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Myths About HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials Get the Facts! Introduction There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea that is nottrue. In dealing with HIV, it is important to be able to tell reality frommyth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to yourhealth. Myths About HIV...
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Breaking News? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS)

Good Morning, Could you please explian to me the Breaking News the HIV- instant test are not relieable?Not sure I understand themeaning of the doctors paper.I am a monthly donor and am so very gratful for your website...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'm presently "on the road again" and consequently may have missed the "breaking news" you are referring to. Here is what I can tell you about the recent concerns related to rapid tests (although it hardly qualifies as... Read more »

Thanks(Breaking news (FALSE POSITIVE ORAQUICK TESTS)

thanks for your info. I would love to know, we you think after you read about it. The news was posting on your site and came from some confrence that just took place. again thank you so much for all u doBreaking News? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I was back home in the San Francisco Bay Area only very briefly. I'm now at 38,000 feet again, winging my way back across the country and not really looking forward to the winter storms that await me. I do think I now know what you were... Read more »

BREAKING THE NEWS

I AM A POSITIVE LADY AND MY BOYFRIEND IS NEGATIVE,WE HAVE BEEN HAVING UNPROTECTED SEX AND NOW HE WANTS US TO GO FOR A TEXT TO KLNOW OYR STATUS BECAUSE HE WANTS A CHILD AND WANTS US TO GET MARRIED. HOW DO I BREAK THE NEWS TO HIM. I AM SCARED OF HIM...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You have knowingly been exposing your boyfriend to HIV???? And you are only considering breaking the news to him now because he wants you both to go for a "TEXT TO KLNOW OYR STATUS" in preparation for getting married and starting a... Read more »

Treatment break?

I was diagnosed during acute infection two months ago with a viral load of 300000+. My CD4 count never dropped below 950, and started Atripla at the time of diagnosis. I am not having any problems with the medication. One month after starting...
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
Your doctor is correct in not having a definitive answer to this question. Given where your CD4 count is currently (high end of the normal range), I think you can safely stop the HIV meds and observe closely with serial CD4 counts and viral load. If... Read more »
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Treatment breaks/Pill holidays

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
Treatment Breaks Increase AIDS Complications

By Research + Treatment News
Until more research is available to show who can safely take treatment breaks, researchers advise all HIVers to avoid treatment interruptions and change to better-tolerated... Read more »

Late-Breaking News From London...

Posted by CopperBlue, 3 Replies
...my 22-week test was negative!! Yay! For the last couple days of my vacation I actually did not worry about having HIV. What an amazing feeling. Of course, then I let a hot young British bloke pick me up in a restaurant and "deep kiss" me for a... Read more »

break in treatment

Posted by Anonymous
I have a problem whereby my medical aid has expired, I'm thinking of stopping treatment for 1 month until my new allocation kicks in in the new year. I'm using Combiver & Viramune - Is this going to be a major problem? I have an undetectable... Read more »

Interesting news on HIV treatments..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A presentation at the 14th International AIDS Conference in Barcelona by a University of Pittsburgh AIDS researcher reveals the "most common cause of death among HIV positive people is liver failure." Dr. Amy Justice bases her
conclusions on a study... Read more »