Does Viral Load Suggest Amount Of Time Infected With Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,No, we do not have reliable information as to how often this phenomenon occurs. As you can probably imagine it is quite challenging to conclusively prove that a particular strain of HIV was transmitted to an already infected individual. This... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,This issue comes up frequently. (See below.) I have no new information to report. I would still advise against Brokeback Mountain barebacking no matter how hot your cowboy may be in the saddle.Dr. Bob??? (Findings Suggest HIV Can Be... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You are wondering if you are making your bareback-Brokeback-Mountain sex buddy sick, because you are taking Atripla??? WHAT???? No, of course not. However, you are both taking considerable risk by deciding to go commando-Rambo between the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,No. If he's HIV positive, he's capable of transmitting the virus. He may be confused about the terminology of his laboratory tests. On antiretroviral drugs, it is possible (and desirable) to drive his HIV plasma viral load to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyand Perhaps a Lifesaver?
By Paul Galatowitsch, Antonio Urbina and Timothy Law Snyder
Paul Galatowitsch is a health care consultant. Antonio Urbina is the director of clinical HIV and AIDS education at St. Vincent's Hospital. Timothy Law Snyder is a... Read more »
Posted by sunkyst, 1 ReplyDoes anyone know the difference between a HIV DNA PCR test versus a viral load test that's performed on someone already confirmed positive, obviously one is about detecting the virus and the other how much but are the methods used essentially the... Read more »
Posted by david73, 8 RepliesHi ,I'm a 36 yr old ,new to this site and new to this world of hiv.
I have a Dr . that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHow does this actually work?
If a man has unprotected vaginal sex with an HIV+ women, what are his chances of getting the virus? Do a women's vaginal fluids have to contain a certain amount of the virus, even if some does get into the tip of the... Read more »
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