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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table 2. Estimated Percentage of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) Who Engaged in Behaviors Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Table 2. Estimated Percentage* of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) † Who Engaged in Behaviors § Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

The authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Use the Internet to Find Male Sex Partners and Sexual Practices With Those Partners

In the current study, investigators examined the characteristics and sexual behaviors of recently HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) who find partners through the Internet compared with other MSM who do not. A computer-assisted... Read more »
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Characteristics Of HIV Caused Swollen Lymph Nodes

Can you please tell me what size HIV would generally cause glands to swell? Also I have read that swollen glands would usually be generalized throughout the body. Does this mean that several glands would be swollen, or would on gland swollen in a...
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
Size is variable and multiple sites are involved.... Read more »

Characteristics of AIDS and the HIV virus

I am doing research on AIDS/HIV and I wanted to ask a question but I couldnt decide the most appropriate place to ask these questions.1.What exactly does the HIV virus do to the immune system?2.Why is it so hard to find a cure or vaccine?3.What are...
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
These questions are beyond the scope of this forum.... Read more »

Special characteristics of outliers in medical studies

Hello, I'm quite intrigued over wether or not there are special characteristics that describe people who take longer than the usual window period (2 to 3 weeks), to develop HIV antibodies. If there are and have been identified as statistically...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Characteristics

A long time ago I read a list of characteristics considered common to long term survivors of HIV/AIDS. The list included things like "does not accept the diagnosis as a death sentence" and "performs altruistic acts for others living...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I only vaguely remember what you are talking about. My impressions are that first and foremost being a long term survivor is based on luck. For instance, the late great AIDS activist, Michael Callen, used to say he drank lots of Coca Cola, smoked... Read more »
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two characteristics......

Posted by Anonymous
i'm looking for a question for class


What are two characteristics of the HIV virus which make if difficult to eradicate from the body on a cellular level?


please help

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ARS rash characteristics... PLEASE clarify!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i posted here afew days ago, the girl who lives very far away from any city and can't get tested yet, but had a high risk encounter 6 months ago, and now is terrified she's given her boyfriend hiv?

can someone please help me! i know it's not good... Read more »

Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
More and more HIV dating site are created and I recommend HIVromances.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join Read more »