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Hiv Path Of Infection

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...treatments to prevent transmission. Perinatal HIV transmission continues to occur mostly among women who lack prenatal care or who are not offered voluntary HIV counseling and testing during pregnancy. Many of the perinatal HIV infections each year can be attributed to the lack of timely HIV testing and treatment of pregnant women. For years, HIV infected women who were pregnant had little choice in how they delivered their baby. C-section...
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are there absolutes in HIV cell pathology ?

Hi Doctor, my treating physician, a leading Bay Area HIV specialist, and a published author in various medical journals on the topic of hiv/aids pathology ( he works closely with an infectious diseases pathology team ) just informed me that my...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I am not sure what he may be referring to, but there are numerous publications demonstrating that HIV infected, elite controllers or viral controllers have a CD4/CD8 ratio of > 1.0 (and many of those above 1.6). Read more »

HIV from Path lab test.pls pls pls reply

Dear Bob,Please reply!Thanks in advance
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I did! See below.Dr. BobHIV from Path lab test Apr 5, 2010Dear Robert,My question seems really vague but just cant get this anxiety out of my head. recently I had Read more »

will I be HIV Infected

Hello Doctor,Last month I had gone to a strip club where i took lap dance from three dancers.I never removed my clothes from my body only exposed path of my body was my hands and my face.My question is if suppose there is a small amount of blood or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried Man,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. If HIV were that easily transmitted, it would have wiped out the planet long ago. And as an Read more »

HIV from Path lab test

Dear Robert,My question seems really vague but just cant get this anxiety out of my head. recently I had a call in technical at my office to collect my blood sample to do CBC and Liver Function Test. I asked him before the test where the needle used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."Am I being a freak and thinking uneneccasary?" Yup! (Although I'm not exactly sure what "uneneccasary" means.)2. "Is there HIV transmission possible in the above scenario?" Nope.3. "Is there any case as mentioned baove where HIV transmission... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jamaica: Ministry Exploring PATH Benefits for HIV/AIDS Affected

... The Jamaican government is investigating extending the benefits of its Program of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) to persons affected by HIV/AIDS. Funded by the Jamaican government and the World Bank, PATH provides cash grants to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Microbicide Does Not Reduce Women's Risk of HIV Infection, Study Shows

...Guardian reports. "Women were also invited to remain in contact with sites for long-term care and monitoring of their HIV infections, and referrals were made to local health service providers for ongoing care. The researchers believe that in... Read more »
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am i infected

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tried to .. i woke up friday (today) and everythings pretty much gone and the gland is like back to normal size almost.. can hiv infection occur that fast ?.. and was that hiv infection im guessin no because wouldn't it last longer alot longer... Read more »

Very scared to be infected

Posted by UltraScared33, 3 Replies
...series of operation, but surely no more than few minutes. In your opinion this way can be a realistic one to be infected with HIV? Does the few time passed in this series of operation enough to configure the contact direct instead than indirect? ... Read more »

hiv from infected chicken burger...?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...alright dont make fun of me for asking, but since you can get hiv from oral sex by swallowing semen, what if somebody ejaculated into one of your sandwiches at mcdonalds or any other fast food Read more »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
...I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths for people... Read more »