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How to Identify AIDS Fraud

Introduction Using Resources as a Guide Using Common Sense as a Guide Questionable Evidence Profile of a Fraudulent Practitioner Red Flags Introduction AIDS, like cancer, is a disease that is seen as having no cure, with standard treatments that are viewed as having many side effects. In response to these uncertainties in cancer, a thriving underground has evolved offering "cures" and treatments based on unproven (often disproven) and...
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Urinary Track vs. STD's

How can i tell if i have a urinary track infection opposed to STD's such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea wich have the same symptoms of UTI's ?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The best way to identify an infection is to have an examination with your doctor and have the appropriate diagnostic tests performed. Since symptoms of different infections in the urinary tract are similar, testing should identify the cause.RMK... Read more »

STD Testing

If I test positive for STD gonorrena, syphilis does my doctor report it to the health department...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, some sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV and syphilis, are reported to the health department. This helps epidemiologists keep track of how the epidemic is spreading and where new infections are occurring. It also helps in... Read more »

HIV/HEP C Seroconversion, HIV /STD ulcers

I had a high risk exposure to blood through oral sex, after being drugged in a bar in China. I started an antibiotic the next day and continued for the week (it's all I had with me,and thought it couldn't hurt), at the end of the week I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would get retested for HCV HBV and HIV at 3 and 6 months.... Read more »

Kissing someone with another STD

Dear Ryan:I engaged in open mouth kissing with someone that had an STD other than AIDSShe said the clinic said she had cervicitis but they never gave her a test for clymidia or gonnorea and gave her a prescription for Doxycycline. They suggested she...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is highly unlikely that you would become infected with HIV during kissing, given that there is no evidence that anyone has ever been infected this way. The saliva of HIV infected people does not cause infection in others.Getting an STD from... Read more »
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Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi all

I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.

Here's a... Read more »

STD & HIV?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Hello,

It has been sometime i've made a posting. Just wanna update my condition. I still have night sweats,i have swelling under my armpits, i have a slight swelling on the joint between my leg and torso. I do have scallop toungue. I have been... Read more »

Researchers identify promising agents for HIV cure

Posted by optimistic2009
Researchers from the University of North Carolina and Merck are identifying promising new leads in the search for agents that may be able to purge HIV from resting CD4 cells, a key requirement for any prospect of a cure for HIV infection.

The... Read more »

Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
Is this a good thing?



Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.

In... Read more »