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Is It Possible To Get Aids Twice

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AIDS Treatment News

Chronically Depressed Women With HIV Almost Twice as Likely as Others to Die From AIDS-Related Causes; Those With Mental-Health Services Had Half the Death Rate of Those Without

A study of 1,716 HIV-positive women who were given blood tests and interviews twice a year for seven years from 1994 through 2001 found that those who met research criteria for chronic depressive symptoms were 2.2 times as likely to die of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Initial Results From Washington, D.C., HIV Testing Program Show City's HIV Prevalence More Than Twice National Average

Initial results from a Washington, D.C., campaign to have all residents tested for HIV show that HIV prevalence in the city is more than twice the nation's average, according to results released Tuesday during a meeting of the Mayor's Task Force on... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Survey Reveals Nearly Twice as Many Physicians Than Patients Are Concerned About HIV Drug Resistance

Washington, DC -- HIV-treating physicians and patients agree that resistance to anti-HIV medications is one of the most challenging issues in HIV care today. However, their degree of concern is dramatically different, according to a survey... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Got my blood to the CDC (twice)

I believe that I have a form of AIDS that is going undetected by standard HIV screening. Two years ago, after a heterosexual sexual encounter, I became seriously ill with what looks like the natural disease progression of AIDS. After an acute...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You certainly raise a number of important issues and I will add my voice to the many who have already congratulated you for your courage and determination.In science and medicine, we are always on the lookout for new disease entities. The more we... Read more »

When to re-test when negative twice

I am married to a man who has been HIV for 3 years. We have been together for 9 years, which did not practice safe sex for 7 of those years. I have tested negative twice in 1993 and 1995. My husband and I now practice abstience. Should I get tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.If you test negative 6 months after your LAST possible exposure to the virus(or anytime after that), your test results indicate, with more than 99%accuracy, that you are not infected. It's never a guarantee... Read more »

stepped in twelve-hour old sewage water-whats possibility of AIds

Maybe I'm paranoid, but I need to know the stats or chances of one contracting HIV or Hepatitis or any other serious diseases by accidently, but quickly stepping in twelve-hour old backed-up sewage water twice in socks. Although it was a short...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello OCD and worrying constantly,OK, I'll answer your question, but first, you have to answer one for me, OK? You stepped in 12-hour old backup sewage water in your socks, right? OK, I understand how that might happen once, but twice? You did... Read more »

How possible to get Parkinson and Schizophrenia with AIDS

Hello Dr Frascino,Lately, I am reading a lot this site and the answers from all the experts in effort to understand my nephews condition and help him. Hope you have the chance to read my long story and answer my many questions. It will help us a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Marthda.I'm sorry to hear your nephew is having such a difficult time. Unfortunately without being able to completely review his medical history, medical records and all laboratory tests and to perform a physical examination, it's... Read more »
Connect With Others

Green Stools??? TWICE!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I tested negative at 9 months and after traveling to latin america, I now have green stools after having diarreah a couple of days ago and took immodium!!! i am not sure if this could be related to hiv as I took my 9 month test a week and a half... Read more »

think twice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i'm writing this because first i need to talk to someone and second maybe some negatives who read this will think twice before sleeping with someone of unknown hiv status.
lets take it from the very beginning. in 1997 i blew a ts escort. if you... Read more »

Going crazy over possible infection

Posted by insano, 3 Replies
I had an incident at a HIV testing clinic that has got me paranoid to whether or not I may have contracted the HIV virus. I had a finger-prick blood sample taken and tested with the Clearview HIV rapid test. The result came back negative but for... Read more »

Is HIV re-infection possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The Positive Partners Superinfection Study




Positive Partners Superinfection Study
This study is looking to answer some questions that many positive people have been wondering about for some time, and as of yet the medical world has not been able to... Read more »