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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...your body will try to fight the infection. It will make "antibodies" -- special molecules to fight HIV. A blood test for HIV looks for these antibodies. If you have them in your blood, it means that you have HIV infection. People who have the HIV antibodies are called "HIV-Positive." Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Being HIV-positive, or having HIV disease, is not the same as having AIDS. Many people are HIV-positive...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

cure for hiv/aids -the truth is how expedable and profitable are you?

Hi Dr. Bob, Just my two cents. I agree with you post that there seems to be no cure for hiv/aids on the distant horizon. But one at the same time, has to stop and wonder - if they can clone animals, human genes, and put a man into space...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the PBS documentary "The Age of AIDS." You can Netflix it!Why would big pharma want to find a cure? There are over 35 million people currently infected worldwide. Finding a cure would be far more profitable than competing for market share with... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Rumor Control: Is It True That People With HIV/AIDS Can't Get a Mortgage?

...gender. Of course that didn't stop anyone from turning down mortgage applicants because of their HIV status. But in 1988, people with disabilities were added to the list of those protected by the Fair Housing Act, and the U.S. Department of... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in which people have high levels of glucose in their blood. Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes and at least 57 million have... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...of disease, or only mild-to-moderate symptoms. But without treatment, HIV will eventually wear down the immune system in most people to the point that they have low numbers of CD4 cells and develop more serious OIs. The Centers for Disease... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has other sex partners, has had sex with infected people, or has sex with men. Women should protect themselves against HIV infection. Having male sex partners use... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...multiply for weeks or even months before the body's immune system produces antibodies to fight it , by which time it is too late. People with HIV can look and feel normal and may not develop full-blown AIDS for several years. * Early symptoms... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...when the new doctor called with my new numbers. 808 (41%)!!! I was ELATED. I now have the immune system numbers or a negative person! The moral of the story...you can and will come back "from the grave"! These meds work great. Granted they are a... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...14-hour flight from Denver, Colo., to Kiev to assist in training doctors, nurses, psychologists and social workers in the care of people with HIV. Our efforts are facilitated by a non-governmental organization (NGO) program called the AIDS... Read more »