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How Soon Dry Cough Develops In Newly Hiv Positive Person

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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
Hello,So you're wondering if a "menage a trois" of HIV-negative sex partners could "create" an HIV infection??? YIKES! Let me guess that either you are being home schooled or that you are yet another victim of... Read more »

Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry Cough, Chest Pains (LISTERINE 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I only ask this question as I am genuinely unable to find the answer to it in the... Read more »

infection from dry blood (DRIED BLOOD, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,You are certainly a great inspiration to the hiv world. For someone who is infected but... Read more »

This Positive Life: Newly Living With HIV, Josh Robbins Is "Still Josh" -- and Still an Advocate

Josh Robbins Josh Robbins was already an HIV advocate in Nashville, Tenn., when he was himself diagnosed with HIV in January 2012. He'd supported local HIV organizations' events as a small-business owner, and was even part of an HIV vaccine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dried Blood CD4+ T-Cell Test May be Cheaper, More Convenient Alternative in Developing Countries, Study Says

Researchers have replicated the CD4+ T cell count test, which is normally conducted on an expensive flow cytometer machine using fresh blood, using dried blood and inexpensive commercially available reagents, a discovery that could simplify... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Death Rates for People Newly Diagnosed With HIV

In the five years after their diagnosis, people living with HIV in developed countries and receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy are no more likely to die than HIV-negative people, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Focus Needed on Curbing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Editorial Says

Curbing mother-to-child HIV transmission worldwide must be made a priority, a Dallas Morning News editorial says. In the U.S., the "war" on mother-to-child transmission has been successful, marked by last week's closing of a day care center for... Read more »
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Newly Positive & Waiting Before Going on Meds....?

Posted by Buzz1, 3 Replies
I was diagnosed as HIV positive just under three weeks ago. I must have been exposed within the last three months or so since I was seroconverting in mid-July to mid-August with the usual rash, fevers, fatigue, etc. In mid July I was still testing... Read more »

Newly diagnosed Positive

Posted by Gizmo, 8 Replies
I was diagnosed HIV positive in May 2011. From what me and my doctor can conclude, I became infected in February 2011. My CD4 count was 760 and my viral load was 400 which is good. The last three months have really been a struggle. I started... Read more »

Newly Positive and wanting to die!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was just told a week ago that I tested positive after a mistake was made with my paperwork. First they told me it was negative but realized now that it is really a positive. I am very,very scared. I will never tell any of my friends. I have seen... Read more »

Dry skin and HIV?!??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Was just diagnosised. But am taking things with a positive outlook. Just wondered... female, 26 my skin has gotten SOOOOO dry and itchy, also have dandruff never has been this bad before. Summer heat, or something more? I haven't started any meds... Read more »