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Funeral Protocol For Hiv-infected Body

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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HIV Protocol/Treatment

I have read and seen several outdated protocols for the various stages of HIV. Can you offer an updated version??...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
I assume you're referring to therapeutic guidelines for the medical management of HIV infection. You're right, all the published guidelines are outdated. There are panels of experts working on new guidelines, but they aren't out yet.... Read more »

Another HIV "CURE" to be weary of... (BECK PROTOCOL, 2011) (ROBERT BECK, 2011)

Hello My Doctor Bob. I hope you are doing wonderfully. Just wanted to know what you thought of this article I found online (although I am sure you will be as upset as me) Is there anything that you (although I know you are super optimistic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Mommy of Three.I've discussed the Robert Beck "SCAM" (So-Called Alternative Medicine) "cure" for AIDS a number of times over the years. See link below. My opinion of this nonsense hasn't changed.As for a real cure,... Read more »

protocol prezista norvir isentress

My nephew who is 35 has been diagnosed positive in feb through a severe primo-infection. CD4 counts stabilized around 450 and viral load 250 000/300 000 while percentage CD4/Total has fallen down to 16% in november. he lives in Paris and I pushed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The study you are in seems very reasonable. Treatment with ritonavir/darunavir + raltegravir merits study -data is understandably limited at this point in time (so little in way of personal experience or published data) but the metabolic/fat impact... Read more »

protocol 076 and infants

Why do infants who test positive at birth test negative 2 years later and some continue to test positive 2 years later?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
It is important to define what test is performed; if one is testing for antibody, all babies born to HIV infected mothers will test positive for antibody at birth because mothers antibodies are transmitted to the baby and these antibodies can... Read more »
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Being hunted down. Is this normal protocol?

Posted by PageofCups, 2 Replies

Hi. Oh kay maybe hunting is too strong a word but still. I got a letter dropped off at my place by someone from the Health and Prevention services. The letter was dropped off to my boyfriend (I wasn't home) and he said the messenger, who was... Read more »

6/27, Austin, TX: PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN

Posted by bartleby
PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN NHTD 2012

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: National HIV Testing Day Protocol Based HIV Counseling
Where: AIDS Services of Austin, 7215 Cameron Road, Suite A, Austin, TX, 78752
When: Wednesday,... Read more »

The Body site has changed

Posted by notinterested, 5 Replies
For the past few weeks I've been thinking about this and so I thought I'd share. When I first came to this site a few years ago, I really enjoyed it. I thought the support was wonderful and some of the stories were inspiring. Now I come to this site... Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of hiv to die?My doctor says the... Read more »