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Hiv Weak Strain

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weak strain??

I am on HAART ..But before being on treatment at a docs visit ,I had my numbers ran, the doc said I had a weak HIV strain, because it looked to him that my cd4 was low 250 but my viral was low also almost undectable...is there such a thing as a weak...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,While there are indeed many different strains of HIV and some are more aggressive than others, if your virus has depleted your CD4 count down to 250, I would not refer to it as weak, Read more »

Is treatment necessary for me?

Dear Dr. Pierone, I am a 35 years old man living with HIV, I was diagnosed in June 1992, and I... Read more »
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An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

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...Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness and sign that HIV disease is... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test... Read more »

dumb question but i need to know

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...OK HERE GOES. MY SPOUSE HAS HIV AND SO DO I. LAST NIGHT WE HAD "QUALITY TIME TOGETHER". NEEDLESS TO SAY, WE DID NOT USE PROTECTION AND TO BOOT, YES, HE WENT Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Read more »

GmanBill

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...which can be common i know,but her arms are aching for months now and she describes it as the same deep burning acheing and feeling weak,and thats eaxactly how i would descibe mine and she isn't under any stress.Thanks gman i know im a pest just... Read more »