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Hiv How Long Before Contagious

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain infections. For example, many people
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arv and contagion(FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008)

friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possible
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(or otherwise) of patients being treated with antiretroviral drugs. French investigators report in the August 20th edition of AIDS that 5% of antiretroviral-treated men with an undetectable viral load in their blood had detectable HIV in their... Read more »

Is hiv present if a women rubs outside vagina

If a women were to rub the outside of her vagina and then rub her breast but no fluid was visible then I rubbed her breast and and masterbated am I at risk for transmision of HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You're wondering if HIV can travel from the outside of a vagina via the touch of a hand and travel to the breast by touch ("but no visible fluid") and Read more »

Recovery from PML (HIV-)

I have 2 questions regarding someone who has PML and is HIV negative. How long is the JC virus contagious. Should universal percautions be used? What about sexual contact? The second question is regarding the 10 survival rate. Do these people...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...also not known, but I suspect it is very low; most people do not survive a year in my experience, although this is based on AIDS patients. Read more »

questions about risks of exposure

Hi, First I would like to say that this site is absolutely one of the most educational and efficient sites I have seen. You are wonderful! I think it is great to actually have an educated individual available to answer questions. Although there is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...60 seconds of unprotected commando sex.2.Yep, primarily for the insertive partner ("tab A"), if the menstruating partner is HIV positive.3.Nope. No legitimacy whatsoever. If someone is HIV positive, he is contagious no matter how long he has been... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...metabolic disorders and mitochondrial disorders) Weakened immune system due to disease or medication (such as people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...having safer sex is always critical). However, because of the stigma and guilt that still surrounds HIV, because HIV was so long thought of as a death sentence, and -- let's face it -- because HIV still is a serious disease to have, coping... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores... Read more »
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I just found out today my cousin has aids

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 3 Replies
...was like what with and he was telling me the symptoms and I was just thinking about the site and what I have read about hiv/aids and I asked my cousin. "Has he ever had unprotected sex?" "Has he ever been tested for HIV?" And my cousin said he... Read more »

Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
...Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a cure for HIV in these groups and The Body Experts seems to suggest how to live with it but do NOT discuss anything hopeful... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...response to HIV is lilke pitting Kermit the Frog against a Pit Bull Terrier - all you do is reduce the devastating effect of AIDS while more people get infected with HIV LetUsReason Read more »

There will never be a cure..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm convinced of it!! There would be one by now would you not think? Whats going on? Read more »