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DOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

I'm a gay male form Vermont, 54, have been pos 22 years and finally, after all of the myriad meds, highs and lows and being brought back from the abyss in the mid 90's, have tested undetectable during the past year. It feels good. And beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2008;47:27-35.HIV Prevention Trials Network. HPTN052 Study Information. (accessed 5 April 2009).Smith DM, Richman DD, Little SJ. HIV superinfection. J Infect Dis 2005;192:438-444.Smith DM, Wong JK, Daar ES, Richman DD, Little SJ. Incidence of HIV... Read more »

PEP for someone already with HIV to prevent superinfection

Hi doctor, I'm am on Atripla for the last 7 months with undetectable viral load. Last night I was... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Superinfection From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... General Questions | Safer Sex and Risk | Symptoms General Questions I've heard that HIV superinfection is an urban legend. Is there any serious research on the topic? Is it true that people can only be superinfected within two...... Read more »
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HIV Superinfection 5% in Newly Infected Gay Men

...Dr. Smith and colleagues presented their experience looking for cases of HIV superinfection in the cohort of HIV-positive patients that they followed after identification of primary infection. The topic of superinfection...interest and more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The authors introduced the current study by noting, "People living with HIV can be re-infected with a new viral strain resulting in potential treatment-resistant recombinant virus known as HIV super-infection," Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection and Superinfection

...may include accelerated disease progression and the acquisition of drug resistance. 47 The public health consequences of HIV superinfections are unclear. While superinfection can result in recombination between genetically different viruses,... Read more »
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something went horribly wrong .

Posted by zinhle, 4 Replies
a couple of days ago my boyfreind and i were having sex. while i was on top of him he was rubing his penis lightly against my private parts with no protection.( he is also infeted by the way) can this have possibly re-infected me? thats the first... Read more »

Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners? My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What are your doctors saying about this? Thanks very much for any feedback / referrals... Read more »

SUPER INFECTION NOW 5% OF NEW DIAGNOSIS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV-positive person with a slightly different version or strain of HIV. The first documented report of sexually transmitted HIV superinfection emerged in 2002, when Jost and colleagues from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, presented a case... Read more »

Superinfection

Posted by Anonymous
...will examine the possibility that someone already living with HIV could be infected with another strain of HIV. This is called superinfection or re-infection. Positive Partners hopes to find out whether superinfection really happens and, if so,... Read more »