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How Similar Are Hiv-1 And Hiv-2

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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD?

Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same symptoms... Read more »

Mexican HIV looking for similars

Posted by emiliano, 3 Replies
Hi there, I'm a 35 yo Mexican man, just diagnosed HIV who wants to get in contact with other HIV males for friendship and connecting. I think my idea is to have an HIV partner as well. Read more »

Maybe I can connect with others in a similar situa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Maybe I can connect with others in a similar situation

Hi.....my name is Michael and I've been HIV+ since 1985. I'm on
social security disability because of the disease but I'm doing
OK. I'm 53, 6' and... Read more »

similar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey I was reading the post please please help and I am in sort of the same situation. he said he put the man's penis in his mouth and took it out didn't suck on it. What if the man was HIV + what are the chances of getting infected? I also... Read more »

similar risk situation ?

Posted by schwpps, 4 Replies
2 months ago i performed unprotected cunnilingus on a woman of unknown status. We also clashed acidentally while we kissed, so she had a bruise on her upper lip. I'm not sure if there was blood, probably, but i can't remember if i tasted blood when... Read more »
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HIV Similar to Diabetes?

I've read several postings that your expectation is HIV today is similar to other chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and that if adherence to treatment is followed strictly, a near normal life expectancy is a predictable result. Is this the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.I think that persons diagnosed with HIV today can realistically expect to live for a long time-- as well as persons with other chronic illness. BY... Read more »

diseases similar to HIV.

Rick, in history, has there ever been another disease that was like Hiv. By this I mean a disease that has the characteristics of Hiv, i.e. it is transmittedonly through blood, pre-cum, semen, breast milk and that will survive outside the body for...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. HIV is not as unique a disease as people often believe. There are other diseases that share characteristics similar to that of HIV, and are transmitted in similar ways. Let me give you three examples here. The... Read more »

similar disease like HIV

Hello Doctor,I have a question which makes perfect sense to me. I had an exposurew with a black woman 6 months ago. After two weeks of the exposure..I developed flu symptoms and rashes that came and went away in 6 hours. Now I have gone through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Very Concerned,Your question may make "perfect sense" to you but your logic makes no sense at all from a medical perspective. Flu-like symptoms and rashes are extremely common and usually related to transient self-limiting viral... Read more »

HIV Similar to Diabetes?

I've read several postings that your expectation is HIV today is similar to other chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and that if adherence to treatment is followed strictly, a near normal life expectancy is a predictable result. Is this the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.I think that this might be a bit of a semantical issue; but it's safest to say that having a near normal life expectancy is ideal. Since were still only just starting the third decade of the HIV epidemic, any... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Risk of HIV Reinfection May Be Similar to Risk of Initial HIV Infection

The risk of HIV reinfection, sometimes called superinfection, has not been clearly established. Given the risk of initial sexual HIV infection from a single exposure in population studies is commonly calculated as generally low (although these... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Simian Viral Strain Most Similar to HIV Found in Wild Gorilla Populations, Study Says

Scientists have discovered a virus in gorillas that is more similar to HIV than any other related HIV strain previously found in apes, according to a study published on Thursday in Nature , the Washington Post reports ( Washington Post , 11/9).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Methods Used to Control TB in New York City, Similar Measures for HIV Control

The New York Times on Tuesday examined how New York City might benefit from using the same techniques used to reduce the incidence of tuberculosis in the early 1990s to control the spread of HIV. According to the Times , when TB cases re-emerged... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Affects Blood Circulation Similar to Smoking

In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, information from three studies (FRAM, CARDIA and MESA) show that HIV infection increases the risk that someone will develop hardening of the arteries, or a progressive thickening and... Read more »