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Average Morality After Hiv Aids Infection

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Money, Moralism and Microbicides: Barriers in Microbicides Development

Microbicides have been heralded as an "HIV prevention tool of the future," 1 and indeed, the last two decades have seen significant strides in their promotion. However, considerable challenges to microbicides research and development have emerged.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Attributes AIDS Pandemic to "Immunodeficiency" of Moral Values; Condoms4Life Campaign Honors Bishops

The Vatican on Tuesday said the HIV/AIDS pandemic can be attributed to an "immunodeficiency" of moral and spiritual values and called for increased education and access to medications to treat the disease, Reuters/ Houston Chronicle reports. Pope... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Moscow City Duma Members Say U.S.-Funded AIDS Prevention Programs "Morally Unconscionable"

Sixteen members of the Moscow City Duma -- the city's lower house of parliament -- in a letter sent on Oct. 8 to Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) and House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) said that U.S.-funded HIV/AIDS prevention programs... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Husband HIV+ - battling morality

Hello, Michael. What a relief to read about the gentlemen who was battling the inner struggle with his partner who he described as "self absorbed" or something of the like. I apologize in advance if this is to sound a bit like a sounding...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
My heart goes out to you since you are such a caring and open person, and are in the midst of such a profound conflict. You raise such an interesting and good point, that many couples, both heterosexual as well as gay, need to address at some point... Read more »

What's with the Moral Outrage Dr Bob

Dear Dr Frascino, I have a question for you, directly related to your response to the person who asked about 'what kind of HIV infection do I have'...while I am inclined to agree with you I have grave reservations about the hostile and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Nathan,I'm not sure the person who sent that question even exists. However, if he does, I believe my "moral outrage" was more than justified. He reported he has been living with HIV for 14 years and had "more than... Read more »

Moral Support? Please

Doctor Bob,I live in California about an hour south of you. After much procrastination and with support from yours posts and other peoples woo hoos, I finally went to get tested almost two weeks ago. The results will be ready this Monday and I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your eight-month test was negative. That means you are HIV negative. No ifs, ands or buts about it! If your mind won't let you truly accept this fact, it's being anything but "logical." It's being Republican!Yes,... Read more »

Average CD4 increases on HIV Meds

I was diagnosed with HIV infection a little over a year ago. My viral count was 19,100 and cd4 was 475. I have been on HIV medication (Isentress & Truvada) for over a year now and have seen little increase in my CD4 numbers. Currently, my...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In patients naive to HIV meds, the average increase in CD4 count is around 100-150 over a year. That can depend on where you start from, and what you CD4 count was prior to HIV infection, which almost everybody does not know. The normal range is... Read more »
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You think you are lonely try being HIV + and a OTR hetro trucker with a moral code about infecting

Posted by dknswm45, 2 Replies
I have been infected thru hetro sex since May 17, 2011. Got very sick for 2 weeks following intercourse. Was tested and given the news. I thought my life was lonely being a trucker now it is non exisitant. Is it a wonder I am not in a padded cell.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The information that "the average time to test accurately for hiv antibodies is 25 days" is grossly outdated. So, let us not go into lengthy definition about the meaning of average. Most doctors, lab technicians and experts say that by 4 weeks, most... Read more »

Average for positve test 10-14 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
As you all can see the average for positive test is 10-14 days before they said 21 or 25 days. Info from John Hopkins medical management of HIV 2001.

The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with newer... Read more »

My story of reality and moral. Maybe Im not alone?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Between August 15th and the 22nd of this year I had intercoarse with a mutual friend, for the first few moment's we did not use a condom, but than I said we needed to stop and use one and she agreed, we were bit in the moment.
About 4 weeks later I... Read more »