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HIV recent ITP diagnosis and cmv virus.

HI Dr Bob, I have written before and things have changed since then. I have had a high risk encounter and still do not know if intercourse occurred or not this was on 30th Oct. On the 8th of December I had a platelet count of 4 which is something I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...provided:1. The vast, vast majority of cases of ITP have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS.2. CMV is an extremely common virus. You need to find out if your blood tests indicate recent infection or past infection.3. A negative five-week... Read more »

Dear Doctor, Does this mean that I won't have the HIV virus, and I can't transmit HIV virus even if I had.

Dear Doctor, Here is an update from Herpes Treatment... Read more »

can i transmit the HIV virus with unprotected sex?

Dear Doctor, Thanks for taking the time to answer. I just need one more clarification. If I am HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virus Used to Transport HIV Vaccine Into Body May Be Behind Failure, Study Suggests

...for HIV infection in a vaccine trial that was ultimately halted in 2007 , may have been caused by using the common cold adenovirus to transmit the vaccine into the body, according to a study published Monday online in the Proceedings of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

...recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January 28, Esther Murugi, minister for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Resistance Testing

...Resistance? HIV is "resistant" to a drug if it keeps multiplying rapidly while you are taking the drug. Changes (mutations) in the virus cause resistance. HIV mutates almost every time a new copy is made. Not every mutation causes resistance. The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...makes many new copies ofitself that infect other CD4 cells. This process happens very quickly -- HIV canmake billions of new viruses every day. When making new viruses, HIV must copyits genetic information. Copying happens so fast that mistakes... Read more »
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raltegravir questions please help me out here

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...I am currently infected with a virus in the HIV family It is called Xenotropic murine leukemia virus related virus (XMRV) and is responsible for my HIV like illness Read more »

Study Flushes Out Hidden Virus, Pointing to cure

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...possibly paving the way to a cure if repeated in humans. The model was then tested with 2,400 chemicals, 17 of which coaxed the virus out of hiding, starting up its normal process of replication. In humans, this would make HIV susceptible to... Read more »


Posted by sbev1981, 2 Replies
...count is and your Viral Load is. To help you understand this better and quicker your CD4 is your body's army that fight off virus such as a cold or infection. A normal human without HIV should have anywhere from 500 + CD4 count based on how... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »