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Highest Regions Of Hiv Infections

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asia-Pacific: UN Calls for AIDS Law Reform

...programs have been successful in Australia and have been adopted in Taiwan, Bangladesh and Vietnam. During the past two years, new HIV infections rates in Taiwan have come down by 70 percent. "It is high time that harm reduction has been... Read more »
The Body PRO

Insight Into the Burden of Coronary Artery Disease in HIV-Infected Patients

...this small study of highly treatment-experienced patients found no evidence to suggest that HAART or specific measures of HIV disease increase the risk for significant atherosclerotic disease in HIV-infected patients. CAD is a serious risk for... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Infants and Children

... Transmission Pregnancy and Birth Breastfeeding Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission Diagnosis Progression of HIV Disease in Children Signs and Symptoms Treatment Problems in Families More Information Selected Citations ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Infants and Children

...as NIAID's Women and Infant's Transmission Study (WITS) are examining risk factors for transmission as well as the course of HIV disease in pregnant women and their babies. Researchers have helped illuminate the mechanisms of HIV transmission,... Read more »
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any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »

HIV infected or not?

Posted by Andreea, 2 Replies
Could one get infected with HIV if he had wounds on he's fingers and touched plastic lids that an HIV positive cut himself in? (I heard that outside the body the virus dies in a few minutes, and if the person having the virus is taking a treatment,... Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Could HIV transmis via... Read more »