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Depression and HIV

...mistaken for signs of advancing HIV. What Are the Signs of Depression? Symptoms of depression vary from person to person. Most health care providers suspect depression if patients report feeling blue or having very little interest in daily activities. If these feelings go on for two weeks or longer, and the patient also has some of the following symptoms, they are probably depressed: Fatigue or feeling slow and sluggish Problems...
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false positive due to hepatitis A and cold or flu

Hey Doc,Gotta say that I enjoyed reading your responses :) great sense of humor.I have an interesting situation. I am going to get my 8 week anti HIV test tomorrow but I can't help but worry about getting a false positive result because I suffered...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Joe,HIV-antibody testing remains very reliable. Your fears about a false positive resulting from your bout of hepatitis A 14 years ago or your recent cold are completely unwarranted. Please note false-positive results are quite rare and... Read more »

Where is the line??? (interesting question...) (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS)

Hello Bob, and thank you for all the big effort you make here every day. You really helped me and many others. I'm sorry for my bad English, as you see you are international :)My question is the following: after a single exposure (condom broken)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...controversy has now been focusing on six weeks versus three months! You can catch up on that discussion in the archives, if you're interested. Regarding the differences between tests, again this has been addressed many times in the archives. Have... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sure no virus or provirus can be found, we would stop using the powerful drugs and wait and see if the virus comes back. Sounds interesting, doesn't it? This extraordinary experiment is actually taking place right now. Why try this now? First,... Read more »

Interesting news about AZT

http://www.cafezine.com/news_template.asp?Id=620&deptid=8"AZT (Retrovir), a key component in both of GSK's current best- selling AIDS medications. Burroughs neither invented AZT (which was first created in 1964 as a possible cancer drug), "I was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...against new targets, like viruses. This is, by the way, how we have discovered drugs with activity against herpes viruses and hepatitis B. BY Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...deciding to start the treatment. Then, if you can talk to us about your experience taking the treatment. Particularly, we're interested in hearing about any side effects that you may have had. Greg: Well, thank goodness, I had a wonderful... Read more »
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Promising New Drugs for Hepatitis C on the Horizon

...challenges will eventually pay off for people who need new HCV treatments . It is extremely encouraging to see the motivation and interest in the research. For more information on the status of hepatitis C clinical studies, go to ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epivir

...AZT and tenofovir, which leads some clinicians to maintain the use of these combinations even after resistance occurs. Also of interest is that this mutation causes HIV to be less "fit" than wild type, meaning that despite resistance development,... Read more »
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Emtriva

...AZT and tenofovir, which leads some clinicians to maintain the use of these combinations even after resistance occurs. Also of interest is that this mutation causes HIV to be less "fit" than wild type, meaning that despite resistance development,... Read more »
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No one seems to be interested in a cure

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...people? I post interesting articles on here but I notice theres hardly anyone reading them but instead everyone seems to be interested in EVERYTHING else except a cure. What is wrong with you people on here, I have never seen anything like this... Read more »

Interesting idea on how too promote poz personals

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://www.geocities.com/rvhobo1954/page1.html? this idea is interesting and worth reading.... Read more »

interesting idea

Posted by Anonymous
...http://www.geocities.com/rvhobo1954/page1.html? this idea is interesting and worth reading.... Read more »

Interested in your story

Posted by myaidsstory, 1 Reply
...I would love to talk with you, via phone, email and possibly meet. I live in Central FL and am willing to travel. I am also interested in those who would be willing to share photographs- with or without your identity showing. There is a lot to... Read more »