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Can You Eliminate Hiv

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Obama Announces Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization, Elimination of HIV Travel Ban

Obama Announces Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization, Elimination of HIV Travel Ban In a White House ceremony on Oct. 30, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law an extension of the Ryan White CARE Act, which provides critical funding to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vaccine Needed to Eliminate HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

Although campaigns to prevent the spread of HIV are "critical and need more attention," a vaccine is needed to effectively "protect society as a whole and eliminate" HIV/AIDS, Seth Berkley, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion: Faith Leaders "Uniquely Positioned" to Help Eliminate HIV/AIDS Stigma

"[T]here has been tremendous progress in the medical and scientific aspects of HIV and AIDS. But there has been much less progress on the social aspects of the pandemic, especially the stigma associated with the disease," David Barstow, president of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Drugs that eliminate HIV in semen

Why in 25 years there aren't yet drugs that eliminates instead of decreasing virus in seminal fluids. Current meds help to reduce the presence but there's always a trace of the virus. Drugs that are able to eliminate virus in seminal...
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
I am not aware of any such drug. Semen or the genital tract is only one place the virus is present. The virus circulates in the body in a cell free and cell-based form which is constantly being turned over and recirculating and repopulating various... Read more »

Eliminating HIV reservoirs might damage cells?

Dear Dr. Wohl:Once you said in this forum that the researcher (I cant remember his name) who did the study on valproic acid is working at your university.Imagine his theory worked and he could figure something to force the virus to leave the cells...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear John,I agree with your affection for your gray cells. As Woody Allen said, "My brain?! That is my second favorite organ."David Margolis is trying to use valproic acid to inhibit cellular processes that keep HIV latent (or inactive)... Read more »

Eliminating the Stigma of HIV/AIDS -we are all one.

Dr. Bob,Our hero- we have to work together to eliminate the stigma of hiv/aids. We are all affected. It's heros like you would motivate us to want to help out the cause. What should we do. We need hiv positive doctors working out in the field...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Crier Man,Well, the folks who run this site have told me my comments are viewed by more than 1,500,000 folks every month. That's a lot of eyeballs. In addition, I have founded two HIV/AIDS medical groups devoted to the compassionate... Read more »

HIV eliminated in 10 years?!

Dr. Frascino, I've seen several of these articles mentioning they believe that hiv will be eliminated in 10 years, but they do not mention a cure! I certainly plan to be alive and kicking in 10 years, and without a cure, I will still have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The information about eliminating HIV/AIDS within 10 years came from analysts who developed a mathematical model to predict what would happen if we screened all adults and adolescents for HIV every year and immediately treated all those who test... Read more »
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Eliminating Symptoms ....

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
So this symptoms thing is driving me crazy... I want to tryand eliminate them so that can rest a little more assured until my 3 month test. My "story" of why i think i am infected is named HIV? I'm Petrified,Please Help... if you wanna look on... Read more »

Process of elimination

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had a low risk exposure sept/oct last year unprotected vaginal insertive. Went for a full medical last week and just got results of blood test/liver function/kidney function and they were all fine, as was my blood pressure etc. My question is this.... Read more »

mom with hiv?

Posted by Anonymous
Actually I do not know if mom has it or not. We just got a visitor today, it was my moms soon to be ex-husbands sister. She informed us that he had surgery to remove a tumor and in the process they tested him. He was thin and very unhealthy and... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
by the way i used a condom but forgot to remove it after the act. then what happened is that it slipped out as i was asleep n rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you... Read more »