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Information On People Affected With Hiv Over Five Years

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Making Decisions About Therapies

...treatment decisions offers many benefits, but it also takes effort on your part. The likelihood of benefiting from therapy increases and the likelihood of experiencing serious side effects from therapy decreases when you're involved in decision-making and monitoring.
Ask the Experts

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anal cancer, but since it is caused by the same HPV strains (primarily 16 and 18), it is likely that a similar mechanism is involved. HIV positive men who have sex with men have an elevated risk of anal cancer regardless of smoking status, but... Read more »

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
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:What is HIV What is AIDS?How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS?How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS?How is HIV transmitted?How is HIV not transmitted?How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with... 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
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Some infections may appear as though they're well under control, such as TB disease. Some may have resolved many months or even years ago. However, other infections may have occurred without you noticing their symptoms, like herpes or HPV. This... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...including the Act Against AIDS campaign. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/hiv/aaa . In 2010, CDC announced a second 3-year expanded HIV testing program that supplements an initiative started in 2007 to increase HIV testing among African... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...the safety andeffectiveness of the drug by comparing it to an existing medication. Phase IIItrials generally last two to three years. Phase IV or Post-Marketing studies: What are the long-term results of using the drug?... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the middle class. In developing countries, the emergence of the HIV epidemic has dramatically changed patterns of disease in affected communities. As in developed countries, previously rare, "opportunistic" diseases such as PCP and certain... Read more »
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AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...AIDS: 25 years Twenty five years after being given a death sentence, I'm still alive! I have been living infected with HIV since 1984 but Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...and children of every race and religious or spiritual belief are being infected with HIV every day, all over the world! For years, the gay community successfully promoted and practiced safe sex practices, which reduced the number of infections... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...Teams/Technical Advisers). Advocate with member states and co-sponsor organizations, for the greater participation and meaningful involvement of PLHIV and the NGO community in the development, implementation and evaluation of AIDS policies and... Read more »

Information

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...what it's like for other teens to live life with HIV? What's it like with medication, and the like. And, also, any additional information on HIV is greatly appreciated, as I'm really uneducated on HIV alone, and would like to know more from a... Read more »