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How Many People Are Infected With Hiv Everyday

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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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infections in the everyday life of an MD

First of all:Thank you...I see that professors sometimes give us (MD students) just the basics of HIV-HBV-HCV transmission & knowledge... but they don't go such deep - and practical like you do !I have some questions that concerns me a bit...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I think you can relax about all of those remote ideas. Forget it. There really needs to be blood to blood contact for HCV and blood to mucosa contact for HBV, but it has to be a real contact and with infected blood.Wash your hands and enjoy your... Read more »

A reality you and i face everyday (BEING POSITIVE ABOUT BEING POSITIVE)

Dr Bob, From the forum i have found that you are a person who has taken hiv and life in the same stride and lived it to the full! I am proud of you and i am sure so are many of the readers! But i was diagnosed just recently, a week before and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"We" are not alone. Remember there are over 33,000,000 of us currently on this planet cohabitating with this unwanted intruder. Each of us has our own unique story of how HIV screwed up our life's plans.1.How do you make sense... Read more »

Dr Rob. Please Help me..Why won't you answer me????, I will do anything. I have sent this everyday since January, it will probaly help others. It kills me that you won't answer me.

dr rob, i sware I have HIV, I remeber learning about it when i was 16 (24 now) and i felt like it was my destiny, i have always over-reacted to it and swore no matter what it would happen to me. Well even though i am scared to death it didn't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Is there an HIV phobia?" Yep and you have one of the more impressive cases Ive seen in a while. You need more than Paxil. You need to see a psychiatrist. From what youve told me, you have only 2 real medical problems 1. smoking I... Read more »

"possibilities in everyday life" of getting HIV

Hello doc. What are the possibilies of a person to catch hiv in his everyday life and activities if a) is not sexual active (only masturbating) b) is not a drug user c) has not ever been in blood transfusion in a hospital. Thank you...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There would be <b>no risk</b> in a person's daily life without these things or a significant exposure to blood. HIV simply isn't an easy virus to get, it requires a lot of the right type of fluid... Read more »
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Mailing list for HIV(-) people who are infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the URL for the mailing list/message board for people who have been infected wih HIV for more than 1 year, yet still test negative via ELISA. For those of us who still have residual symptoms, we know how bogus these HIV/ AIDS tests... Read more »

Research study for newly infected people living in SF Bay Area

Posted by IRISStheSTUDY
If youre in the San Francisco Bay Area and newly diagnosed with HIV, you may be eligible to participate in research aimed to help people cope with the stress of being newly diagnosed.

Participants are assigned to contribute either by being... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »