from infection or the life long/ years long mental strain of being clearly sick, thinking its hiv and... Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...is a "Life Skills Consultant". (Peter Dijkstra's ID on The Body is currently "DOFORYOU".) Several times I have asked this person to post whatever cure or solution he has out in the open, here on these boards, for everybody here to read and... Read more »

I need to talk to people who have hiv.

Posted by sunfire, 6 Replies
...I would like to talk to other women who have Hiv. Read more »

Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too. Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »