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How Many New Hiv Cases Per Year

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: State Reports Highest Number of New HIV Cases in Eight Years

Iowa recorded 113 new HIV diagnoses in 2005, the most infections since HIV tracking there began, the state Department of Public Health (DPH) recently reported. New diagnoses had just recently begun edging down from Iowa's previous record 108 in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Five Million New HIV Cases Reported Worldwide Last Year, UNAIDS Report Says

Five million new HIV cases were reported worldwide last year -- the most cases reported in any single year since the beginning of the epidemic -- according to the 2004 UNAIDS Report of the Global AIDS Epidemic (PDF; 15Mb) released by UNAIDS in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: New HIV Cases in Cleveland Up for 4th Year, Report Says

A 90-page STD report released Thursday shows that new HIV cases in Cleveland have increased for the fourth straight year. Public health officials believe the spike is being driven by high-risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults. Officials... Read more »
Ask the Experts

im i new case?? big donation from arab

hello doctor i had risky exposure (condom broke) with sex worker while im ejuclate in most of aids country (south africa). after 2 week had flu and joints pain it keep coming and go but i dont remember maybe before the expsure i had the pain in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are wondering if you are a "new case" of HIV??? Nope! Instead I believe you're a five-year-old case of worried well! True, your condom failure five years ago did place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Your... Read more »

NEW NY CASE

Dr. Bob, Being a sexually active negative gay male I tend to follow HIV prevention tips and developments in the news. While I appreciate we are learning more about this awful virus daily I am a bit troubled by the recent news story on this new...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I tend to agree with you. There has been a frenzy of activity engulfing HIV specialists and health officials since the announcement on Feb. 11 of a single patient infected with multiple-drug-resistant HIV that had rapidly progressed to... Read more »

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has placed the number of new HIV cases attributable to oral sex at as high as 1 in 10 - Yikes!

Hi Doctor,I just read this online - The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has placed the number of new HIV cases attributable to oral sex at as high as 1 in 10. I thought oral sex was extremely low risk - especially without ejacuation?Any insight?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission, especially without ejaculation.I have not seen or been able to locate the reference or CDC report you are alluding to. It's clearly not in line with the vast majority of epidemiological... Read more »

HIV+ new case mostly shown CD4 sharp drop?

My CD4 was 269 & VL load 5500 for my first blood test.doctor explained it was normal for new HIV+ patient to have a sharp drop of CD4 & It will go up higher.My next appointment is in January 2004 and mean time i am not taking medication.Can...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Since you are having symptoms it would be advisable to have another blood test done sooner to determine the trend. When you say new HIV+, do you mean newly diagnosed or recently infected? In general, with acute HIV infection there may be a... Read more »
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New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005)

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV

ERIKA CHECK

Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected
sex.

[WASHINGTON] A decision by New York health officials to announce the
detection... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »

what would you do in my case? (newbie here,hello)

Posted by hylian, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I am new here.

So a month ago my boyfriend took an HIV test and came back Positive. That same day I took a test an even after several unprotected anal intercourses, the test says I am negative.

From the date of last exposure to the date... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »