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STD and hiv= increased risk hiv transmission?

Hi doc. Mark.There is a lot to read about the theorie (fact?) that when somebody has a std with inflammation AND the same person has a hiv-infection, there is much more hiv present in the genital-fluids.1. Correct?2. How much hiv-virus (RNA) will...
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
Genital fluids have infectious HIV in them, and in general have somewhat lower levels in them then blood. However, if there is significant inflammation associated with an STD, the amount of HIV can increase dramatically, both as free virus and cell... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some... Read more »

HIV+ wife's fears of increasing viral load from HIV+ husband

Hi, regarding my wife's question: HIV+ woman having unprotected sex with HIV+ man. - KLI feel... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jump in HIV Cases Deserves Attention: State HIV Increase Demands More Focus on Prevention

"Recent news about a significant rise in HIV cases demonstrates the need to push prevention. Last week, the Minnesota Health Department reported that the number of new HIV infections jumped 13 percent in 2009, the largest increase in 17 years.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Increasing in Australia

Australia's HIV infection rate is increasing, with the latest figures showing worrying trends in the nation's three most populous states. Last year, 700 Australians, mainly gay and bisexual men, were infected with HIV. Records show new HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Zealand: HIV Increase Brings Renewed Warning

New Zealanders are being cautioned against complacency following an increase in the number of men infected with HIV. The number of HIV cases among men who have sex with men last year was the highest since 1996, according to the AIDS Foundation.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: HIV Increase in Erie County

Health officials said a steep increase in Erie County, Pa., AIDS cases is a result of better reporting as well as a number of people already diagnosed with the disease moving into the area. Thirteen people sought AIDS treatment in April, a... Read more »
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Preventing the increasing rate of HIV infections

Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 Replies
So Ive been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to post this but wasnt sure if I should, but after reading an article today that I noticed on CNN, I thought it was a sign that I should post it. The article was basically about how HIV... Read more »

How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes and just keep taking my meds, will... Read more »

Nucleomaxx?? Has it really increase facial fat??

Posted by whatifman, 1 Reply
hi. i'm not an hiv-aid patient but i have very sunken facial features. and alot of ppl have said i dont look healthy, but my body is normal. it say nucleomaxx regenerate facial fat, so i was wondering, would it be possible to take this and will it... Read more »

PRICE INCREASE OF NORVIR

Posted by Anonymous
When I went to re-fill my Norvir prescription two days ago (at Rite-Aid in Seattle, WA), the pharmacist informed me the price had been increased by Abbott Laboratories from $233 a month to over $1,100 a month.

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!!!

Why have I not read... Read more »