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Hiv Primary Transmission

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Ask the Experts

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
...sense, which probably explains why it was believed by the ultra rightwing conservative religious wing-nuts. Heterosexual sex remains the most common cause of HIV transmission in the developing world. Condoms are not readily available in many... Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission

...new treatments and are being less careful. This study presents a wake-up call to everyone -- that HIV is far from over and remains a serious, lifelong disease that is best to prevent. CDC' s recommendations on how to prevent sexual transmission... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Treatment During Primary HIV Infection as a Method of Altering the Epidemic Spread of HIV?

...goal of curtailing further infection and epidemic spread has received less attention. Yet, this broader population-based goal remains the focus of some researchers who see treatment during PHI as "a unique public health opportunity to abort rapid... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

...establish the diagnosis 14 days after the initial visit, when the immunoblot turned positive for antibodies against HIV-1." "Primary HIV infections are often missed or misdiagnosed as common flu," the authors wrote, so "primary care physicians... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cambodia Health Officials Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Education to Primary Schools

... The Cambodian Ministry of Health has begun training primary education teachers in 12 provinces on HIV/AIDS prevention education, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Health officials said that Read more »
Connect With Others

Anyone in Maine that I can talk to about my HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am really depressed about my HIV and would love to find a positive friend that I can talk to in Maine. Im in South Portland Read more »

Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...within 1 month after the "exposure". Can someone(having experienced) please tell me if such are the symptoms of the Acute Primary HIV infection. Can lymph nodes be found at the muscle (behind the kneecap)? How do swollen/tender lymph nodes... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...weren't any tissues available then. So, I had to do so with my fingers. That is, getting rid/"rubbing off" of urine droplets/remains at the small opening (urinary meatus) of the glans. QUESTIONS:- ========== 1. If he is HIV POSITIVE, will I... Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...better, and have consulted the doctor YET again on 29 Dec 99 with the same complaints. What are the signs and symptoms of the Primary Acute HIV infection stage? To me, it seems that it comprises of flu-like sickness and resembles the one I'm... Read more »