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Hiv Hiding In Bone Marrow

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HIV in bone marrow and Follow up from you are an AMAZING guy but are you ever going to answer my question

Ok I have some more questions and below I have posted my question that was answered byb youy on Feb 21st. I forget to add that I had a yeast infection during that time and a terrible dry cough. I am still loosing hair (but also still stressed) and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your doctor.2. Send you both for an evaluation of psychosomatic illness. As I mentioned previously (see below), no additional HIV testing is warranted.3. HIV screening tests assay for the immune system's response to HIV infection, not the virus... Read more »

Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone marrow?

I have been living with HIV since February of 2006. I have a friend from high school who is a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Hides Out in Bone Marrow, Study Finds

... HIV "can hide in the bone marrow, avoiding drugs and later awakening to cause illness, according to new research that could point the way toward better treatments Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers: AIDS Virus Can Hide in Bone Marrow

... HIV can avoid the effects of antiretroviral therapy by hiding in long-living bone marrow cells, reawakening later to continue the cycle of infection, scientists reported on Sunday. The virus is dormant in bone marrow Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Reservoir in Bone Marrow

... HIV can hide inside multipotent hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) in the bone marrow, presenting a challenge for efforts at eradication, according to a study in the March 7, 2010, online edition of Nature Medicine Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Examine Possible HIV/AIDS Treatment Through Bone Marrow Transplant

... Several newspapers recently profiled the case of an HIV-positive person who underwent a bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia and who has had undetectable HIV viral loads for almost two years. For the procedure -- performed Read more »
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Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
... "Another Kind of AIDS Crisis" A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly. Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...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 »

positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 1 Reply
...Once HIV gets into the body, it passes instructions into T helper cells on how to make more HIV. These instructions are known as "provirus". Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »