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Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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High Blood Pressure caused by HIV or AZT

I'm female, 44, diagnosed in '87, started AZT in '92, added Epivir in '96, diagnosed with high blood pressure in '99, no other significant illnesses. Last counts: T-cells 804, 3000 viral load, 33 CD4 & 8's. Blood pressure is treated with 20 mgs....
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...Your high blood pressure is is likely related to be related to factors other than HIV or your antiretroviral therapy. Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »

Afriad of my questions?

Hello~ I have a long story but will make it short and to the point. I have had two False positive ELSA test results (1st pregnant 2nd a reccent vaccination)I have had 4 NEGATIVE Western blot results (I have had the same parnter since 2002 and he is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...easily and definitively differentiate a true- from a false-positive (see below).2.Perhaps, although it has nothing to do with heredity.3.Why be scared of a false-positive test when you know you are HIV negative? Don't be a ninny. Will it happen... Read more »

Re: Afriad of my qustions

Dr. Bob Thank you for answering my questions. I didn't mean to sound the way I may have come across. I was scared, which anyone would have been. And for a long time no one would answer my questions- My cosuin died of Aids back in 92, My mom took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...programs to prevent unwanted teen pregnancies since 1981. Under Dubya's rule such programs have expanded dramatically to encompass HIV/AIDS and STD prevention. Dubya then forced this policy on the international community in 2003 with the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
Project Inform

Bone Health and HIV Disease

...is better used for detecting osteoporosis. Preventing Bone Loss Almost 80% of your bone density is determined by your heredity. The other 20% can be affected by changes in lifestyle. In general, many of the ways to prevent bone loss in... Read more »
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SKin Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if Vitiligp is related to HIV infection? I have white spots all over my back Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »