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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. About 20 million people are infected at any one time. Nearly half of all sexually active people have had HPV at some point in their lives. Since it often doesn't cause symptoms, many never know they've had it. Though most types of HPV do not cause serious disease, some can lead to cancerous conditions. Left untreated, these high-risk types can cause...
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human bite (HUMAN BITE 2010)

About 1 month I got bitten by my assitant and he is hiv positive, my finger only bled due to me pulling my hand and my skin tore on my finger he had no bleeding gums or sores in his mouth, I'm terrified, what is my risk....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below.Dr. BobI'm HIV+ and an infant bit my face, risky for the infant? (HUMAN BITE, 2010) May 26, 2010Hello Dr. Bob,Although I am well educated on HIV risk and transmission, a recent incident has me very concerned. A little history,... Read more »

Human Resource Management vesus HIV/AIDS

Can you give me some information on the topic HRM versus HIV/AIDS, what can be done about it by the HRM Department to handle this and what is be done....?I am working recently on a report for HRM and we chose the topic AIDS and the workplace. Thank...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Establishing a workplace policy for HIV is the place to start. Contact the CDC for their Business Responds to AIDS workplace kit.... Read more »

Human Bite & HIV

Dear Dr. Ryan, I have posted my question almost over 12 times, I did not get any response. This is very serious. A transexual person with HIV+ bite me with his teeth on my thumb on Dec 25/02. My thumb's skin was broken very badly, it was...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's understandable that you are concerned about this encounter, but I want to start off by saying that your exposure is not a likely route for HIV transmission. People are primarily infected through vaginal and anal sex.The person who is doing... Read more »

Human Growth Hormone and HIV

Hi there! I am hiv-positive and not on a therapy. My CD4 is 500 (25%). I consider taking 5 IU of hGH daily. Since hGH may have some effect on immune system by reactivating the thymus gland and stimulating immune function, is there a possibility that...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Growth hormone is expensive and overrated. The brand name Serostim is approved to treat HIV related wasting syndrome. A growth hormone releasing hormone called Egrifta (tesamorelin) is approved for the treatment of abdominal fat in HIV.5 IU's... Read more »
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retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the NAZI labs ( very advanced for their time). The... Read more »

Tough to be human!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How is it that people(myself included) can become so obsessed with the fear of HIV and the testing process. Someone should do a study on it. I know it's a bad disease but even if I were positive it would at least 4-5 years (without meds) before I... Read more »

Need to have human contact

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings to all,
I am totally new to this internet online issues. Known about this site for a while now. Just don't know what to do. I would like some assist with regards to what is proper and what is not. Can I post my email on here? How do I... Read more »