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dual infection

i learnt of my sero-staus on world AIDs day 2008, i wa sinfected with HIV1, theni realised mybiyfriend of two years knew his staus all along and yet he dicouraged us froon using condoms.. i forgave him, now i have just confirmed he has both HIV1 and...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...is possible to become infected with both HIV-1 and HIV-2. Having HIV-1 does not protect you from contracting HIV-2. It is hard to say what the effects of contracting HIV-2 in addition to HIV-1 would be. In general, HIV-1 progesses more rapidly... Read more »

hand washing (aids and hep c)

Thanks for answering my previous question, very interesting info. I have 1 more question, would you... Read more »

Do we contract disease the following way?

I got a forwarded email which said that a woman got AIDS because he ate some food which was cooked... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Prevention Initiatives Not Reaching At-Risk Girls in Africa, Panel Says

...reaching these girls." According to Bruce, young African girls often have low school attendance and few friends, making them hard to reach. Impoverished girls are more likely to engage in commercial sex work, which increases their risk of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Often Neglected in HIV/AIDS Testing, Treatment, Rwandan Official Says

...Times/AllAfrica.com reports. According to the Times/AllAfrica.com, neglecting the impact of HIV/AIDS on children "undermines hard-won gains" in child survival in some countries most affected by the disease. UNAIDS estimates indicate that... Read more »
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Nausea and ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok quick question. I had a fever of 99.6 and i was feeling nauseous. Here is the thing. I only felt nauseous when I was actually eating. not during any other time. My appetite was nearly gone and i could not eat a lot at all. I would start to... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
... Now 6 weeks later I got a sore throat again but it lasted only two days as well. No fever though. Could I be experiencing hiv symptoms. Please help me I am really scared. Read more »

legal aid and bug-chaser

Posted by mandinka, 1 Reply
...my friend who is in jail and headed to prison. He had a fallout with his girlfriend and she accused him of transmitting the hiv virus to her even though she was already hiv positive. She was a known bug-chaser in the community she lived in and... Read more »

Question for G-Man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey G-Man, In your "professional opinion," does anyone ever get infected with HIV. Every response you give to postings here seem very confident and all are "no risk." Where did you get your training? If you Read more »