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Did French Doctors Isolated The Aids Virus

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...canspark or misfire, PN becomes a painful, numb, burning, shooting sensation thatmany sufferers describe as "holding a lit match to my feet," or "walking onbroken glass." This chronic pain can lead those who suffer to become isolated,depressed, and even suicidal. Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? There are certain risk factors for PN: Low CD4 cell counts Older age (greater than 50) Medical conditions (for example,...
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100% HIV +ve from Oral Sex [ Medical Doctor]

Dear Dr Bob, I have a unique case unlike any other...(yeah where Have I heard this before) ...I can definetly say that I have HIV + from unprotected oral sex with an escort. Men like myself with foreskins are I feel at an infinetly higher risk from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hung Wankenstein to Head-in-the-Bushes overnight or was this a gradual change? I shudder at the thought that you are in fact a "medical doctor" as your title suggests. Where did you find information that "symptoms" such as these are suggestive of... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...CCR5 to enter cells, the mutation bars the virus from entering. A new AIDS drug, Selzentry, made by Pfizer Inc., doesn't attack HIV itself but works by blocking CCR5. About 1% of Europeans, and even more in northern Europe, inherit the CCR5... Read more »

"reposted per your request, Dr. Bob,"

Dear Dr. Bob, I couldnt help but repost my question since u sympathized with me and told me that u will answer me even if it is a repeated question. I sent u as a foreigner who lives in the state who has fears about being HIV positive.I will try to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...me only on condition that I did not disclose his identity. His doctor spoke to me of the appalling state of knowledge about HIV in the country - even among physicians. His patient was misdiagnosed several times before he was finally advised to... Read more »

Welcome back Dear Doc and Thanks (From your Egyptian friend)

Dear Dr. Bob, I just wanted to let u know that I missed u so much for the last 2 weeks, it felt really strange,sad and empty not having u around, I hope u enjoyed ur trip to France. I also wanted to thank u for answering my question "reposted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be an iv drug user bur quit 8 years ago, she had hep c from that (which she was honest about). she told me she tested -ve for hiv 1 and a half year ago, and she has only been with her partner (she is bisexual) since then, she recently broke up... Read more »
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Making Decisions About Therapies

...might choose to stop therapy Choosing a Doctor Finding a doctor who has experience treating people living with HIV is very important. Studies have shown that people with HIV who see doctors experienced in treating people with HIV are... Read more »
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Cancers

...have another Pap six months later If both tests are negative, yearly screening is recommended Women who have symptomatic HIV infection or who have had dysplasia in the past should receive a Pap smear every six months A new HPV test is... Read more »
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Tuberculosis

...But in other people, latent TB turns into active disease if their immune system is damaged or weakened, through things like HIV infection, cancer , or transplant surgery that requires taking drugs to suppress the immune system Active TB Some... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...article highlights some of the unique challenges that transgender persons face in maintaining their health -- including avoiding HIV infection or living well with HIV -- and discusses ways in which health-care providers can better equip... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...earlier, Gallo had isolated the family of retroviruses that cause leukemia, called HTLVI and HTLVII. Gallo is convinced that the AIDS virus is part of the same family, and he names it HTLVIII. It is later determined that Gallo's virus is... Read more »

a little isolated overseas

Posted by livingpos, 2 Replies
Hi I have been reading this site and checking the posts for about a year. It has been the only connection I have to other HIV positive people. Thank you all. I am working an overseas contract and living in a country where it is illegal for aliens... Read more »

Viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »