Hiv And Aids Outbreaks
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Health Workers Sentenced to Prison in Kazakhstan for Criminal Negligence After HIV Outbreak Among Women, ChildrenThree health workers in Kazygurt, Kazakhstan, recently were sentenced to prison after being convicted of criminal negligence following an HIV outbreak among a group of children who received blood transfusions in region hospitals, Interfax News... Read more »
HIV Outbreaks Linked to Blood Transfusions Discovered in Central Asia Since Kazakh Doctors Were Convicted of Criminal NegligenceOutbreaks of HIV linked to blood transfusions have occurred throughout Central Asia since an outbreak of the virus was discovered at a children's hospital in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, the Chicago Tribune reports (Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune , 9/16). ... Read more »
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Harvard Medical SchoolThere is no one answer to your question. It is possible that your genital warts are related to your recent exposure. They could also be related to a prior exposure. There is no way of telling whether you picked up HIV without being tested for it... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSuppressing your HIV levels to undetectable is an important objective-sounds like you are almost there with a good regimen. Cannot advocate for one good HIV regimen over another in regards to either CD4 recovery or control of KS lesions--not enough... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou are asking a very important question. This indicates to me that you have lost some functionality of your immune system because of HIV infection, despite the seemingly good CD4 count and low viral load. If I had such a patient, I would recommend... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAre there symptoms or general behavior one will feel if they seroconvert?
Also, if somebody had herpes already, is there any cases where they would get more outbreaks in the first 3-6 months of getting HIV if not?
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesReceived oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for a possible PEP regime. Thank you all.
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Posted by TheBodyThirty years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »
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