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HIV Treatment 101

Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications and determining when to begin treatment are big decisions. Fortunately, newly infected people not on treatment typically can go 10 years without a single symptom. This...
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HIV/AIDS controversy

Could you comment on the HIV/AIDS controversy i.e. that HIV is not actually proven to cause AIDS?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The scientific evidence is overwhelming that HIV is the cause of AIDS. Those who believe otherwise are responding to superstition and fear rather than to the factual evidence.... Read more »

controversy about fingering

Doctor I particularly read your forum and I have just observed that Dr Wohl claims that fingering isn't that good way to contract HIV even with wound. Can you tell me if you agree? How can a wound lead to infection. Even a small cut of 2 mm can...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I agree with Dr. Wohl on this. Contrary to popular belief, HIV is a relatively hard virus to get. There needs to be a significant amount of HIV+ body fluid passing from one person's body directly/immediately into another... Read more »

AIDS: The Biggest Controversy of the Century... what???? (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, May I start off by saying you are one incredibly attractive Italian, and I must say it is quite a shame you are gay... if you weren't, I might be making a trip over there to sweep you off your feet. Unfortunately for both of us, I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Controversy of the century???? Hardly!!!! Actually, what you came across is pure poppycock. It's AIDS denialism propaganda. I've discussed this topic numerous times. See below for a small excerpt of what's in the archives. If you... Read more »

Abbott's Kaletra-Norvir Controversy

Dear Dr. Wohl,I read the article in the Wall Street Journal today entitled Inside Abbotts Tactics To Protect AIDS Drug, in which you were mentioned.The article describes Abbott executives attempts to increase the market share of their HIV protease...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Deep,I think the Norvir price increase was a very dark chapter for Abbott. Rightly, many clinicians and patients expressed their outrage at the time - some wrote letters, some picketed, some boycotted. While these efforts did not lead to a... Read more »
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HIV controversy

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

Recently there have been anonymous postings here on The Body as well as other web sites - these posts are telling us that the AIDS/HIV relationship is a myth and that the meds are the real culprit, killing us while we're being told it is the... Read more »

More on the Controversy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Mr. Anonymous claims there is not one single scientific paper proving that HIV causes AIDS. Some here on The Body have responded saying that common sense and 10th grade biology proves the connection.

Mr. (or Ms.) Anonymous, you claim conspiriacy,... Read more »

Controversial Subject

Posted by pozmarie, 2 Replies
I am a 29 year old woman who has been HIV poz for approx. 10 years. I have a CD4 of approx. 800 with undetectable viral load. I had one daughter young before I contracted HIV and did not get married but remained good friends with her father.
Fast... Read more »

Controversial documentary on AIDS

Posted by Anonymous

A controversial documentary

An unflinching personal look into an issue the mainstream media doesnt dare touch: the multi billion-dollar failure of the war on AIDS. This is examined in the startling and... Read more »