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Diseases That Mimic Hiv

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Can PEP meds mimic ARS? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob,Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for people who find themselves scared and bewildered. A twist of humor is also helpful.I have searched the archives. Simple question, I think, can PEP meds side effects mimic ARS? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...post-PEP HIV testing. Living in San Francisco, you have many options from which to choose regarding HIV specialist. Certified HIV/AIDS specialist physicians in your area can be located by consulting the American Academy of HIV Medicine Web site,... Read more »

Mental illness contagious?

Dr. Bob,Do you feel you can get mental illness by having unprotected sex with a mentally ill... Read more »

Please HELP!!

Doctor Frascino,Thanks for the fantastic work you and your organization are doing in regards to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mouse "Model" of AIDS Mimics Human Disease

...Researchers report they have created a modified HIV strain that can infect mice animals that usually provide an excellent model for studying human diseases. The new "chimeric" Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Find HIV-Blocking Protein in Monkeys

...thereby increasing the level of resistance to HIV infection," says Dr. Sodroski. The discovery could also shorten the path to an AIDS vaccine by making improved animal models of HIV disease possible. Because monkeys are not susceptible to the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

...before HIV's genetic code gets combined with an infected cell's own genetic codes. The nucleoside analogs (often called "nukes") mimic the building blocks used by reverse transcriptase to make copies of the HIV genetic material. These fake... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same Read more »

HIV Paranoia

Posted by dsm1981, 2 Replies
...earth, and wasn't responding to my text messages, and I didn't see his account on manhunt any more. I texted him to confirm his HIV Status and he's not responded. Automaically I became nervous. I always do research on HIV after I get nervous,... Read more »

Anyone have an update on the BYU cure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV. Although so far limited to early test tube studies, CSA-54, one of a family of compounds called Ceragenins (or CSAs), mimics the disease-fighting characteristics of anti-microbial and anti-viral agents produced naturally by a healthy human... Read more »

Is it possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...supposedly be triggered into action by a traumatic, stressful event (at least that's the thoery). Do you think it's possible that HIV could be in the body in small amounts (where the body is basically "kicking it out"), and then be brought into... Read more »