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Function Of Hiv Envelope

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Treatment Action Group

Inching Forward With HIV Vaccines: Digesting Envelope Decoys

At the recent CROI in Seattle, antibody expert Dennis Burton compared HIV's envelope structure to an assemblage of Tootsie Pops . In this analogy, the parts of HIV's envelope that are susceptible to neutralizing antibodies are represented by the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Cerebral Function in Perinatally HIV Infected Young People and HIV Uninfected Sibling Controls

A study by Ashby and colleagues aimed to characterise the neurocognitive function of young adults with perinatally acquired HIV (paHIV) infection and compare them to their HIV negative siblings or family members as aged matched controls. The study... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Toddler "Functionally Cured" of HIV Infection, NIH-Supported Investigators Report

A two-year-old child born with HIV infection and treated with antiretroviral drugs beginning in the first days of life no longer has detectable levels of virus using conventional testing despite not taking HIV medication for 10 months, according to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I finally opened the envelope!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

and i just saw a big major WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! doctor, i cant describe you how i feel... i have the envelope with the results just in front of me and i just managed to open it and says: VIH - negative!!!!! after more than one year and it all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear JAWG (Just Another WOO-HOO Guy),I combined your long- and short-version questions.WOOOOO-HOOOOO and Congrats! Now on to your questions. First, the long-version questions:1.Why didn't you do this earlier? Hmmm . . . good question for which... Read more »

sharing info about hiv functional cure

Thank you for taking your time to answer our concernes and questions. I would like to get your thoughts on this product created by "berlin patinet" DR. "Genetic Immunity's proprietary DermaVir is a topically administered HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is an interesting product and concept but way too early to tell if hypothetical benefit translates into affordable clinically meaningful benefit and long term safety. KH... Read more »

HIV and Liver Function

I'm 28, male, Asian, and been HIV positive for about two years. The counts have always been stable, around 500-600 CD4 and 1000-2000 viral load. My specialist has been telling me for several months though, that my liver enzymes are fluctuating,...
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
First, which liver enzymes and how high are they. Second, have other causes for the apparent liver enzyme increase been worked up (i.e. hepatitis virus infection). Although HIV itself can possibly do this in some people, it is unusual in the absence... Read more »

the function of the C-line in HIV rapid test?

my last risky exposure was on September 2011 and I did HIV rapid test last month.. it came out with only single line at C zone.. however, I feel like I have performed the test inaccurately.. the blood didn't touch the base but when I put the...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The "C" line is the control line. When the "C" line appears that tells us that the test worked correctly. A single line in the control area tells us the following:1. The test worked properly.2. The result is... Read more »
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I can't function(need expert help_

Posted by byond_the_world, 2 Replies
I had sex and i recently knew that person is HIV positive. we had Anal sex but with condums.. but i got blow job without condums and there was also a third person involved i had a test after exactly 8 weeks and it was negative.. but i still so... Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »

Please help me. Can't even function...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I had an encounter with an ex-boyfriend a couple days ago. My anxiety is getting the best of me.

This encounter was a one time thing. Bad part is we used no protection and he didn't "pull out".

He had just gotten out of a 1 1/2 year relationship... Read more »

Loss of cognitive function

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
Friends, I believe I am losing my ability to think.

As I have posted here, my liver is going haywire due in large part to the meds I take. Reyetaz is causing my bilirubin levels to rise, causing my eyes to take on a yellowish cast and my skin to... Read more »