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AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? When AIDS first showed up, it was a very mysterious disease. It killed a lot of people. There are still many unanswered questions about the disease. A lot of people reacted with fear and came up with stories to back up their fear. Most of these stories had to do with how easy it was to get infected with HIV. Most of these are not true. Myths About "Catching" HIV Many people believed that HIV and AIDS could be...
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Diagnosed HIV+ 03/12, Started Truvada/Isentress regimen 05/12, blood tests are great according to doctor on 07/12.

No side effects except,I am having stomach problems, diarrhea, heartburn often. Could this be from the regimen or most likely another cause?...
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
Those symptoms would be unusual for that combination but possible. You may need to have your doctor check it out.... Read more »

HIV positive and wanting a biological baby

If a woman is HIV positive, but for other medical reasons cannot become pregnant herself, can her egg be implanted in a surrogate without transmitting the disease?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your interesting question.To my limited knowledge, I'm not aware of any cases of such in vitro fertilization from a HIV positive egg donor.Any readers hear otherwise? BY... Read more »

according to ur experience what can i do realy scare??

hello dr. BOB plese may u answer me on my contry there is no any dr familier with hiv also i asked u 2 time before and u didn't answer i chcked all the profile i didn't find anyquestion near to my situation i developed series symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,In your country there are no doctors familiar with HIV???? What? Where the hell do you live? Dumb-as-crapistan?? Oh never mind; let's move on to your problem. You report you couldn't find any questions similar to yours in the... Read more »

nPEP only 10 days? (According to ER doctor I went to)

I went to a Dr today to get PEP after exposure from a condom breakage (I'm a top and was have anal intercourse with another male who is hiv positive).The doctor prescribed me lamivudine and zidovudine (only). and gave me a prescription for only...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-You are correct, the recommended treatment regimen for PEP is a full 28 days and I would suggest seeing another doctor to get the additional course of your regimen.Feel free to read more... Read more »
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Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
My name is Thomas Nesbitt and I am doing an extensive research project for a senior biology class on HIV/AIDS. I am looking for people preferably with AIDS, but if you just have HIV currently, it is perfectly fine. Any response helps. Please... Read more »


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How soon after exposure can HIV infection be... Read more »

Biology Lab On HIV.Gues who was infected?

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
First day back to college. My first lab for my biology class was today. Take a sick guess what it was on........The spread of HIV. Now take another guess who just happened to get the anonymously infect cup.....That's right I had the cup or the guy i... Read more »

3 months according to NY State Nurses Assoc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following question and answer is taken from a document available on the New York Sate Nurses Association website ( I know that this document has been referred to before, but I want to share it with newcomers.

The document on the... Read more »