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Hiv In High Concentrations

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Controlled Trial of High-Concentration Capsaicin Patch for Treatment of Painful HIV Neuropathy

There are limited effective treatments for the painful condition HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP). Capsaicin desensitizes cutaneous nociceptors resulting in reduced pain. The authors reported on a placebo-controlled study of a... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

There's nothing like hearing the 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. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Concentrated HIV Epidemics Emerging Among MSM in Middle East, North Africa, Study Shows

Concentrated HIV epidemics are emerging among men who have sex with men in the Middle East and North Africa, "and high levels of risky sexual behavior threaten to spread the AIDS virus further in the region, researchers said Tuesday" in a study ... Read more »
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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 saliva and therefore the possibility of transmission is very remote. Is not a single HIV particle entering the bloodstream able to reproduce into...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Theoretically, if a single HIV virus particle enters the bloodstream, itcould reproduce quickly and a person could be infected. Theoretically, justabout anything is possible. However, we have to look at... Read more »

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
Hi. Thank you for your question. There is no such thing as a "Real" or "textbook" answer to this question. This is because the viral load can vary tremendously from one person to another. It could also vary from one stage of... Read more »

Memory and Concentration

Dear Dr. Shernoff:Thank you for the important work you are doing, not only for those of us with HIV/AIDS but for the "worried well." I have written to you in the past and you have offered me guidance. My problem right now seems to be an...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
It is very hard to assess what might be causing your poor memory and other difficulties. Since I am not a doctor I honestly do not know if your medications could be part of the reason. Yes, high anxiety and stress could certainly affect memory.... Read more »

Concentration Loss

I have been HIV + for 5 years, and I currently have an undectable viral load, and t-cells that range from 800-1200.I am taking Zerit, Epivir, and Sustiva for HIV, as well as Celexa and Trazadone for low-level depression.I am a high school teacher,...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a physician and therefore am not qualified to respond to your question. I think it is wisest to sit down and discuss this very important issue with your primary care doctor to see what he or she says.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »
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meathead concentration high

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what, is their a meathead convention in town? give it a rest people, and tex way to answer your own posts. that's nice.................

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so hard to concentrate!

Posted by uhohblita, 1 Reply
I dont know about anyone else but its so hard to think.. my job is mostly mentally oriented and with me worrying about dying all the time, thinking about getting training or expanding my mental capacity seems pointless until I get these physical... Read more »

Lacking focus and concentration!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am posting here because I am awaiting a response from the good doctor, been waiting for a while, but still waiting with no hard feelings of course.
Anyways, I had unprotected oral sex (receptive..err she sucked me off) and protected vaginal sex... Read more »

HIGH RISK ALL SYMPTOMS ARS

Posted by sillygirl2014, 3 Replies
I HAD SEX WITH A GUY 10 WEEKS AGO I DO NOT KNOWN HIS STATUS THEREFORE ITS A HIGH RISK. I WAS DRUNK NO EXCUSE BUT WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. IT WAS VAGINA SEX I DO NOT THINK HE CUM INSIDE ME BUT I CAN NOT BE SURE ABOUT THAT OR PRE-CUM.

IT WAS 10 WEEKS AGO. Read more »