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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. About 20 million people are infected at any one time. Nearly half of all sexually active people have had HPV at some point in their lives. Since it often doesn't cause symptoms, many never know they've had it. Though most types of HPV do not cause serious disease, some can lead to cancerous conditions. Left untreated, these high-risk types can cause...
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HIV attacking central nervous system

i was diagnosed with encypholitis back in october at which time i was removed from all meds. I had bloodwork done and my t cells dropped from 910 to 527 in late December also viral from undetectable to 1600. New bloodwork done in middle of January...
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
Not exactly sure what she might be speaking of. However, HIV exists in all tissues including the brain and spinal fluid. HIV drugs penetrate into the brain at different levels. In general when we see viral loads go down in the blood, the same... Read more »

When the virus will mutate enough to render itself harmless to human body..

Do U think its possible in the next 10-20 yrs for the hiv- virus, at least some of its strains worldwide to keep on altering its DNA/RNA until it becames unable to infect any cells in human system? I mean considering how rapidly it makes...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I don't think so; this would be a survival of the weakest scenario. Those viruses that mutated to the extreme point you describe would fade into oblivion and we would be left with virulent HIV well-equipped to continue devastating mankind.... Read more »

Panic Attacks from Body Changes

Hi, my name is Athena and Bartleby - BBS Moderator, recommended you. I had posted on the Bulletin Boards under Living with HIV the Subject was called I need some help - Here is my story by Atheena.I have extreme case of Lipodystrophy - Buffalo...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I helped to create the Body Positive Wellness Clinic in Houston, which is now operated by Legacy Clinic. You can apply there to get exercise training three times a week for 12 weeks, visits to the dietitian, massage, acupuncture, etc, For a Legacy... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.When a person dies, HIV will not "die" immediately after death. This is because there is a large quantity of blood in the body, and it takes time for the conditions inside the body to change to an unlivable... Read more »
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BRITON - CLEARS HIV FROM HIS SYSTEM

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Thought this was interesting... MSNBC Sunday Nov 13


LONDON - A British man claimed on Sunday to be the first person to become clear of the HIV virus, which can lead to AIDS, after earlier testing positive for it.

If true, the case of 25-year-old... Read more »

Need to have human contact

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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Virus Trapped in Lymphatic System Follow Up

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear all - thanks for your responses. However there is a number of entries on the Body from people who have suffered from Persistent Generalized Swollen Nodes and been negative on Elisa and PCRs but eventually seroconverted - see below for instance;

B... Read more »