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Is Hiv Aids Bacterial Or Viral

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis

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Can a Vaginal bacterial infection lower my T-Cell count?

I currently have HIV and my previous viral load was 1300 with a t-cell count over 651 which was an improvement from my previous blood tests. In a 6 month period my viral load increased to 1600 but my t-cell count dropped to 495. When I took my last...
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
Those two viral load results are essentially the same number and are within the range of assay variation. although that could be a significant drop in CD4 count, I suspect not, and also that your CD4 percent is about the same with both of those CD4... Read more »

viral or bacterial?

Will ARS syptoms clear up with the use of antibiotics or is it a viral bug that has to run it's course? Thanks!!...
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
Acute retroviral syndrome (ARS)is caused by the HIV-1 virus. Therefore antibiotics will have no effect on the course of this viral infection.... Read more »

does anti-bacterial soap pose threat to HIV+

Hi we are an HIV/AIDS + Hep.C Resource Organization and as such have many clients who are HIV positive, etc. My question is whether the use of anti-bacterial soaps in our organization's bathrooms will create stronger bacteria. I heard this is...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
What a thoughtful question. Yes, all of us are helping to force bacteria to mutate by using antibacterial soap. Since ordinary, non-antibacterial soap does the work of soap just fine, using it in your bathrooms would be smarter--as it would for all... Read more »

Fatigue, fever,bacterial infection

Hello from Belgium Dr. Frascino !I'm 41y HIV+ man (testet + end 2000). CD4 is still OK but going down (still +500), VL >30000. But, seems that I have a bacterial inf. somewhere, they don't find anything (all posible tests are done)..WBC...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Belgium!An elevated white blood cell count with high neutrophils and intermittent fevers could indicate some type of infection. It's difficult for me to advise you on what to do next without additional information: How high are the... Read more »
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repeated boats with bacterial vaginosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been lurking and reading the boards for almost 6 months now. I am trying to build the courage to test this week. I must! Possible exposure was in December 2003. Unprotected vaginal. Partner tested neg 8 months prior to and again negative... Read more »

Adaptonic for HIV/AIDS and other viral infectious

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World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
Hi all -

I was wondering if I can get your take on something.

I'm a researcher learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count etc. Does anyone know... Read more »