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How Does Hiv Affect An Individual

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will individuals today affected with hiv all share this fate?

Hi Doctor Wohl, I just recently read the article by Gregg Gonsalves posted here under what's new at the body. Gonsalves states in the passage,"With Fred Gormley's death; the death of my friend, Frank Moore; and Indian AIDS...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Jennifer, Sometimes I feel we do forget we are dealing with a deadly virus for which there is no known cure. We are still living in the heady days of potent HIV therapies, where one cocktail is easily swaped for another and people complain more... Read more »

Does Oral Sex between two HIV negative individuals Leads to HIV Infection?

Greetings Sir, I had this question in my mind the day i had oral sex with my partner. Is it... Read more »

HIV individual interacting with non-HIV child

My three and a half year old son loves playing and jumping on and climbing over his uncle (my... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Issues Affecting Specific Individuals

Introduction New hepatitis C infections in HIV-positive gay men Risk factors Responses to a hepatitis C diagnosis Advantage of detecting acute hepatitis C infection Living with hepatitis C Long-term coinfection... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Microfinance Projects Help Individuals With HIV/AIDS Increase Incomes, Improve Health

Forty-seven microfinance projects last year allowed individuals with HIV/AIDS to obtain basic business training that helped them increase their incomes, improve their health and nutrition, and expand their access to antiretroviral drugs, Carole... Read more »

Vicks Vaporub Works as Treatment for Foot Fungus in HIV-Infected Individuals, Study Finds

Vicks VapoRub may be a cheap, effective and safe topical treatment for foot fungus (also known as onychomycosis) among people living with HIV, according to results from a pilot study presented at ID Week 2012. Onychomycosis is common in both the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection on HAART in HIV-Infected Individuals: Multicentric Observation Cohort

The current prospective study examined the influence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection on treatment of HIV patients taking nevirapine-containing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Researchers enrolled 175 Chinese adults with HIV-1... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

New Emagazine for hiv affected and infected.

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Ok, so a little background. A few months ago, after finding out I was positive and not knowing what to do, I decided that I would create a website devoted to people affected and infected by HIV. I had multiple reasons for this, one my neg partner... Read more »

Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always liver always hurts and is sore.

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Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »