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Flu Season and Living With HIV

... Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu
Ask the Experts

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particular genetic resistance to HIV?Warmest Regards, TomResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi Tom,I've discussed both the delta 32 mutation (genetic mutation that leads to some degree of HIV immunity) and the recent bone marrow transplantation "cure"... Read more »

Acyclovir reducing HIV Viral Load

I was diagnosed HIV+ in March 2008. Apart from HIV1 also diagnosed with HSV1 and HPV genitally. I underwent this HIV test and was diagnosed HIV+ when I had the first outbreak of HSV - 1 (anal lesions) and HPV (anal warts) and was immediately put on...
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
...can take it on a daily basis. I have several patients on such a regimen. However, acyclovir is NOT a substitute for a potent HIV regimen. Given your relatively normal CD4 count, it is not unreasonable to use it alone for HSV preventative... 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
...AIDS specialist, deliberately replaced the patient's bone marrow cells with those from a donor who has a naturally occurring genetic mutation that renders his cells immune to almost all strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The development... Read more »

Possibility of a Cure?

Greetings Dr. Bob!I am a long time reader and I so much enjoy your creative literary style as much as the wealth of information that you provide.Through your efforts, I personally graduated from being a worried well to an informed and confident...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Tom,I've discussed both the delta 32 mutation (genetic mutation that leads to some degree of HIV immunity) and the recent bone marrow transplantation "cure" multiple times in this forum. Check Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV's Mutations to Avoid Immune Defenses Can Be Passed to Wider Population, Study Says

... HIV can adapt rapidly to evade immune system responses, and these mutations can be passed on in the wider population, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Nature , Reuters reports. Read more »
AIDS.gov

H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV: How U.S. HIV Health Care Settings Are Gearing Up for the 2009 Flu Season

...globally. But I think it is important to remember that zanamivir remains active to the oseltamivir resistant viruses, that common mutation. We call it the 275 mutation. And, as John indicated, we are going to be monitoring those across the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...hepatitis A vaccine shots are given. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of three shots. There is no vaccine for hepatitis C . Flu shots are recommended in the fall for all people with HIV. FluMist nasal spray should not be used by people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

... 2009 H1N1 Flu 2009 H1N1 Flu in Humans Prevention & Treatment Contamination & Cleaning Exposures Not Thought to Spread 2009 H1N1 Read more »
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Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
here you go http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,299561,00.html wasn't it you that said virus could not mutate and go airborne Read more »

WANTING TO KNOW

Posted by SupremeK08, 2 Replies
...everyone!!Im new to the site,but i just wanted to learn more about aids.I've always been curious about how it was to live with HIV.My play uncle sister died from it and growing up i never understood what was going on with her.Now i have the... Read more »

Now the experts aren't sure??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...doctor say this... instead he praises testing repeatedly. This is quite possibly the least reassuring thing that Ive ever read! Mutations... Mar 30, 2006 I am a 51 year old female that was diagnosed 3 years ago...HIV positive. And apparently... Read more »

The Next AIDS Genocide?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...The following article from the BBC details the possible effects of Bird Flu on HIV+ positive people. My question is when will a vaccine for Bird Flu be available for those of us with severely compromised Read more »