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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Anonymous,There are many different types of HPV (30-40 varieties). Over half of all sexually active folks become infected with some type of HPV. In 90% of these cases the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care... Read more »

A cure for HIV infection and AIDS

Dear Dr. Aberg,Is anyone optermistic that we will ever find a Cure for HIV infection and AIDS? Either by immobilizing HIV, Restoring the Human Immune System, Or eliminating all HIV and HIV infected cells out of the Human Body? I was told that we are...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
This is a difficult question to answer. In medicine the two terms we do not like to use is "always" (or "absolutely") and "never". I do not believe we are close to eliminating the virus totally but each year we have... Read more »

Human Drug Trials to find a cure for HIV

I wanted to know how the doctors safeguard the lives of the people undergoing human drug trials. If possible, what is your opinion on human drug trials...Is it okay to use humans as "guinea pigs" to test drugs?...
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 refrain from the use of the word guinea pigs. And yes, at least in the US, there are mechanisms in place to safeguard people in clinical trials.... Read more »
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Could this be a possible cure? (farfetched)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would it be possible to rid the body of the HIV infection by hooking up an infected individual to a blood transfusion machine type thing. In one arm, the needle would continuously drain the person's blood. In the other arm, a needle would constantly... Read more »

HIV mutation lights way to a cure for AIDS

Posted by ashler1977, 1 Reply
Excellent news!

SYDNEY (January 16, 2013) An Australian scientist said Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the HIV virus against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an AIDS cure.

David Harrich from... Read more »

Find Cure??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gregg you and G-Man and Jackie seem to b pretty knowledgable about the HIV. What are your current feelings on the possibilty of a vaccine within the next 10-20 yrs?
We have seem to come a long way in just a few years. 95 introduced cocktail. 02 has... Read more »

A Cure ?

Posted by jcarrey, 2 Replies
"This vaccine can cure the HIV infected," Kang said. It has the potential of saving millions of lives," said Kang.

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