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Hiv Initial Infection Symptoms

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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV cause warts on the hands or feet. About 30-40 types can cause infections in the genital area (the vulva, vagina, penis, buttocks, scrotum, and anus).Genital HPV types are often... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS? Read more »

Condom use by HIV Positive Couple (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

My partner and I have been monogomous since we started dating five years ago and we are both HIV... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

... If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

...HIV can be re-infected with a new viral strain resulting in potential treatment-resistant recombinant virus known as HIV super-infection," and that patients' beliefs about this risk "may have significant effects" on their sexual behavior. The... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

...infected each day around the world, comprehensive sex education and access to proven prevention tools can prevent thousands of HIV infections right now." Another organization, Treatment Action Group (TAG), one of the oldest and most respected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...Infection and Disease Disseminated Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease Bacterial Respiratory Disease Bacterial Enteric Infections Bartonellosis Syphilis Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis ... Read more »
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Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection? Read more »

possible Acute HIV Infection symptoms?

Posted by humblonian, 1 Reply
...had unprotected sex with someone, and a few days later he fell ill with the same symptoms. Does anyone here that has tested HIV+ have a story similar to this? I'm going to get tested soon to find out for sure, but I wanted to come to the... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

My Sister is infected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I work in an HIV/AIDS recherch in instute till 10 years, in West Africa. My sister used to be sick. Sometime for 3 or 4 days and sometime for Read more »