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Hiv And Aids Early Days

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"HIV Carrier"

Im Directing a play about HIV, however it was written in the late 80's. The characters talk about being HIV carriers, but not having the disease themself. How is this possible? Did we use to think people could simply carry the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, there were many misconceptions about HIV/AIDS in the early days of the epidemic. For a perspective of that time, try reading Randy Shilts's book, "And the Band Played On" or watch the Read more »

Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex... Read more »

HIV subtypes and testing

Hey Doc! I had a possible exposure in Thailand and 2.5 weeks later I got tested via PCR DNA in the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota: Early Testing Urged on Latino AIDS Awareness Day

...more information about local testing opportunities and NLAAD events, visit www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/hiv/worldaidsday/nlaad/index.html . Back to other news for October 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update --Take the Test / Take Control: National HIV Testing Day

...control. Knowing that you are not infected helps to make better decisions about risks and behaviors. Knowing HIV status at an early stage of infection allows people who have the virus to receive appropriate monitoring, treatment, and... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed while diabetes is in its early stages, you may not have any symptoms. Glucose Tests Since there are not always obvious symptoms of diabetes,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no symptoms. Fact Sheet 103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune... Read more »
Connect With Others

Im Worried That im Infected With Something

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
...its a little white. as i said before im a BIG hypocondract. and i worrie about every health issue. i was wondering if i had an early stage of HIV. all this has recently appeared about 3-5 days ago. And I had Sexual Intercourse with my new partner... Read more »

I have HIV Associated Dementia after 24 Years

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...or forgetful, or find that you have unexplained weakness, get yourself to a neurologist with AIDS experience. You may have early stages of HIV dementia. Early identification will allow the doctors to treat the emotional problems which are at... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...which time it is too late. People with HIV can look and feel normal and may not develop full-blown AIDS for several years. * Early symptoms include chronic fatigue, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, mental changes such as memory loss, persistent... Read more »