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Does Stomach Acid Kill The AIDS Virus

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Positive boyfriend. Can stomach acids kill HIV?

My boyfriend recently told me he was HIV+ ... i'm negative... however he told me that currently it is undetectable in his blood and the risk of him infecting someone, according to doctors, is pretty much nil. although we still plan on having safe...
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
The question has not been studied directly. Semen can still contain infected cells, despite having an undetectable viral load in both blood or seminal plasma. Contact with infectious secretions can still occur in the oral cavity prior to delivery in... Read more »

kill hiv with lasers

"Visible Light Pulses Knock Out Viruses in Blood" The technique destroys a virus with a pulse of... Read more »

Kills HIV virus?

Dr. Franscino,Its great to be back and ask you a few more questions. I thank you for your sympathy... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Activists: "Let's Talk About Sex, It's Killing Us"

...a lot of people are reluctant and embarrassed about discussing AIDS?" The 3rd annual HIV/AIDS Health Summit, titled "What's Killing Us?", was sponsored by B.A.S.I.A (Brothers and Sisters in Action). More than 100 health professionals and persons... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discovery of Antibodies That Kill More Than 90% of HIV Viruses Gives New Hope for Vaccine

... "An effective vaccine against the AIDS virus may have moved one step closer to reality, researchers said Thursday," the Los Angeles Times reports. "Federal researchers Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

UCLA Researchers Demonstrate That Stem Cells Can Be Engineered to Kill HIV

...individual, the researchers identified the molecule known as the T-cell receptor, which guides the T cell in recognizing and killing HIV-infected cells. These cells, while able to destroy HIV-infected cells, do not exist in enough quantities to... Read more »
University of Illinois-Chicago

UIC Receives USDA Grant to Educate AIDS Patients About Food Safety

...life-threatening infections from food-borne illnesses. In addition to their compromised immune systems, people with AIDS may have low stomach acid, which is the first barrier against germs, said Mark Dworkin, UIC SPH associate professor of... Read more »
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food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 1 Reply
I've read a little about Photopheresis and Ultra-Viole Blood Irradiation (UBI) therapies being performed by M.D.'s across the U.S., Europe, Russia and Germany. It seems that these procedures have been done for quite some time, but fell out of... Read more »

AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

OZONE PROVEN TO KILL AIDS VIRUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...EFFECTIVE.VARIOUS COUNTRY'S NOT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE FDA AND AMA HAVE PROVEN THIS CONCEPT TO BE HIGHLY EFFECTIVE.OZONE KILLS THE AIDS VIRUS.THE AIDS VIRUS CANNOT LIVE IN THE PRESENCE OF OZONE AND HYPEROXYGENATED ENVIRONMENTS.DEVICE HAS... Read more »