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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...understood, chronic inflammation is thought to be unhealthy and possibly linked to a number of serious diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being off them. IRIS happens when your immune system recovers too quickly. It can start to "overwork"...
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Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not "create" HIV! HIV is a sexually transmitted disease (similar to gonorrhea, syphilis, etc.). A person infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) can transmit it to an uninfected person via unsafe sex. If, however, one, two, three or more... Read more »

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

Any special precautions that people with HIV should take in the face of swine flu?Are there interactions between HIV meds and swine flu meds?should i get a flu vaccine now if I didnt get one before the winter?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hopes that you will respond and people will read it. What additional precautions (besides the normal ones) can an HIV positive person take in regards to this swine flu that is one step away from becoming a pandemic? Thanks, Dr. Bob, and God... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? How can I get tested? Where can I get more information about HIV and AIDS? How can I help fight HIV/AIDS? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that causes AIDS. A member of a group of viruses called retroviruses,... Read more »

HIV+ person wants children

Hey Dr. Bob I have a client who found out recently that his boyfriend is HIV+. He asked me a question about the possibility of his boyfriend having children in the future. I told him that because it would probably be in vitro fertilization and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problem. Good luck! Dr. Bob Resources for Positive Men & Negative Women Who Want a Baby Oct 16, 2004 Response from Dr. Lee Several people have written recently asking for information about sperm washing and their hopes about having a baby when... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...putting effort towards trying to understand how they interact to cause more of a problem than you'd get in an otherwise healthy person. What did you present here at CROI? At CROI, we were dealing with one of the key questions that remains in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of Anemia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Persons: Results From the Multistate Adult and Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Surveillance Project

...Contents Introduction Methods Results Discussion Appendix References Table 1 . Characteristics of Persons Included and Persons Not Included in Analysis of Anemia Incidence Table 2 . Characteristics of Persons... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Why We Should Care: A Global Epidemic

...any year since the beginning of the epidemic, despite new treatments which are reducing deaths in developed countries. Of the people now infected with HIV, 95% live in the developing world. 47 million people around the world have been infected... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...them to my family or friends to make em feel bad. Instead if listing them here would help at all, just with the hope that one person get spared from infection or the life long/ years long mental strain of being clearly sick, thinking its hiv and... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...WHAT IS AIDS AND WHAT CAUSES IT? * AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by a virus called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). INCUBATION PERIOD AND SYMPTOMS: * The HIV virus does not live for long outside the... Read more »

People who do not have HIV

Posted by KayCee, 2 Replies
...Is it ok to post in here if you do not have the HIV virus? I don't descriminate against anyone due to any illness. Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States Read more »