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How Does The Hiv Enter Macrophages

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Targeting the Macrophage Reservoir: Early Steps Toward an HIV Cure (Video)

"Can we define where the virus is hiding during ART and then can we eliminate that?" That's the question that Jonah Sacha, Ph.D., of Oregon Health and Science University is asking. In this interview, Sacha sits down with Fred Schaich, of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Entering Labor Should Be Given Rapid HIV Test to Determine Treatment to Prevent Vertical HIV Transmission, Study Says

Women entering labor whose HIV status is unknown should be given a rapid HIV test to determine whether treatment is necessary to reduce the likelihood of mother-to-child transmission, according to a study to be published in the July 14 issue of the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Discuss U.S. Law Banning HIV-Positive Foreigners From Entering Country

Some HIV/AIDS advocates last week at a forum in Washington, D.C., called for changes to a U.S. law that bans HIV-positive foreigners from entering the country, the Bay Area Reporter reports (Roehr, Bay Area Reporter , 4/19). Congress in 1993... Read more »
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macrophage-activating factor

I hope you reply to my question.. please.Dear docIt is on-line on the web site of The Journal of medical virology and Clinical immunology an abstract of Yamamoto's research where he claims HIV ERADICATION in humans.Abstracts are reviewed by...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Not enough data was presented to determine if a "cure" was documented. Changes in viral load and/or CD4 count are not sufficient.... Read more »

hiv in vaginal fluid enters condom fused with sperm cause hiv?

Sir, Recently I had a sex with a prostitute, only one time. Firstly I undressed her. I just touched my finger on her vagina (not inserted fully) and felt wet fluid from her vagina on my finger. The touching on her vagina not more than 5 seconds....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission though what you have described is very small. Fingering someone carries one of the lowest risk of HIV transmission. HIV does begin to die once it is outside of the body. Touching her vaginal fluid and then putting on... Read more »

HIV nose mucus enters clapped cut lips

A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking that It was not possible to become infected. Unfortunately my relatives nose was dripping mucus due to the cold weather. Some of the mucus fom her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. If the... Read more »
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Macrophage Activation Syndrome

Posted by Dgrace, 1 Reply
My brother found out he had HIV in July of 2010, his count was under 200, He did not know he had HIV and only recently had symptoms of the disease. He started anti-virals in August. Almost immediatly after starting the medicine he became very ill.... Read more »

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The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »

tip of penis entered vagina w/o protection..help/

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm really concerned about something I did.. can someone please help.

I went to Thailand last month where I engaged in stupid activites. I went to a body massage establishment. Anyways, during the course of the body massage the tip of my penis enter... Read more »