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Hiv Primary Transmission

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission

Many persons have inquired about the results of a study presented as a poster at the recent 7th National Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, held January 30-February 2. The following questions and answers contain more specific... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Primary and Secondary Syphilis by Oral Sex -- Chicago, Illinois, 1998-2002

During 1998-2002, the STD/HIV Prevention and Care Program of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) recorded 1,582 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis, the most of any U.S. city. 1 Although case numbers and overall rates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Updated IDSA Primary Care Guidelines for People Living With HIV

The Clinical Infectious Diseases journal published updated primary care guidelines for people living with HIV developed by the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The health management recommendations are based... Read more »
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Different manifestation of a common primary HIV infection symptom?

Dear Dr,Thank you from the bottom of my heart that you have been stretching your helping hands to those who desperately need some answers. I posted a question about couple weeks ago but went unanswered. I would appreciate it if you could kindly read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried Soul,As I hope you and our other readers know this Forum is dedicated to questions pertaining to HIV-related Fatigue and Anemia, questions pertaining to possible infection should be directed to our forum on Safe Sex, Prevention, and... Read more »

Hetrosex is not the primary source of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World

Hi Dr Bob,Please consider this argument.Studies have proved that the rapid spread of this disease in the developing world is primarily the outcome of poor hospital sanitation. People in Africa are more likely to be infected by dirty injections...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The wildfire spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries has many overlapping causes, including, but not limited to, poverty. Yes, the "moral problem" rationality has never made sense to anyone with half a brain or ounce of common... Read more »

COMFORTABLE WITH PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN; UNCOMFORTABLE WITH DUTCH REFORM NURSES

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive and have decided to be treated for HIV by my hospital's infectious disease specialists. The specialists recommend a primary care physician to treat other unrelated or unknown ailments. I have an...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Well - not exactly a medical query - but I'd say that it would be great if you did feel welcome and trusting of all the medical personnel you will deal with. Including the nurses. And changing doctors to find that right combination may be one... Read more »

Lymphnodes and primary!

Hello!Must start with saying you write wonderfully and charismatic, have found myself laughing out loud reading some of your witty answers .. :)well here is my question.I had brief unprotected oral sex with a man of unknown hiv status (I am gay)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Norwegian Worrier,Fifteen seconds of unprotected oral sex with a guy of unknown HIV status is not considered to be a significant risk for HIV transmission. HIV Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) symptoms generally appear two to four weeks after... Read more »
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Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
http://bbs.thebody.com/eshare/server?action=150&board=45&article=433

Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »

unsafe sex remains the primary mode of transmissio

Posted by Anonymous
Just wanted to post this in case you read that article this guy posts repeatedly. He's wrong...

Medical Practices Not Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Africa, UN Meeting Finds
United Nations (New York) - March 14, 2003


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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,

Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.

I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »

HIV and Primary Effusion Lymphoma (PEL)

Posted by SMARS, 1 Reply
Hello,

Back in October I discovered that my brother was diagnosed with HIV, feel free to review the post with subject "HIV Care US vs. India and Living in the Mid East". In the last two months we have been doing more tests. We've discovered that he... Read more »