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How Many People Are Infected With AIDS In The World Today

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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31, seroconverted two years ago. I chose to start treatment right away. I am excercising regularly, eating healthy (don't even remember when I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Throughout the world the major reason why people are still dying is due to lack of access to effective antiretroviral medications-a shameful situation (estimated that > 90% of persons who should be on meds are not). In my practice setting (inner... Read more »

Your amazing work allows people to face the world - $1000 dollar donation

Dear Dr Bob,I recently had posted on your forum about a possible low risk HIV exposure (received BJ from 2 strippers and performed cunnilingus). After becoming a severely obsessed "Worried Well" your posts and inspirations helped to quell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Steve,First and foremost, WOO-HOO! Congratulations on your definitive and conclusive negative HIV tests!Thank you for writing in to share the good news. Your personal testimonial will help countless others who are still trapped in their own... Read more »

How many people in the world get AIDS?

How many people in the world get AIDS (ie: one out of...)?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
One out of every 162 people on the face of the Earth is HIV-positive. This number is mind-boggling. The majority of these HIV-infected people live in sub-Saharan Africa. Please surf thebody.com for lots more information.... Read more »

Re: Don Discriminate the people from 3rd World Countires

Hey ! Dr. Bob... Guess what..I am going for my HIV test today.. I am kind of worried .. Please pray for me.. For your information, I had an unprotected insertive anal sex with the stranger ( guy who told me he was HIV negative) which lasted for just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for the status report! Your HIV test is only four years and seven months overdue, but better late than never, eh? I'll send my best good-luck karma in your direction! Thanks for your willingness to help those in need (<A... Read more »
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Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Hi!
I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS.
In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for... Read more »

World AIDS DAY

Posted by Barbdoll, 3 Replies
Hello everyone,
I'm here getting ready to start my day. World AIDS Day, very interesting day for all of us here affected and infected by this virus. Funny how the world recognizes this day but is still full of discrimiation and stigma.
The other day I... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2007 - Deconstructing 'HIV'

Posted by Amun, 6 Replies
Ten years ago electronmicrographs (EMs) were published in Virology, March 1997 (Gluschankof et al and Bess et al) clearly depicting what was assumed to be 'HIV' was in fact cellular debris and mircrovesicles proving that no one is 'HIV' positive... Read more »

The Bell is Ringing-Bells4AIDS-World AIDS Day

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
A MILLION BELLS RINGING ON DECEMBER 1 World AIDS Day!

"The Bell is Ringing" is a grassroots initiative of concerned individuals, who decided to mobilize communities and individuals from around the world to join a united effort to raise awareness to... Read more »