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Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thrush, but just got my 22 month elisa and it is still negative (as you predicted)so it is time to move on and look at other causes THANK YOU MUCH and 50 cool points to ya (redeemable at all 420 locations) Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, You're... Read more »

please give your thoughts

Hello Doctor:In short I am heterosexual 24yr old male. almost 3 years ago I had a one time... Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

BCG Vaccine Causing Illness, Death Among HIV-Positive Infants, Report Says

...vaccine are born HIV-positive and subsequently have compromised immune systems that make them susceptible to BCG disease, which is caused by the bovine bacterium in the vaccine (Khamsi, NewScientist.com , 11/2). One study found that the vaccine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Influenzavirus Infection Is a Primary Cause of Febrile Respiratory Illness in HIV-Infected Adults, Despite Vaccination

... "There are, to our knowledge, no prospective studies of respiratory tract infections in [HIV]-infected adults in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. We performed a surveillance study of outpatients who Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Despite Progress, AIDS-Related Illnesses Remain Leading Cause of Death Among People Ages 25-44 in Caribbean, UNAIDS Report Says

...AIDS-related illnesses remain the leading cause of death among people ages 25 to 44 in the Caribbean despite successful efforts to curb the spread of the disease, particularly Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Likely Will Be Third Leading Cause of Death Worldwide Within 25 Years, Study Says

... AIDS-related illnesses within the next 25 years are likely to become the third leading cause of death worldwide after heart disease and stroke, according to a study published on Monday in PLoS Medicine , the AP/ Miami Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...I'm cleared for that but they haven't run on one hiv and I just got another one today and I'm scared. I went to the hospital because I was sick because I was very deyhadtrated with flu like symptoms and some fever but not very high it was very... Read more »

HIV obsessed

Posted by U_mushroomhaters, 3 Replies
...am not convinced. I am hopping if I get into this study that will change but there is a chance I will never find out what is causing my illness. Well back to my point I have lost three years of my life that I will never get back and my family job... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...relationships with other countries. We would do well to pay attention and learn from the enormous poverty, illness and deaths worldwide caused by HIV/AIDS. At the XIV International AIDS Conference in 2002, Nelson Mandela in his closing speech... Read more »

Test at 9 Months?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After testing at the 6 month period, do you think I should retest again at 9 months? Read more »