How A Person Can Be Infected By Hiv
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Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner NotificationA central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV InfectionAcute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and so sorry to hear about your husband.Unfortunately, you cannot determine the time of infection on the basis of either CD4 or viral load testing. On the basis of his low viral load, it would appear that he (or his immune system) is indeed... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillA person who is tested HIV negative could not have infected their HIV positive partner.HIV tests are very accurate but can be falsely positive in some cases. That is why we do confirmatory testing. They also do not tell you when the person was... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThere are a number of possible approaches to sorting this out. You can replace HIV drugs in your regimen that are known to cause anemia with other drugs. You can have a bone marrow evaluation to see if there is another cause entirely. If these... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolIn many parts of the world, tuberculosis (tb)and HIV are common co-infections. For this reason, anyone diagnosed with HIV should undergo periodic screening for tb and if found to have tb, should receive appropriate therapy. Since some HIV positive... Read more »
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Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyHello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....
My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..
What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... Read more »
Posted by scared77, 2 RepliesI was looking at the table where it says that
6.5 outta 10,000 of exposure by insertive tops can become infected when exposed to the virus.
50 outta 1,000 bottoms can become infected
5 outta 1,000 women in vaginal intercourse etc.
looking at these... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »
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