Hiv Prone Disease
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillAnyone having unprotected sex can acquire HIV infection. It is of little use to try to compare risk of infection among certain groups. The virus can pass through mucosal surfaces (the shiny surfaces of our genitals and gastrointestinal tract).... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolCervical cancer is typically caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). You may be more prone to diseases caused by the HPV virus (e.g. anal cancer, warts). It's important that your health care provider check... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsCommercial assays only detect the majority species, so we are unaware of the mutations present on minority species, i.e. those with < 10-20% of the population. More sophisticated techniques have been developed which can detect resistance down to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi, MJ.1. Yes, but there are many variables involved in whether HIV is actually transmitted.2. Nope.3. Nope.4. Nope.HIV doesn't really care if you're healthy or not. I was extremely healthy when the virus found me. I seroconverted... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 6 RepliesA guy in my Old Geezers with AIDS group has recently been diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis. I have spinal ankylosis and osteoarthiritis (which seem insignificant to me just now). There are also reports of people with AIDS getting a disease of... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )
There are four stages to HIV disease
1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 4 RepliesSO WHAT IS IT???
This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..
WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?!
"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyPeter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease.
Here is the article that critizes these ads.
HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience
By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »
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