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Hiv- Common Name And Virus Type

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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Anonymous,There are many different types of HPV (30-40 varieties). Over half of all sexually active folks become infected with some type of HPV. In 90% of these cases Read more »

love and different virus types?

I am becoming involved with another hiv+ man. He has been hiv+ for 15 years and I have been for 5... Read more »

Virus types

I am not sure this is the correct forum for this question but I will send it anyway because it... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

... There are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital herpes reports. Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

... Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certaintypes of HPV cause warts on the hands or feet. About 30-40 types can causeinfections in the genital area (the vulva,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...these tests look for "antibodies" to HIV. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system to fight a specific germ. Other types of HIV test look for signs that the virus itself is in the blood. When people already know they are infected... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

... Common Name: maraviroc (formerly UK-427,857) Brand Name: Selzentry Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: without food, with no food restrictions. The recommended dose varies depending on other Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

My `Resistant Virus`

Posted by Dreamer76, 7 Replies
...for some advice. My initial blood tests were not just for CD4 cells and VL, but more indepth to get specific details about my virus! The day after , my doctor told me that he had contacted the `Lab` and that my results were very good! The... Read more »

joel gallant believes in other viruses!!!

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
...many cases of anxiety-induced fever, pharyngitis, or lymph node enlargement. Moreover, in your opinion, do you note that other viruses (e.g., adeno, coxsackie, pox, emergent newer viruses, etc.) are on the rise which might serve to explain these... Read more »

Is there any test which look for HIV virus itself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself? I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried Read more »