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Diseases HIV Positive People Can Infect Other People

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is the relevance of DNA in aids resistance....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Since AIDS has only been around for about15-20 years, we cannot say for sure that there are HIV positive people whowill never develop AIDS. The disease hasn't been around long enough to knowwhat will happen... Read more »

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

Any special precautions that people with HIV should take in the face of swine flu?Are there interactions between HIV meds and swine flu meds?should i get a flu vaccine now if I didnt get one before the winter?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, none is being recommended at this time. (See below.) But stay tuned and we'll keep you posted, OK?Dr. BobSwine FluApr 30, 2009 Hello Dr. Bob. I am asking this question in hopes that you will respond and people will read it. What... Read more »

sex between 2 positive people

I am brand new to the HIV diagnosis. Is there any danger if both my boyfriend and i are postiive of us having unprotected sex with eath other. Could we make our HIV worse?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies). See below.Dr. BobReally concerned about reinfection (SUPERINFECTION, DUAL INFECTION, 2008)Aug 16, 2008 Dr. Bob I have been HIV poz for a year now. My concern is for the last 2 months I have have... Read more »

Positive People and STDs

Hello I am a Health Educator at a clinic where I work on a prevention with positives project, I am also an active(ist) participant in the global struggle against HIV/AIDS. I want to give a little plug to the Campaign to End AIDS, www.c2ea.org , who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sure, I'd be happy to plug the Campaign to End AIDS and the other points in your message as well. I'm in the process of reading Edwin Cameron's Witness to AIDS. I saw him interviewed on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer recently and... Read more »
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BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


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How people think that we are so stupid because we are HIV-POSITIVE.

Posted by straighttalk444, 2 Replies
Some people today think that we are stupid because we are HIV-POSITIVE and we don`t have the sense to know how to address our voice when it comes to something that ruffle our wings so i think that we all need to used our voice more today and forever. Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... Read more »

Looking for people to interview with HIV or AIDS

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I am writing a series of articles about AIDS and HIV infections aimed at college students in Pullman and Moscow Idaho. Many students feel their risk of catching such a disease in a small town is virtually non-existant. I have had difficulty... Read more »