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The Well Project


...immunodeficiency virus. Clinical Infectious Diseases , 35. 1127-1134. Powderly, W.G. (2001). Manual of HIV Therapeutics, Second Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Scadden D.T. (2003). AIDS-related malignancies. Annual Review of Medicine 54:285. United States Public Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society of America. (2001). Guidelines for the prevention of opportunistic infections in persons infected with...
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What is going on?

Dr. Frascino, my partner has newly diagnosed AIDS. In October of 2010 at dx, his CD4 count was 5 and his viral load was 968,000. The end of December 2010 his viral load was 800 and CD4 147. He was doing well. Last week Thursday he woke up short...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pathogens, including mycobacterium tuberculosis, mycobacterium avium complex, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis B and C, candida albicans, Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis jiroveci among others. MAC accounts for about one third of... Read more »

Ozonated Olive Oil for HIV Answer

Well.. I'm not surprised by your answer, THE BODY website is totally funded by Pharmaceutical companies - I've never seen such a looooonnng list as the one you've got putting money into this website. When you open this site, you ARE FORCED TO click...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation the way. I watched these HIVers die as the virus ravaged their immune systems unchecked and opportunistic infections and malignancies ravaged their bodies. If you want to re-try coconut oil or ozone therapy, that's totally your decision. If... Read more »

concerned, not ashamed

Hey man, hows it going?I have been lucky enough to have had your reply on 5 occassions now over the last 2 years since my exposure - genuinely, you have helped me find a rational and helped shape my frame of mind and outlook.Like many, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...double click!Regarding candidiasis, this is an extremely common fungal infection caused by any of the Candida species of which Candida albicans is the most common. As for its relationship to HIV, the vast majority of cases of candidiasis have... Read more »

HIV & Bladder Cancer

I was tested positive in 2009 and just a week ago, my doctor confrmed that I have adenocarcinoma of the bladder. He usggested surgery but I am not in favour of doing that as I value quality of life. I have not told this doctor about my HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for any condition, there would be a period of time necessary to heal up after the procedure. But if by surgically excising a malignant tumor you could essentially be cured of cancer, and the alternative is a protracted painful illness and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Fungus Among Us take root. Typical treatments are amphotericin B (AMB, IV) and itraconazole (oral). Candidiasis Formed from a mold called Candida albicans, candida is the most common HIV-related fungus infection expressing itself in the human body as... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...carry. The FDA recently approved a new DNA test that identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most cervical cancers. At the moment, the new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria normally... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...the tongue or lips. Other types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into various cancers in men and women. Dysplasia around the anus is called anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). Anal intraepithelial... Read more »
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...inbox. Read the latest health news here. Updated regularly. Vote for this Site! Women's Conditions / Candida Albicans (Yeast) written by Dr. Gary Farr Last Updated February, 24, 2002 POST FIRST COMMENT! Page: 2 ... Read more »

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 »

Spirulina Latest Scientific Research

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...healthy population of these bacteria in the intestine reduces potential problems from opportunistic pathogens like E. coli and Candida albicans. Studies show when Spirulina is added to the diet, beneficial intestinal flora increase. Conclusion ... Read more »

AIDS and Cancer

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...Is there anyone out there facing AIDS and Cancer? Did you feel like you had to chose between the lesser of 2 evils Read more »