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Hiv Carriers

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Inactive HBV carrier having unprotected sex with active HBV carrier

Hello Doctor.I am a HBV inactive carrier with HBs Ag+, HBe Ag-, HBV DNA(PCR)=4055 copies/mL, ALT and AST are within normal.I want to have unprotected sex with my new girlfriend who is an active HBV carrier with 100s of millions of copies/mL. We went...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I personally would be concerned about this. In HIV, for example, we know that patients can be "superinfected" with another strain of virus. I would be concerned that the same thing could happen in this situation that you describe.... Read more »

HIV Carrier

How can you become a carrier of hiv and can you pass it to others. Does testing HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats such patients, and 53 percent demanding that carriers make their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Despite Progress, World Still Failing HIV Carriers, Says AIDS Chief

Preventable worldwide HIV/AIDS deaths in the millions are the result of a "shameful failure" of the global community to do all it could to combat the disease, the head of the International AIDS Society said Sunday ahead of the 4th IAS Conference in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vietnam Detects Nearly 10,000 HIV Carriers in 2007

Today, the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control said 9,978 new HIV cases were recorded last year, raising the cumulative number of HIV/AIDS cases in the country to 128,367. Of these, 25,219 have been diagnosed with AIDS, of whom 14,042 have... Read more »
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Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

surrogate mothers

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
As a gay man who has always wanted children I have been wondering about looking into surrogate mothers, but she would have to be hiv + since I am. I am healthy and doing well. Educated and stable. But, when I've inquired about this at "gay and... Read more »

Day 64 and can't stop counting...

Posted by CountTheStars, 2 Replies
Finding out was one of the worst things I have experienced to dat. At the beginning of May, my friend (who was in a - / + relationship that ended) said that he was going to get tested and was nervous. I have always been proactive about being... Read more »

i-autoverzekering a

Posted by jdfhkdff
Dan is de kans groot dat u zijn over het algemeen te hoeven betalen een overmatige hoeveelheid over autoverzekering. Hoe werkt iemand bewering dat? Ongecompliceerd. Het merendeel van de mensen niet te zijn bijgehouden kant om onderzoek korte termijn... Read more »