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Concentrations of HIV in body fluids

According to AIDS books and research articles, there are enormous amount of hiv in body fluids(some millions per ml,to my memory) Dr.Sowadsky, what would be the REAL hiv concentration in the body fluids in the worset situation?(for example, in the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...load can vary tremendously from one person to another. It could also vary from one stage of the disease to another (recent HIV infection, asymptomatic stage, full-blown disease, terminal stage, etc.), and it can even vary from one body fluid to... Read more »

Virus Concentration and HIV ImmunityThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hi. I have two questions. You frequently mention that there is a very low concentration of HIV in... Read more »

Blood HIV vs Semen HIV concentrations

My viral load has been undetectable for about 9 months now on a combination of Kaletra, Viread and... Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of a study they presented at CROI 2009. Anne Spaulding: I'm Dr. Anne... Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...clarity. Footnote Hitti J, Paul K, Agnew K, et al. Protective effect of vaginal lactobacillus on genital HIV-1 RNA concentrations: Longitudinal data from a United States cohort study . In: Program and abstracts of the 15th Conference on... Read more »
kaisernetwork.org

HIV Prevention: What Have We Learned From Community Experiences in Concentrated Epidemics?

...between the two communities. In this context, I am very pleased to introduce Bruno Spire. Bruno is a researcher living with HIV. He is currently also President of AIDES , the primary NGO HIV organization in France. Bruno Spire was trained as a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda's HIV/AIDS Epidemic Concentrated Among Adults, Health Ministry Says

... The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Uganda is now concentrated among adults, and HIV prevention campaigns should be redesigned to target the population, Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...who works at a night club, but after the activity subject A accidently used the same finger to dig his nose(after 1 mins). Can HIV get transmitted via nose(mucus membranes)? What's the risk if no cuts or wounds found inside nose while subject A... Read more »

Love has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Yesterday I found out someone who is a real sweetheart and someone I do want a future with has HIV. When we first started talking he said he had a medical proublem, but at the time didnt discuss. It seems someone he knew emailed Read more »

Lacking focus and concentration!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cannot attribute this unexplained fatigue to anything else and I keep reading everywhere that fatigue is a common symptom that HIV infected people complain about!! Do they complain about fatigue before their positive diagnosis of HIV or when they... Read more »