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Is Feline Aids Contagious To Humans

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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women.
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Anonymous,There are many different types of HPV (30-40 varieties). Over half of all sexually active folks become infected with some type of HPV. In 90% Read more »

Is Lymphoma contagious???

I realize you are not a vet. But, I have to ask, I feel foolish asking this.......but I have to. We have a 7 year old lab and he has Lymphoma. We are treating him with hopes of giving him and us another year together, I love him or would not be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Vicki,Fear not! Canine lymphoma is not contagious. Give "Marley" a hug from me, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

Parvovirus, HIV+ humans and Ferrets

My HIV+ partner and I recently adopted a ferret who has tested positive for ADV. From Ferret ADV website: ADV is a highly contagious Parvovirus a persistent viral infection which causes a huge increase in antibodies found in the blood known as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Robert,I don't have any personal experience with ferret ADV. I do know that ferret zoonoses transmitted by pet ferrets to humans are quite rare. I would suggest you check with PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) at http://www.pawssf.org/.... Read more »

Can a person be "cured" of Hepatitus C, or will they always be contagious?

Can a person who previously had Hepatitus C go into what was termed "remission" and no longer be contagious?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...That is the current thinking by many when the HCV viral load cannot be detected several months after successful treatment. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...the laboratory and then in animals. If it is successful in these early studies, a vaccine "candidate" can then be tested in humans. Human testing takes place in three phases: Phase 1: Is it safe? Phase 2: Does it produce an immune response?... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...diseases. Syndrome means a group of health problems that make up a disease. AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you get infected with HIV, your body will try to fight the infection. It will make... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...immunodeficiency in their animal hosts in addition to slow, progressive wasting disorders, neurodegeneration and death. Like HIV in humans, animal viruses such as feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) in cats, visna virus in sheep and simian... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

...been fully delineated, abundant epidemiologic, virologic and immunologic data support the conclusion that infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the underlying cause of AIDS. The evidence for HIV's primary role in the... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 4 Replies
...el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas , y me comenzo a arder mi faringe , como si me furera a dar una gripe , pero no se... Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
...I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the NAZI labs Read more »

bare backing and human nature

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm a total top. Always amazed that almost every guy I've met wants me to bareback them till I tell them I'm poz so it has to be with a condom and then they don't want to have sex at all. It's like bare back sex is safe if they go just by my... Read more »

Interview for Human Services class

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was wondering if any one who is HIV positive and whom doesn't care to answer 6 questions for me. I have an assigment for my Human Services class to interview someone who is HIV positive, so if anyone is willing please email me at... Read more »