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Molluscum

...How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some lesions have a small dent or dimple in the center. The lesions are the same color as normal skin,...
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Herpes and HIV Transmission Revisited

Dear Dr. Bob: I sent a version of this following query to you a couple weeks ago, but no reply from you. I realize you are extremely busy so I will try again. I was the one that posted the query over a year ago about the new research which seemed to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...uncovered details of an immune-cell environment conducive to HIV infection that persists at the location of HSV-2 genital skin lesions long after they have been treated with oral doses of the drug acyclovir and have healed and the skin appears... Read more »

NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...proximity to DC-SIGN-expressing DCs [dendritic cells] is likely to fuel these embers and provide a mechanism for more efficient localized spread of initial infection."The investigators conclude that reducing the HSV-2-associated risk of HIV... Read more »

Aids Defining

Is ks aids defining if a person has a high t cell count in the 900's ? Should a person begin medications at this point if they only have one or two lesions on the skin ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sarcoma (KS) in an HIV-positive person is considered an AIDS-defining diagnosis at any CD4 count. Having only one or two KS lesions and a CD4 count in the 900s would not indicate the need to begin HAART immediately. There are many factors to be... Read more »

do ks lesions lessen after the beginning of hiv drug therapy

I am hiv positive and just recovered from a severe bout of pcp. Over the past month I have (already biopsied) developed KS lesions on my chest legs feet and neck I am told these lesions will lessen and eventually fade over time after I have been on...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.I'm sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis and Kaposi's sarcoma. Yes, in the vast majority of cases, KS lesions will subside once effective (and adhered to) antiretroviral therapy is started. This process can take... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...uncovered details of an immune-cell environment conducive to HIV infection that persists at the location of HSV-2 genital skin lesions long after they have been treated with oral doses of the drug acyclovir and have healed and the skin appears... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...reduce the risk associated with oralsex: Don't have oral sex if you or your partner have mouth sores (such as oralherpes lesions). Look at your partner's genitals for lesions (cuts or scrapes). If you find something,... Read more »
The Body PRO

HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...regarding the link between anal intraepithelial neoplasia and anal cancer, and also talked about the methods by which these lesions can be prevented and treated. Joel Palefsky, M.D. --> Could we begin by you talking a little bit... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Madagascar’s Ticking HIV Time Bomb

...percent of sexually active adults in Fort Dauphin may have syphilis. Health officials are concerned that untreated syphilis lesions could facilitate HIV infection. Hemmed in by mountains, Fort Dauphin was long one of the most isolated towns on... Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

the method of exposing the immune system .....

Posted by Anonymous
...time obtained might be ******enough to allow the immune system to deal with the situation better. Cellular Envelope Parameter Lesional Transversal Inversion *******is a method used to limit the passage of HIV from the dead cell and to confine... Read more »

SCARED SILLY,,,,,,HAD FIRST BISEXUAL ACT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...!!my problem know is i have this fissured tongue that does not go away and has a burning feeling most all the time(no white lesions)and just recently ive experienced problems maintaining or acheiving an erection, im 50 yrs old.could anyone tell... Read more »

brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a lost for cause i have 475t-cells undetecteble viral load any ideas would... Read more »