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HIV Vaccines

Table of Contents What Is a Vaccine? I Have HIV -- Why Do HIV Vaccines Matter to Me? Can an HIV Vaccine Cause HIV Infection? Is There an HIV Vaccine? Are There HIV Vaccine Studies Going on Now? How Are HIV Vaccines Tested? What Results Have Been Seen in HIV Vaccine Research? Is HIV Vaccine Research Going Forward? How Long Will it Take to Find an HIV Vaccine That Works? Do Vaccine Trials Do Anything to Help Reduce the...
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LASIK Impossible for HIV patients?

I see that Dr. Conway has answered a question, stating that LASIK surgery is fine for newly diagnosed HIV patients who will never progress to AIDS. I just returned from a LASIK doctor's office, where a staffer told me that the FDA prohibits...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had dozens of HIV+ patients undergo LAKIK surgery in Minnesota without problems-the advice from that doctor's office is incorrect and inappropriate. KH... Read more »

Low Viral Load, Impossible to Transmit?

Someone we know has married an HIV+ person. His attitude towards HIV is very concerning for our family. He point blank, word for word said that it was IMPOSSIBLE to get HIV from HIM because his HIV is not contagious since his T Cells are low. (I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
HIV, even with an undetectable viral load, is potentially transmissible. For instance, his blood-to-blood scenario would definitely be extremely risky! However, without very specific circumstances blood-to-blood, unprotected sex, sharing... Read more »

It must be almost impossible!

Dear Dr. Bob,First off all thanks for all the work you and your collegues put into this site.I have studied yours and others statistics for catching HIV during one single encounter. This means if all your partners are HIV positive right? Then it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tony,Your facts are correct, but your understanding of the statistic isn't quite right. A 0.1 to 3 percent per episode probability risk of transmission does not mean "1 per 300 intercourses." The risk is actually the same for each... Read more »

"Difficult...not impossible" ..Rocco from The Godfather

Hello Doc,Godfather quotes are to Dr. Frascino like the Bat-signal is to Batman. Please help me with your best Karma and answers to the following:I fingered a girl for hire - unfortunately I bite my nails and had a couple of cuts. They were not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The estimated statistical risk figures you mention are for evaluating the relative risk of a specific activity for a large population. They cannot be applied to an isolated specific event. So your math is faulty or at least "fuzzy." I... Read more »
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for impossible or esmerelda....

Posted by derrick92
PLEASE answer the 3 ?s seperately. today, a friend of mine was showing me a paper and i felt his hand brush against my nose. now what concers me is that i didnt see if he had any cuts and dotn kno if he has hiv or not, and no boogers either; i... Read more »

For Impossible . . . .

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
That german singer Nadja Benaissa was found guilty of the charges against her of causing grevious bodily harm , and attempted bodily harm , by having unprotected sex when she knew she had the virus and not informing her lovers , (3) .
She... Read more »

HIV Vaccine could be commercially available in five years.

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
HIV Vaccine: Western University Researchers Report Success In Trials
The Huffington Post Canada | Posted: 09/04/2013 15:00 BST | Updated: 04/09/2013 16:12 BST

"Sumagen, the South Korean biotech firm sponsoring the vaccine, cited manufacturing, as... Read more »

HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
(article courtesy of RedFlagsDaily.com)

I told you so. I told you so in the scientific literature. I told you so on the internet. I told you that an HIV vaccine would never work.

This week, the long-awaited results from an independent trial of the... Read more »