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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel.
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contagious

Nephew dying of HIV?AIDS.wants to visit me-My immune system is bad. can he visit....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV?2. My friend had a two small cuts on her hand. One of which had a scab, and the other was slightly scabbed and she kept a bandaid and neosporin on it for the majority of her stay. I never saw any overt blood on anything in my house, but if... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008) Jan 1, 2009friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possibleResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,No. If he's HIV positive, he's capable of transmitting the... Read more »

2 HIV partners

I have recently been diagnosed with HIV from my partner, he did inform me prior to us being in a relationship that he was positive but love does make you do stupid things! Now that we are both positive, is it necessary to use protection? even though...
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 »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008) Jan 1, 2009friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possibleResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,No. If he's HIV positive, he's capable of transmitting the... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...decision. Anyone thinking about taking ARVs should carefully consider the benefits and disadvantages. Taking ART changes your daily life. Missing doses of drugs makes it easier for the virus to develop resistance to medications, which limits... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2 blood test came back positive. Moreover, I am worried about HIV. I have had a HIV DNA PCR at 2 months and two 3rd generation ELISA's at 11.5 weeks and 12 weeks respectively. ... Read more »

My experience being diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...count falls below 200. 221 isn't that far away. I'm trying to get a grip on my situation. The doctor has already put me on a daily HIV drug therapy which includes several other medicines to fight the PCP. In the meantime, I'm trying to learn as... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...never been visualised under electron microscopy. Whilst 'HIV' is not an infection, 'HIV' Ideology is highly 'infectious' and 'contagious' and 'spread' through the 'HIV' Interpellation techniques such as the highly hypnotic 'HIV' Testing ritual... Read more »